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The Fur

03/23/2015 09:16 am ET | Updated May 23, 2015

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Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.

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The picture and words in this poem appear in the book I Wrote This For You. Photography © Jon Ellis.