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jimdollar:

Thistle Memories — Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, NC, June 8, 2014How would you live if there were no one to impress?Satisfy?Appease?Please?Show—As in “I’ll show YOU!”?What do you need to be who you are?Why does being who you are sound like you are settling for nothing?"Anybody can be who they are! That’s nothing!"I can see my work is cut out for me with you.You are too much the child of culture and economy,To be at ease with who you are.You have to be SOMEBODY.Else.You have to be more than you areTo matter.To count.To have a chanceAt achieving lasting greatness in the eyes of the world.I’ll never talk you out of it,And it would be wrong of me to try.You have to find out for yourself if you are right about what matters.About it mattering to matter in the eyes of whomever mattersTo you.By being someone other than who you are.But.Why exactly do they matter to you that much?

jimdollar:

Thistle Memories — Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, NC, June 8, 2014

How would you live if there were no one to impress?

Satisfy?

Appease?

Please?

Show—As in “I’ll show YOU!”?

What do you need to be who you are?

Why does being who you are sound like you are settling for nothing?

"Anybody can be who they are! That’s nothing!"

I can see my work is cut out for me with you.

You are too much the child of culture and economy,

To be at ease with who you are.

You have to be SOMEBODY.

Else.

You have to be more than you are

To matter.

To count.

To have a chance

At achieving lasting greatness in the eyes of the world.

I’ll never talk you out of it,

And it would be wrong of me to try.

You have to find out for yourself if you are right about what matters.

About it mattering to matter in the eyes of whomever matters

To you.

By being someone other than who you are.

But.

Why exactly do they matter to you that much?

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dolphinnotes:

Someone told me today-

Be selfish, don’t settle.

They don’t know I’ve been selfish

my entire life.

Eating away at the resources of others in the sake of

love, happiness, revenge, purity,

forgiveness.

They do not know this is a habit

I am trying to break.

Like a junkie and his dope-

Is he selfish for taking another hit?

I am tired of being selfish.

Yet I never want to settle.