Cookie Cutters and Stencils


Cookie cutters and stencils

Perfectly drawn and cut

Defined and outlined with pencil

No given if, ands, or buts!


How perfect would we be?

If we were all the same

With no damage caused to see

We wouldn’t live in shame


Cookie cutters and stencils

Many shapes and sizes

Made of copper or tinsel

They carry different disguises


Neither one the same

Pressed and cut by one hand

Each with a different name

By themselves they all stand


All cut with the same cutter

No one made any better

Voices we all utter

We all carry some kind of letter




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Mentalist acer 5 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

A nicely baked sentiment Bella.;)

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Plarson 5 years ago from Alabama

Bella- So glad you don't fit the "mold" j/s -P

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b. Malin 5 years ago

I used to feel that the schools were trying to turn out "Cookie Cutter Kids"...but thank goodness my boys made it through, and proved they could THINK for themselves.Good Hub Bella, from one Rebel to Another.

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mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

Just stopped by to read more of your fine work.

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Lady_Tenaz 5 years ago

Beautiful girl!! And like all of us we all came from the same "Imperfect" cookie cutter. This was great!

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Johnny Love 5 years ago

Nothing so perfectly imperfect than this. How does one define themselves, how can one see, how does one know how truly unique they truly are. Sorry, lovely Your words. Blessings my friend.

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Nikkij504gurl 5 years ago from Louisiana

kewl, the cookie cutters and stencils are a symbolism for people...we are all different, no one better than anyone else. different shapes and sizes, voices, a letter...a purpose? pressed and cut by one hand...the hand of God. If we were all the same and perfect with no damage to see, then we'd be dull and lifeless and plain, with no colors either. I like it better this way. The way we are.

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PenMePretty 5 years ago from Franklin

Very clever and well snowflakes, we're all different--but so much alike.

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bellawritter23 5 years ago from California Author

Acer, Thank you yes at first didnt seem great to me but its what I felt!!!

P., As many say I am truly one of a kind!!! lol

B., Yeah so not good to have all conform to one standard!! Thanks B.

J., Yes we are all imperfect I agree to the maximus!! he he

Johnny, I have to agree with you as well nothing and no one is ever perfect ever!! Thank you

Nikki, You are just so right on q with every thing.... sometimes I wish I could be that way :)

Pen, I love snowflake now only if we got them in Cali that would be awesome but as it is we only tend to see 3 seasons!!

smiles :)


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