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Poem: What Not to do if They Hate You

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do not give.

do not hide.

do not shrink

yet

do not grow

brittle, stiff, or bitter.

do not—do not pretend.

do not reveal

the quiet, constant wishes of your heart.

do not even bend.

—Angela Perry

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