What am I?

January 16, 2010
I’m not a prisoner of cupid,
nor am I garbed in only black.
I’m not the victim of society,
nor have I the will to fight back.

I’m not shackled by my ignorance,
nor am I the wisest of men.
I’m not the king’s advisor,
nor I am the keeper of his hen.

I haven’t got an alibi to live.
nor I have got one not to.
I am the average, the plain.
And in a mirror, I. Am. You.

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HeraclitusDRM said...
Jun. 5, 2010 at 1:48 am
Very powerful. I can tell from your works you are very introspective. You may want to work on your rhythm somewhat, though. 
soccerpsycho49 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 5, 2010 at 8:54 pm
thanks! yeah, my rhythm isn't very good. i've never actually learnt how to write poetry and i don't really read it either. i just kind of write down my thoughts and hope to god that they make sense.
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