Who Am I Becoming?

June 18, 2009
By Ashley Hammel BRONZE, Arlington Heights, Illinois
Ashley Hammel BRONZE, Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Everyone says I’m this nice little girl,
With a lot of friends.
That used to be me,
But I’m not so sure anymore.

I feel like something is missing inside of me.

Like I’m trapped inside someone,

That isn’t me.

I can see me on the inside,
But not the outside.
Something or someone is changing me.
Why is this happening?

I used to know who I was, and what I


I’m not sure of anything now.

I don’t know what is happening to me.

I don’t like it.
Please make it stop.

I’m feeling small inside, but big and mean on the outside.
I feel like something is missing.
Like the mean me is taking over.
I won’t let that happen.

The author's comments:
This poem expresses how i was feeling about life. As I got more mature and my behavior didn't, I took a step back and realized that I didn't want to live my life like that.

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