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I've decided recently that I need to delete most of the old stuff on here. I'm probably not, but if you want to read poetrythen ignore all old stuff.

Thank you so much for either if you choose to favorite/comment.

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you guys give me a Daily Deviation??? I love you all so so much. I mean, seriously, seriously thank you. Every single one of you is amazing and perfect and just wow okay I'm still wow'ing.

And it's more than just a DD, you know, like, I'm super touched and flattered and all these other adjectives on the response "welcome to the real world" got. I loved reading your comments about how you perceive the real world and what you were afraid of when you were graduating college/high school.

Which is another thing. I can't even begin to describe how amazing comments like, 'I just graduated high school and I think I needed to read this' or 'Just finished college, this helped me so much'. Good. Thank god, because that's what I wanted that poem to do to you. I wanted people to read it and feel, well, maybe not helped, but at least not so alone. My oldest sister graduates college in June, and today is my other sister's high school graduation and today was the last exam of my sophomore year of high school, so we're all another step into having no idea what we're going to do later and I know it scares me and it probably scares them, too.

So I'm just really glad that people read this poem and liked it, or even if they read it and hated it, or read it and messaged me all the ways that I'm an ignorant, privileged sixteen year old. This is true. But like I said earlier, I wrote "welcome to the real world" so people could read it and feel like they're aren't the only ones facing these problems. Cause sure, from what I've seen the Real World sucks and it's awful and yeah, there's little bits of 'this is great' but it's mostly twenty-somethings wishing they were preteens again. And it would doubtlessly be better if no one thought they were the only ones going through the same adjustments.

I got off all track--I just really wanted to say that after the week of exams I've had and Ending Of The Year blues, this was amazing. Thank you so much. I'm still smiling.

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Grae Mattern
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I hate talking about myself for any length of time. My favorite part of the summer is the fireflies. My mother doesn't understand why I like the rain so much, but let's just put that on the ever-growing list of things my mother doesn't understand about me. I don't know what to do about that. I do this weird thing where I don't reply to comments and don't tell everyone that follows me that I love them but I love them and on Bad Days, I reread the comments and look at my watchers and I smile and fall a little bit more in love with humanity in general. I'm allergic to every nut but peanuts. I am a horrible human being. But some days I can convince myself that that doesn't necessarily mean I'm not a good person.
-Grae
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OfOneSoul Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Hi, dear. :wave:

I just wanted you to know - I stumbled onto your piece "i don't have a dog" by accident and am SOOOO glad I did. I went to suggest it for a DD but then saw you've already gotten one in the last 6 months. I just wanted you to know how highly I thought of that piece. I read a lot of lit. on this website... and that poem was not only memorable, but touched me.

I actually recently considered the concept (of humans loving like dogs). Mainly because - I have a dog. My fiance and I disagree about him. I love him unconditionally and my fiance says he "hates" him. But then I thought to myself... you may "hate" him - but Rambo (my dog) still loves you.

I'll be watching for future amazing works from now on. Just wanted to stop by and thank you for sharing. :heart:
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AcidSpades Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Hi..
Look, I know you're probably not going to respond but your poetry is amazing and you seem like a really awesome person. I wish I could write as well as you, and maybe even make a biography that sounds pretty damn awesome as yours. I like fireflies too, although I haven't actually seen them
Before. I guess we
Can blame owl city for that. Haha. And the rain is beautiful too. And you like supernatural.. So that gives you a bonus on why I even decided writing this weird comment.. And I really suck at endings... So, yeah. That's all. :p have a good day!
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iMariposa Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for faving my journal!
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jadeshade34 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
keep up your amazing work, I hope one day you become even more famous and become a write. I love your poetry is very emotional and it tells that you are a strong person. havr a great day
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Sannleikur Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
As I can see, you get this kind of response a lot but... I still find it oddly necessary to say something. You are an amazing artist. I'm not saying it from a technical standpoint, as I know very little of writing and especially poetry. In point of fact, I actively dislike poetry as most of it seems over done some how. I say it because while you are clearly a poet, I find myself drawn to read whats here anyway. You are someone who truly thinks as well as feels. I have the utmost respect for that, and as it is one of your qualities, you. Thank you for posting. 

p.s. If your mother really doesn't get your love of rain, than play storm tracks at night. It's incredibly soothing, and EVERYONE loves to sleep. maybe that'll clear the point up. XD
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Kokorococoa Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
YOUR WORK IS ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL IF ONLY I COULD LEARN TO BE AS GOOD AS YOU
YOU INSPIRATION YOU
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iMariposa Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You have an adorable smile! And your poetry is wonderful :love: :hug:
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That-Red-Panda Featured By Owner May 21, 2014
Your work is simply amazing to read, you are extremely talented to be able to write the way you do, beautiful work.
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locosquirrel Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, you just sound like a great person and the words that you write cut straight to the bone and that's awesome. Yeah. That's all. :) 
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ButeoLineatus Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your work! It is absolutely beautiful
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