I Will Survive
Shanelle S. Griffin
I will survive in New York 14 & in work
I will survive in New York. I'm 14 & in work
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People swear they’re big and tough. But this act just an act of
They say, “School’s whack!” But they just sit on the corner in pitch black.
No one likes to be mistreated. When you’re rude, the purpose is defeated.
She’s trying so hard to be like Hipster Ariel;
Worrying about how she’ll look in her burial
What’s done in the dark, comes to the light You won’t make it in the world without putting up a fight
Work so hard to make your title as a girl who stay flee, But nothing you got made you someone whose free.
They say, “She going hard, right?” Or “Now that Shawty clothes is tight”.
Someone’s always judging That’s why I'’m always trudging.
I’m done eating Ramen Noodles with pork
Cause I WILL survive in New York...