On the Come Up, Angie Thomas
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Angie Thomas

On the Come Up

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You can’t control what other people do. You can only control the way that you react.”

No, you can’t. Not when your arm
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Nas told me the world was mine, and I believed it could be
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You see, I’m somebody’s daughter, I’m somebody’s sister,
I’m somebody’s hope. And I’m somebody’s mirror.
I’m a genius, I’m a star, call me all of the above
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See, the one thing good memories and bad memories have in common is that they both stay with you
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’re the only one who can say who you are with authority
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Admitting that you’re weak is one of the strongest things you can do
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The more people in your life, the more people who can leave your life, you know?
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Yeah, people leave us,” he says softly. “But it doesn’t mean we alone.”
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Not fighting is harder than fighting
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but America, you made us, only time we famous—’”
“‘Is when we die and you blame us,’”
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You do know you don’t have to be strong all the time, right?”
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That’s when I learned that when people die, they sometimes take the living with them
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Sky’s the limit
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the eyes the windows to the soul
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There is a superpower that black mommas possess—they can somehow go from being gentle to firm in a matter of seconds. Hell, sometimes in the same sentence
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I swear, moms are equipped with mind-reading abilities
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Let them call you whatever the hell they want, baby girl. Just make sure you getting paid when they do
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Oh, dear God. “Um . . . yeah. Sure.”
“Hey! Dinner ready, and I’m hungry,” Granddaddy calls from downstairs. “So bring y’all asses on!”
“Sit your behind down somewhere and hush!” Grandma says.
“Ah, the sweet sound of dysfunction,” Trey says as he leaves my room. “We’ll have to deal with that all the time now.”
“Lord, help us,” Mom adds, following him out.
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The other day,” Jay says. “We talked for a few hours. Hashed out a lot of things, even stuff from way back when.”
“Did Jesus moderate it?” I ask. “’Cause that’s the only way I see this working.”
Trey goes, “Haaaa!”
Mom kisses her teeth. “Anyway! I’m not gonna act like we’re best friends, hell no. That woman still knows how to work my nerves. But we realized that we love you two and want what’s best for you. We’re willing to set our differences aside in the name of that.”
Trey picks up his phone. “Ah. That explains it. I just got a notification that it’s below zero in hell.”
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t need to.”
“Oh, so I’m sexy without it?” Curtis wiggles his eyebrows.
I laugh. “Bye, Curtis.”
“You can’t admit it, don’t be scared,” he says. “So, this date of ours. We never figured out the details. I was thinking we could leave campus one day this week
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