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Kymberlie Ingalls is native to the Bay Area in California. She is a pioneer in blogging, having self-published online since 1997. Her style is loose, experimental, and a journey in stream of consciousness. Works include personal essay, prose, short fictional stories, and a memoir in progress. Thank you for taking a moment of your time to visit. Beware of the occasional falling opinions. For editing services: http://www.kymberlieingalls.com/p/editing-services.html

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Mean




Taylor Swift - Mean 
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I've played this song about five times in the past three hours.  My husband asked me "Why do you like this song so much, anyway?" 

Because it's catchy, kinda funny, and very relevant.  I can't help but be taken back to a time when I was just a kid, and thinking just this in my head as the blows came down upon my scrawny little body.  "Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me." 

The thought still crosses my mind today.  Karma is a very curious beast.  She's usually on your side when you need to be, and we need to hope we're not on the receiving end of her justice.  It's quite inevitable - I've had my share doled out to me.  I take my lumps, try to learn from them.

What I don't want is for someboy to think of me as a bully, looking up at me with fear and spite in their eyes, whispering "All you're ever gonna be is mean...."

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