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love what you got

fingers are dirty,
hair is tangled.
She's a mess, you might say.
But at least her heart is pure.

wrists covered in scars,
stomach screaming with hunger.
He's damaged, some say.
But at least his love his whole.

breathing is heavy,
skin is pale.
She's dying, some would say.
But at least she knows how to live.

a woman without a house
Knows how to make a home.
Hand her a loaf of bread,
And she won't devour it,
Because she knows how to treasure
The beauty in life.

At least a boy without a smile
Knows how to hold on,
Longer than someone who's never fallen,
And never dared to learn
How to fly.

At least a girl in a disabled chair
Knows how to capture a moment,
Because she can't quite be sure
How many moments she really has
Remaining.

At least someone with so little
Can appreciate
And know
So much.
Because when you have so much...
You only have so little.

so love what you have, and not what
you have not.
Live for today, go with the flow
and bend the rules,
Look in the mirror and like what You see.
Not what people want you to be.
People who mind, don't matter,
as the people who matter don't mind.
old saying but still stands the time
Written by NYTESHAYDE
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