when you look at others
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routheboat17 | poetry and flash fiction
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be proud of yourself | prompt: pride

when you look at others

when you look at others and there's a pang of jealously in your heart

when you look at others and there's a pang of jealously in your heart as you ask yourself, "how are they so confident of themselves?"

when you look at the mirror

when you look at the mirror and there's a pang of insecurity in your reflection

when you look at the mirror and there's a pang of insecurity in your reflection as you ask yourself, "why am i so ugly?"

when you look at your friends

when you look at your friends and you feel a pang of regret in your gut

when you look at your friends and you feel a pang of regret in your gut as you ask yourself, "how are they doing better than i am?"

when you look at me

when you look at me and you feel terrible of yourself

when you look at me and you feel terrible of yourself i will tell you, "be proud of yourself"

when you look at all of your accomplishments

when you look at all of your accomplishments and there's a wave of happiness

when you look at all of your accomplishments and there's a wave of happiness as you tell yourself, "i've lasted this long"

so dear, take pride in yourself

so dear, take pride in yourself look at yourself and remember how far you've gotten

so dear, take pride in yourself look at yourself and remember how far you've gotten spread those wonderful, colorful wings and fly towards the setting sun

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