Kelsey Martinson


How


They told me to fight
But they didn't say
How
They told me to grow up
But they didn't teach me
How
They told me to be brave
But they never showed me
How
Now, how do they expect me to be these things
If they never showed me
How

Submitted: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 02, 2013

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