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Pardon me for being me.

Updated on June 10, 2011

I gotta be me!

What makes a stand like being ones self

for what glory is conditioned

the other only feels the sting


of complete opposition.

For being yourself implys

much torture to the other side

for they have only one goal

to take from you

the great thing you hold

stand tall and be proud

of who you are and make it clear

that loving you comes with one thing

to accept you

with that ...there is many happy years


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    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      I have fought all my life ( and won) to be myself... no matter what. It always helped me to remember.... to always care what others feel..... just not so much on what they think :) Good luck in al you are and do !

      Mia

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      davidkaluge 

      6 years ago

      You got a point but I must add that at times it is difficult for us to remain us despite what people say or think. Difficult here means courage. For instance, many Christains especially my family, and friends have tried to make me stop tolerating people of other religions or Christain sects. In fact its as if I won't find a wife because on my tolerance. I tell them that is me and that is why I am here to mark a new beginning so changing me is like stopping my existence. I mean just have to be me. Thanks.

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      thank you Sunshine! As you are an inspiration as well! Thanks for reading and I will see what I can do about the comment section........... be well

      always wishingUwell

      Mia

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Momma Mia, I just read your hub on your illness. There was no place to comment there so I came here. Thank you for sharing and I'm wishing you well. You are an inspiration to me and I'm sure many others.

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      Sueswan thanks for reading and kind comment! Hope you are having a wonderful weekender! WishingUwell. Mia

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      Sueswan 

      6 years ago

      Great poem and great advice.

      We need to be the best "me" we can be and not live up to others so called standards.

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      Tis true Minntonka Twin, Life is truly too short to not allow yourself and others to love yourself as the imperfect humans we are! Thankyou for reading and your great comment!

      Hope you are having a funtastic day :-}

      wishingUwell

      Mia

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      Linda Rogers 

      6 years ago from Minnesota

      You are sending a powerful yet simple message. Be who God made you and those around you either accept you or not. If they don't fully accept you it's time to move on. Life is too short and too precious to not be yourself. Bless you for a great hub!

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks for reading Lady Sunshine and the kind comment! Hope you have one fine day! Wishing you well, Mia

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Very nice! Well spoken :)

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      Thank you L.D. Cross for taking time to read and leave me a wonderful and insightful comment!

      Have a funtastic weekend!

      wishingUwell

      Mia

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      Joseph De Cross 

      6 years ago from New York

      You are being you and is because you have been chosen. A the months pass by, there will be facts that won't be denied..the fact that you will help yourself by helping others. Have a BLESS DAY!

      L D CROSS

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks Meg

      I so appreciate you stopping by to read my thoughts. I look forward to reading some of yours as well!

      WishingUwell

      Mia

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      pearlmacb 

      7 years ago from Switzerland

      What a wonderful piece!! I look forward to reading more of your hubs!! all the best :))

      Meg*

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      So nice for you to stop by and read my lil rhymes and with such great compliments ...well my head may get all blown up .....and then my mind might follow. LOL I can't wait to read all about you and your blogs, you write so well in the comment section.....should be very interesting stuff Epi-man

      Take care and always wishingUwell

      Mia

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      epigramman 

      7 years ago

      ...a very very inspiring piece of writing (that's two 'very's by the way) and not only because it represents you but it also represents 'us' as well ..... and as I always say if you write from the heart the mind will follow and you are certainly succeeding on both counts ...

      lake erie time 10:07am

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Thank you both Dashingscorpia and schoolgirlforreal, for reading an the great comments and rhymes. This made my day . Thankyou so much!

      always,

      wishingUwell

      Mia

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      schoolgirlforreal 

      7 years ago

      Pardon me for being me....

      I know those laughers those snobby jerks

      will laugh at me whether I worry about it or not

      whether I try and be conservative and hide..

      Or have some fun and have some pride

      why not have a ball and not care who's gonna call

      true friends will be there till the end

      so yes let's put our pride on the mend

      and be ourselves

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      dashingscorpio 

      7 years ago

      It's impossible to be truly happy unless one is comfortable in their skin. You really do have to love being yourself and be willing to let the chips fall where they may. Not everyone is going to like us. Even Jesus couldn't win them all over! Like many things in life being happy is a choice. We each get to choose our own friends, lovers, and spouse. You are responsible for your own happiness. "I gotta be me" is the only way to be free!

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Yes indeed ...love is all about acceptance .... thankyou for reading an the great comment Yeshuan.

      wishingUwell

      Mia

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      Yeshuan 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Those who love us, accept us, thorns and all. For awhile there, I was more thorny than usual. ;D

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Tis true Tony

      Honesty is a tri-level journey and I love to see all sides of it. Thank you for reading and as always a great comment!

      Have a simply perfect today

      Mia

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      Tony DeLorger 

      7 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Nicely expressed Mia. Pretence in life causes all kinds of strife, especially when fooling oneself. Accepting and being who you are is all that we can do in life; to be honest.

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Hi kashmir Yes indeed and thank you for the vote and lovely comment!

      always

      wishingUwell

      Mia

    • Momma Mia profile imageAUTHOR

      Momma Mia 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Thank you Fiddleman and schoolgirl for reading my thoughts for tonite and your comments as well!

      wishingUwell

      Mia

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      schoolgirlforreal 

      7 years ago

      I love the title and so true! :)

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      Fiddleman 

      7 years ago

      Great thoughts and a very good write.

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