“I don’t want my life to fit in a little box, to bend,
to mold, to be a certain shape. I want to lean my head back
and take in the sky and all its colors.
I want to stick out my tongue and lick the fresh rain.
I want to squish my toes into dirt and lay
in the green grass and close my eyes.

I don’t want to follow rules,
but make my own, soaking
up this earth and all the sunshine.”

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