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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Trying To Blend

She wore the right dress. Put her makeup on just right. Smiled the right smile. But, she did these things, not to stand out. But instead, so that she would not be noticed.

The best camoflague couldn't disguise her. She couldn't hide. They knew. They always knew. She wasn't one of them. And, as time so often does, it carried her to the truth. And she sees now, fitting in is never as beautiful as standing out.


Sarah said...

<3 i love this

Lori said...

Jenn, thanks for reading my blog post about my son and our lives with his cancer diagnosis. Your words and art are beautiful. Lori