Love Yourself

January 11, 2010
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I don't like being me,
I am ashamed of myself.
I wish that I could be-
Somebody else!

I wish that I loved me,
Just as I love you.
I hate being lonely...
I wish that I were you.

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BoosflashThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 2, 2011 at 5:53 pm
yeah, shes right, this is freakin awesome.i love the last two lines.
DeannaAnn replied...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 12:52 pm
thank you :]
alanacarlene said...
Jan. 2, 2011 at 12:27 pm
ohmygosh! first to comment on this? WHAT! it's an honor this is really a beautiful poem! it totally deserves to be in the magazine! i can really truly relate to this as can so many other people this is my new favorite poem on teenink! this is really good i like how short it is and the rhyme is really good too! amazing keep it up
DeannaAnn replied...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 12:51 pm
:) thanks thats very flattering. i stopped writing a year ago. i never have anything to write about. you made my day though. :D
alanacarlene replied...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 3:27 pm
You're welcome glad i did. why'd you stop writing??? you really shouldn't! you have talent
DeannaAnn replied...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 7:27 pm
i write when it comes to me and it comes to me at random. lol. so ill probably start again sometime soon.
alanacarlene replied...
Jan. 10, 2011 at 4:00 pm
ooooh yeah i'm like the exact opposite i write write write! and then randomly stop when writer's block hits me like a 10 pound sack of sand lol and i really hate it
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