leticia starkey

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Dont Listen/ listen Poem by leticia starkey

Don't listen when they tell you that you can't be somebody well known someday
Don't listen
to the stupid remarks people say
Don't listen
when people spread rumors.

when people give you advise
when they try to bring you spirit high
because they always try to help you.

Don't listen
to the people who try to get you high
Don't listen
to the people who lie
Don't listen
to the people who tell you that your ugly.

to the people who make you smile
to the people and get to know them for a while
to the people for you may learn something everyday.

Submitted: Friday, December 14, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 30, 2011

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  • Rookie - 10 Points Anthony Edmond John (7/16/2008 8:17:00 PM)

    Hi Sweetheart This One is Purely A Song with a Message...Duffed Hats and More.
    Anthony Edmond John
    +2348020984990 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lucianne Fasolo (12/14/2007 1:53:00 PM)

    'Listen to the people for you may learn something everyday.'

    So... I must listen to people or not? lol Because sometimes people's advice is a stupid remark, and they may make you smile by telling a lie you just want to believe. Things are not all black and white like in your poem. (Report) Reply

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