Labels and Boxes

Labels and Boxes

A Poem by Theyna W.

Labels are handed out at a young age

Some aren’t very nice

Fat, ugly, idiot, loser

And some are meant in a good way

Pretty, nice, smart, cool

But all of these labels

They don’t do much good

People are messy and complicated

They don’t fit into neat little boxes

So instead of trying over and over to change

To cram ourselves into the boxes we’re given

Get rid of the box

Throw it away, burn it, whatever

Just get rid of it

Now, start from scratch

Design the you that you want

And no boxes this time

© 2019 Theyna W.

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Added on May 5, 2019
Last Updated on May 5, 2019


Theyna W.
Theyna W.


I am Theyna. Most people see me as the boring, nerdy girl sitting in the back of the classroom reading a book that's three inches thick. Although I am quiet, I have loud thoughts, crazy ideas, and f.. more..