What Do You See? (This Is Me)

April 12, 2011
By aliciafaye SILVER, Central City, Kentucky
aliciafaye SILVER, Central City, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Give the world the best you have and the best will come back to you."


When you look at me,
What do you see?
A little girl who is so carefree
Or a young woman with shattered dreams?

When you look at me
Can you tell that I’m hurting inside?
That I can’t trust and think everything’s a lie?
Daddy, what do you see?

When you look at me
Can you recognize the hate in my eyes?
It’s there every time you send me to my room where I silently cry.
The question is: Do you see?

When you look at me,
Do you see the person you want me to be?
No, you see everything you don’t want to see
When you look at me.

I’m telling you now…
I’m not changing for you or for anybody.
Because, even though you don’t like what you see,
This is me.



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PJD17 SILVER said...
on May. 14 2011 at 10:51 pm
PJD17 SILVER, Belleville, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
I do the best imatation of myself- Ben Folds

this is really great could you please check out and comment on my poem what if we were a dream  i would really really appreciat the feedback


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