I am not nothing

October 13, 2009
By SummerMornings GOLD, Dunwoody, Georgia
SummerMornings GOLD, Dunwoody, Georgia
11 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is beautiful, but it's complicated... we don't need to understand. There are miracles, miracles..."

Who are you to hate me?
Who are you to
Give me this look of disgust
Like I am nothing
Who are you
To label me as nothing?

I am more than you know
More than what shows through this
Cautious smile
Don’t take me for granted
How would you feel
If one day I was gone?

If you peel apart the layers of my mind
Like an onion that makes your eyes tear up
You’d see that I am more than anyone knows
I am not nothing
If you could just break out
Of your self centered world, would you see?

And who are you
To hate me
For what I have not done?
Because I know now
You don’t have to look at me anymore
But I am not nothing

Who are you to hate me?
And label me as nothing?
Because I am not a hateful person
And I am not nothing
So wipe that sophisticated glare off of your face
And look at me

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on Jun. 28 2010 at 1:46 am
CrazySquid GOLD, Cashmere, Washington
12 articles 2 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
"For beauty is nothing but the begining of terror"

Rilke part of 'The Tenth Elgy'

amazing...I know the feeling on both sides...the last line is the perfect ending and it gives so much to poem...


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