Labels were created to make us all look strang
John Q Citisen
John Q Citisen
Feb 23, 2014

I am who I am and that will never change.
Labels were created to make us all look strange.

If we weren’t judged by our visage, but judged by our soul,
    we could live life to the fullest
             -and that is my goal.

I'm tired of being judged.
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#labels  
peeling off labels is like peeling off skin of a 3rd degre
SheWritesInVerse
SheWritesInVerse
Dec 23, 2014      Dec 23, 2014

peeling off labels is like peeling off skin of a 3rd degree sunburn
i hate how it looks
and it's gonna hurt like hell
but i don't want the evidence there
why do i even care so much?

dear society
rip
i am not "anorexic"
tear
i have metabolism issues

the stickiness gums up
i didn't ask for this
shred
i'm not "antisocial"
strip
but i like being alone

stab
i'm not teen angst
hack
i'm growing up
stop telling me
i have problems
scratch
i know i have problems

i'm not canned vegetables
why do you need to know my contents?
pick
i'm not yours to scrutinize
stop staring at my body
stop trying to get into my head

stop slapping shit on me
and expecting me to fit into the little labeled box
i'm not
your labels

#life   #labels  
apintofwords
apintofwords
Dec 28, 2012

karma isn't the bitch,
It's us.
We're all a little bit fucked up in the head.
karma tries hard to tell us this isn't how it works,
this isn't how life is supposed to be,
this isn't the path that we ought to choose,
karma isn't the bitch,
its us.
we're all a little bit fucked up in the head.
we make the wrong decisions.
we depend on the wrong people.
and in the end, we sit around waist deep in the mess we made,
and blame karma.
but karma isn't the bitch.
its us.
we're all a little bit fucked up in the head.

#labels   #karma   #twisted  
I don't like labels.
Lani Foronda
Lani Foronda
Jul 1, 2014

I don't like labels.
Labels mean restrictions.
Oh, you want to do that?
No no, you can't!

Labels mean expectations and
Expectations means disappointment.
Labels mean something has to be
Ought to be
Like this
& not like that.
We'd constantly be thinking if what we were doing
Was what we should be doing.

I like labels.
Labels mean structure,
And structure means order.
If everything was in its place-
Exactly as it ought to be-
We'd be okay.
We wouldn't have to worry about crossing over the lines
That the world has drawn up against us.
We'd know what to expect
And what to feel.

September26,2013
But what do labels really change?
De'Anna
De'Anna
May 15, 2014

Your were right.
I act so pitiful.
You were right.
I am negative.
You were right.
I'm a think in absolutes.
You were right.
I'm like a Sith.

But what do labels really change?
Do they warm you at night?
Even though it is,
you'd never admit my statement is right.

Siths are characters in star wars. It's said sith think in absolutes and they believe either you are with them completely to the point or clinging or against them.
#poem   #labels   #people   #bullies  
Katie Biesiada
Katie Biesiada
Apr 29, 2014      Apr 29, 2014

I am an introvert.
Or so they say.
But I don’t know why they say half the things they do anyway…
What is an introvert?
Someone who enjoys the quiet
Page turns of a good book?
Someone who enjoys the
Euphoria of sipping tea?
Someone who prefers yoga
Basked in the candle-light glow
Over a mind full of mary jane?
Why yes, then,
I am an introvert…
…drowning in my own solitude

#self   #sad   #depression   #life   #lonely   #drugs   #alone   #introvert   #happiness   #solitude   #labels   #book   #me   #weed   #describe   #relax   #tea   #description   #enjoyment  
People place negative & positive labels on us.
Jade
Oct 4, 2014

People place negative & positive labels on us.
Sometimes without us even knowing.
Those positive labels being,
Caring, nice, sweet, and beautiful.
But those negative labels being,
ungrateful, self-fish, and ugly.
Most of the time we carry the weight of only those negative labels.
But you have to rebuke every negative label,
And replace them with your positive labels.

individuality-exists
individuality-exists
Apr 16, 2014      Apr 16, 2014

what does it take
to become a writer?
published words
or beautiful thoughts

 
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