BeTheChange18

Australia

writer
she/her
"work hard in silence and let success be your noise"
community ambassador alumni [summer 2020]

Message from Writer

"As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others."
~Audrey Hepburn

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
~Nelson Mandela

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
~Margaret Mead

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BeTheChange18 (Australia) published:

Because Your Worth It

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

Your deplorable, horrible, despicable, ignorable.
You reiterate, evaluate, desiccate, and exacerbate.
Can’t you accept the way you look?
Why don't I look like that princess from that book?
Cause. you don't. belong.
And honey,.. your body is just so wrong

Hold up, let's take it back a notch.
I am not a parking ticket looking for your validation.
You are no longer allowed to park for free in our nation
I conform in this society,
To be surrounded with variety. ...

Seeking Peer Reviews

23 days ago

BeTheChange18 (Australia) liked The Passing of Cherry Blossoms by Wisp (United States)

5 months ago

BeTheChange18 (Australia) liked Because Your Worth It by BeTheChange18 (Australia)

7 months ago

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BeTheChange18 (Australia) published:

Because Your Worth It

PROMPT: Speechwriting Competition 2020

Your deplorable, horrible, despicable, ignorable.
You reiterate, evaluate, desiccate, and exacerbate.
Can’t you accept the way you look?
Why don't I look like that princess from that book?
Cause. you don't. belong.
And honey,.. your body is just so wrong

Hold up, let's take it back a notch.
I am not a parking ticket looking for your validation.
You are no longer allowed to park for free in our nation
I conform in this society,
To be surrounded with variety. ...

Seeking Peer Reviews

7 months ago

BeTheChange18 (Australia) liked serpentine queen, don’t succumb to slumber by sunny.v (United States)

9 months ago

BeTheChange18 (Australia) liked summer is over only in name by chrysanthemums&ink (United States)

9 months ago

BeTheChange18 (Australia) liked Enduring the End by BeTheChange18 (Australia)

9 months ago

6

BeTheChange18 (Australia) published:

Enduring the End

PROMPT: We Miss You, Sport!

I walk up to the track, loose grey pebbles crunching under my trainers. The bleak thin wind wraps around me, so boldly touching my skin. As I gently close my eyes, the sounds and sights of the crowd fill my reminiscing senses, swirling in unseen currents as their feet shuffle on the brisk aged concrete. Awaiting I feel, I take my place and get into position. My breath stutters in my lungs as my legs take off to the crack...

9 months ago

BeTheChange18 (Australia) liked Dandelions by sherry171 (Canada)

9 months ago

BeTheChange18 (Australia) liked bombay by panda! (India)

9 months ago