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Shy Girl

I’m the girl that they call shy

I’m the girl that they call a scary cat

I have these chains wrapped around me

There’s this one chain I want to break

Singing is the best talent I have

but I’m afraid to shine and show the world

my amazing talent. One day I’m going to be

loose as a goose so you better not get me started.

This poem is taken from the book, The Stars are Lying, a collection of poems produced by students from Putnam Middle School and Oliver Elementary School, in collaboration with Desert Island Supply Company (DISCO).

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