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Kailey Brown Dec 2016
I am not a dumb girl. I will never be a dumb girl. In fact, I don't think there's even such thing as a dumb girl, just girls pretending to be dumb. Pretending because they were told that boys don't like girls that are "too smart" or who use big words to explain complex ideas. No, boys like "pretty girls". So that's what girls do, they focus on becoming pretty. They focus more on their hair and makeup than they  do on their potential and aspirations. They foster a diverse nail polish collection rather than a diverse worldview. And I am not one of these girls. I embrace my feminist, but not at the cost of my intellect. I make room for my makeup addiction, but I'll never use that makeup to cover up my brilliance. Yes, I like to be noticed for being pretty, but more than that I like to be noticed for my intelligence. I have a fire in my should that could burn down cities, and a kindness that could rebuild nations. So do you. We all do. We all have a greatness inside of us waiting to be released. To stifle that greatness is an immense injustice. To dumb yourself down, or expect someone to dumb themself down to protect your ego, is an enormous disservice to the world. So girls, don't simplify yourselves to being merely pretty, be great. And boys, don't expect us to be pretty, expect us to push you to be greater than you already are. Never accept the role of a "dumb girl", and never perpetuate it.
  Sep 2015 Kailey Brown
Aishwarya Nair
You are not broken
and I don’t need to fix you,
always remember.
Kailey Brown Sep 2015
Being in love is the most complicated, yet simplest thing you'll ever experience. Being in love is knowing everything about a person, but still being surprised by them everyday. Love is feeling so secure with a person that it scares you, because how could you ever be that way with anyone else? Being in love is like living on the borderline between utter chaos and complete harmony. It's so confusing that it makes complete sense. Being in love is so perfect that you almost want it to stop before you break it. Almost. Being in love is being perfectly content with whatever life throws at you because you know that no matter what, you're always going to have that one person beside you to ensure that everything's okay. Being in love is scary and complicated and hard, but it's so worth it. Being in love is the greatest feeling that you could ever imagine, and probably plus some.
Kailey Brown Jul 2015
I left because being with you
didn't seem to make me happy.

But now I'm alone and I've realized
I was the one making myself unhappy all along.

So I'm left waiting for you to call
because I'm praying you want me too.

And I'm left here hoping
you miss me like I miss you.
Kailey Brown Jul 2015
It's taking everything I have not to call you up
and tell you how much I love you
and miss you.
Kailey Brown May 2015
Just because I did it to myself, doesn't mean that it doesn't hurt.
Kailey Brown May 2015
I am a passionate person.
I don't do lukewarm or mild,
I don't feel things half way.
I am either 100% or nothing, there is no in between.

Don't get me wrong,
I am logical and level headed...
You know, when I decide to think.
I am capable of rationality.

Just not when it comes to my feelings.

I am a passionate person.
I am not a cool breeze on a Sunday morning.
I am not a flurry of snow on your eyelashes.

I am a storm that's constantly brewing out at sea.
I am a tornado that tears things to pieces.
I am a wildfire that consumes all in its path.

I can be destructive,
but I can also be beautiful.

I am the rainstorm after a drought.
I am the flood that washes away your pain.
I am the bonfire that warms your soul on cold winter nights.

There is fire in my heart and desire in my eyes.
I want to put everything I am into everything I do.

The most painful thing you could do to me
is slowly extinguish my flames...
Is to capture the intensity with which
I adore to live.

I can't do lukewarm.
I can't be with someone who tries to contain all that I am.
I can't watch someone get used to me and take me for granted.

I am a passionate person.
I can't live life any other way...
Not without giving up what makes me exactly who I am.
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