When I grow Up- Me Is What I'll Be

July 21, 2009
By Anonymous

They bombard me
Many questions are asked
My true feelings and personality are masked
Weighed down with the fact that life is too short
'But has anyone realized that life is too long? '
I wish to retort.

I've been living since forever
The start of my life?
I can't even remember...

Why do you bother with finding my lifetime career
when you should feel sympathetic
for this young child's self esteem,
which you tear..

I'm sorry if you missed your train.
Its gone.
but this is my time,
so be gone!

Around you
I can't be myself.
I have to be fake.
But this of all,
would be my greatest mistake.

When I grow up
I wish to be me.

Something beautiful and lovely.
Something talented, a prodigy.

Me is what I'll be
and with that I'll succeed
and the person inside will be freed.

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This article has 4 comments.

Zero_K DIAMOND said...
on Aug. 1 2009 at 10:31 pm
Zero_K DIAMOND, Moosic, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Life's no fun if you're not insane, otherwise you grow up to be an accountant." -Moi

I can relate. People are always asking what I want to be, so I just tell them that whatever it is that I choose, I'll still be me and that's all that matters. Great job! ZERO

on Aug. 1 2009 at 3:54 am
xXsmileXx PLATINUM, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Your dreams only become intangible when you stop reaching" ~me ;)

I love the poem, very well written. And you shouldn't have to wait til you grow up to be urself. Show 'em who u are NOW! And keep writing!!!!!!!

on Jul. 31 2009 at 11:46 pm
dylonmichael GOLD, El Dorado, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
i have two one is "live life as if it were your last day on earth" and two is "never make some one your everything because when they leave you you have nothing"

i love this poem

E.Lee GOLD said...
on Jul. 31 2009 at 6:48 pm
E.Lee GOLD, Akron, Ohio
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i really like this!! its so true. all i want to be is me, nothing more..nothing less. and deffinately not somthing created by someone else. "let me paint my own picture"

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