A smile, a laugh,

so far I have come,

flick the switch on your remote,

There I appear.

All these years spent working,

working for my spot

working for my respect

I am who I am,

I have never changed

for societies image.

The applause sign lights up

I take to the stage.

Ellen Degeneres

By Poppy

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