To be a girl
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~ C O A T ~ I was born a girl, but don't mind me if I do "boy" things too. Don't mind me at all.

To be a girl

I am a girl

I am a girl I spend hours in the bathroom doing my hair and putting on make up

I am a girl I spend hours in the bathroom doing my hair and putting on make up I think about boys in class

I am a girl I spend hours in the bathroom doing my hair and putting on make up I think about boys in class I write in a diary and gossip with my friends

I am weak

I am weak I am useless

I am weak I am useless and I am wholly dependent on men

What a lie.

Despite what you may think

Despite what you may think I am not fragile

Despite what you may think I am not fragile I am not dumb

Despite what you may think I am not fragile I am not dumb Instead,

Despite what you may think I am not fragile I am not dumb Instead, it's quite the contrary.

I can be just as smart

I can be just as smart strong

I can be just as smart strong and capable as men

I can be just as smart strong and capable as men If not,

I can be just as smart strong and capable as men If not, maybe even better.

Just because I wear nail polish

Just because I wear nail polish doesn't mean I won't get my hands dirty.

In fact,

In fact, I always liked to peel off my nail polish.

*** Hiya readers! It's been a while since I wrote one of these. I just wanted to acknowledge something real quick! (I promise I won't write an essay this time!)

*** If someone wears nail polish, that doesn't mean they are automatically "girly." We all have different tastes and preferences.

*** Being part of the gender norms is okay! But saying someone has to STICK to those stereotypes is a big no-no.

*** This was just my personal take on the prompt and gender stereotypes. If you feel offended in any way, please feel free to let me know! Thanks for reading!

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