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Rise, shine your silly bright light
Sparkly teeth, wonky and unaligned
Dimples that never end
Sinking to the deepest trenches of nothingness
Fool without a plan
Take it in, still believing

When the leaves have fallen
Egos revealed and promises broken
Crawl if your heart is too heavy
Mourn if your pleas fall on deaf ears
But never doubt your tenderness
Go on, embrace it all

It’s not a list of achievements you seek
They’ll be forgotten in time
Who you let yourself become
Things that shape you
Carefully tread the pitfalls of succumbing
Swim for shore don’t drown
Your goal is not a crown