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this is for the girls who think they’re going to have it all together at 18
this is for the girls who learn they can be whoever they want to be
this is for the girls who realize they don’t have to compete
this is for the girls marking off the days until graduation
this is for the girls who guard their body with everything they have
this is for the girls who start off naive and end up a bit less naive
this is for the girls who find out they don’t have to be soft
this is for the girls who start wearing jeggings and a middle finger
this is for the girls who wear short hair and flowing dresses
this is for the girls who have no plans on shaving
this is for the girls who get shit on for being a teenage girl
this is for the girls who gets their opinions dismissed with a soft snort
this is for the girls who sit quietly at the back of the class with their headphones
this is for the girls with part-time jobs saving for a college that will only put them in more debt
this is for the girls who drop out
this is for the girls who ace every test
this is for the girls who buy into the bullshit
this is for the girls who learn to fight with fists and teeth
this is for the girls who learn to fight with biting words and droll looks
this is for the girls who haven’t learned to fight yet
this is for the girls that are trouble
this is for the girls who start riots
this is for the girls who want a boyfriend
this is for the girls who lie about themselves to keep their family happy
this is for the religious girls
this is for the girls who dance around to taylor swift
this is for the girls who are realizing they love girls
this is for the girls who never get around to raiding their parents’ liquor cabinet
this is for the girls who go out and get trashed every weekend
this is for the girls who would die for their blood relatives
this is for the girls who make their family on their own
this is for the girls who rewrite the toxic things they learned
this is for the girls who find out how angry they are
this is for the girls who start revolutions
this is for the girls with stretch marks
this is for the girls in detention
this is for the girls with scars that are healing or being freshly opened
this is for the girls who save themselves
this is for the girls who don’t know how
this is for the girls who are learning they’re enough as they are
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