They Assume

August 20, 2010
They assume I am correct
For rarely am I wrong
They assume I am weak
For rarely need I be strong

They assume I am intelligent
For rarely am I incorrect
They assume I am passive
For rarely need I be direct

They assume I am good
For rarely am I bad
They assume I am envious
For rarely have I had

They assume I wish I was
For rarely have I been
They assume I will lose
For rarely do I win

They assume they'll never know me
This I know is true for sure
For rarely would I speak to someone
Who assumes so many things before

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ImagineBelieveHope said...
Mar. 29, 2011 at 6:55 am
I really like this and I totally agree with you :)
straycat said...
Sept. 18, 2010 at 8:49 am

Very true. too many people judge before getting to know you.


Healing_Angel This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 16, 2010 at 8:32 pm
Sometimes the words are a bit forced and seem awkward, but a great poem overall. Keep writing!
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