Everything I'm Not

July 2, 2010
By NattieLerman GOLD, Mt. Prospect, Illinois
NattieLerman GOLD, Mt. Prospect, Illinois
10 articles 8 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Theres a little truth behind every (just kidding), a little curiosity behind every (just wondering), a little knowledge behind every (i dont know)& a little emotion behind every (i dont care)."


I don’t have blonde hair,
Or sparkling blue eyes,
I don’t have a stick thin body,
Might as well call me thunder thighs.

I don’t have straight teeth,
Or a great singing voice,
I can’t help who I am,
How I wish it was my choice.

I don’t have a boyfriend,
Or a beautiful physique,
I love math and science,
Everyone calls me ‘that freak’.

I don’t have a humungous house,
Or a lot of fashionable clothes,
My self-esteem is down the toilet,
The only thing that grows is my woes.

I don’t wear tons of makeup,
Or wash my hair everyday,
Some think that’s disgusting,
I wish I didn’t care what they had to say.

I don’t drink or smoke,
Or party too hard,
But then again I’m not invited to anything,
And for that I am scarred.

I can’t keep up a conversation,
Or stop daydreaming about this one guy,
I know he’s way outta my league,
And it makes me want to cry.

I don’t ever know what I’m doing,
My life’s just one big mess,
I wish I had at least one person to call my friend,
To ease this awful distress.



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Kris_10 GOLD said...
on Feb. 13 2013 at 8:23 pm
Kris_10 GOLD, North Scituate, Rhode Island
10 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles... The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood..." -Theodore Roosevelt

I tend to write a lot of poems with that same rythem and i know its easy to do but really hard to do it well. Somehow, you managed to do it perfectly! Great job!

on Aug. 21 2010 at 11:40 pm
MumblingMelanie DIAMOND, Jackson, Missouri
79 articles 0 photos 210 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't be a victim; be a titan.

Ah, love, this is beautiful! <3

Very relatable too. I found my eyes widening in an all-too-familiar way.

I love it!!!





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