Battle of One

October 21, 2009
The light is bright and burning
Shined on me, my transparent skin
Every detail maximized
Come close but don’t come in.

Squeezed tight in this body suit
I hate it; make it go
My own worst enemy
I’m the butterfly and the crow.

You raise me up but I don’t believe
Can’t see what you see
I know you’re lying
Why can’t I leave me be?

Don’t want to see my reflection
It makes the feeling worse
I hate the way I’m feeling
Get rid of this curse.

You raise me up
But I can’t stand my critique
Your one against my two
My optimism is weak.

I hate the way I hate myself
And anything I do
Always shoving myself down
I wish I could be you.

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INnaturegirl said...
Oct. 31, 2009 at 10:11 pm
i feel this way all the time. i wish i could see myself through other peoples eyes... mybe then i'd like what i see.
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