Life isn't about keeping
It's not about how many
friends you have
Or how accepted you are.
Not about if you have
plans this weekend or if you're alone.
It isn't about who
you're dating, who you used to date, how many people you've dated, or if you
haven't been with anyone at all.
It isn't about who you
It's not about sex.
It isn't about who your
family is or how much money they have
Or what kind of car you
Or where you are sent to
It's not about how
beautiful or ugly you are.
Or what clothes you
wear, what shoes you have on, or what kind of music you listen to.
It's not about if your
hair is blonde, red, black, or brown
Or if your skin is too
light or too dark.
Not about what grades
you get, how smart you are, how smart everybody else thinks you are, or how
smart standardized tests say you are.
It's not about what
clubs you're in or how good you are at "your" sport.
It's not about
representing your whole being on a piece of paper and seeing who will accept
"the written you."
LIFE JUST ISN'T.
But, life is about who
you love and who you hurt.
It's about who you make
happy or unhappy purposefully.
It's about keeping or
It's about friendship,
used as a sanctity or a weapon.
It's about what you say
and mean, maybe hurtful, maybe heartening.
About starting rumors
and contributing to petty gossip.
It's about what
judgments you pass and why. And who your judgments are spread to.
It's about who you've
ignored with full control and intention.
It's about jealousy,
fear, ignorance, and revenge.
It's about carrying
inner hate and love, letting it grow, and spreading it.
But most of all, it's
about using your life to touch or poison other people's hearts in such a way
that could have never occurred alone.
Only you choose the way
those hearts are affected, and those choices are what life's all about.