Reflection

August 20, 2011
By dezzy_13 BRONZE, Tucson, Arizona
dezzy_13 BRONZE, Tucson, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Having a talent isn't about being good at it, it's what you do with it that matters the most."


Anonymous


I don't know who I am
And I don't know who I want to be
So where do I stand
Is this reality?
As I look in the mirror
All I see is a face
The eyes, full of fear
They feel misplaced.
But somehow everyone loves me
Just for being who I am
But who must this person be
I don't understand.
My friends depend on me
I learn I'm who they trust
But somehow I can't see
Everything is dust.
I'd walk through rainy weather
My world's upside down
My heart says,"Pull it together."
It was a deep sound.
So I'd look in the mirror
And I'd see my face
There is no more fear
It's gone some other place.
I know who I am
And I know who I'll be
Because this is where I stand
Right with my integrity.
I know everyone loves me
For being who I am
I know who I must be
My life is on demand.
My friends have my word
And I won't let them down
To them I assure
I'll make them feel proud.
Now I'll go outside
And see sprinkles splashing
Everything right side out
No walls crashing.
My heart, it spoke
And it's real proud
Then came and woke
My happy cloud.
I know who I am
And I know who'll I'll be
Because I understand
My reflection is me.


The author's comments:
This is a poem I have recently written, thinking about how I felt through all my years in high school, to where anyone in any situation can relate to.

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Ms. Shepard said...
on Oct. 21 2011 at 11:47 am
It is an AMAZING poem. I was captured from the frist line to the last. Anyone can relate and it doesnt matter how old you are. I am proud of you! Keep on writing because I believe that scholars will be studing your work in the furture!

jesus said...
on Sep. 7 2011 at 4:59 pm
that is very true it is a very good poem.its good to have poem like that to make you feel better of WHO YOU ARE.

on Sep. 6 2011 at 5:40 pm
dezzy_13 BRONZE, Tucson, Arizona
4 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Having a talent isn't about being good at it, it's what you do with it that matters the most."


Anonymous

Haha thanks and to be honest, I never knew how to climb the monkey bars... I would just watch people :)

Mr. Gaver said...
on Sep. 6 2011 at 1:42 am

I'd walk through rainy weather
My world's upside down
My heart says,"Pull it together."
It was a deep sound.

 

This is your paradigm shift:  'It WAS a deep sound' is the only place you used the past tense.  Everything else is in the present tense. The 'rainy weather' is symbolic of the hardest of times which you put in the past according to this stanza.  This says a lot about your character..your ability to 'pull it together' and put all your rainy days behind you..an ability that only few have, yet keep in mind, it's fun to look up-side-down every once in a while (remember the monkey bars?)


balancescale said...
on Sep. 5 2011 at 8:57 pm
We all face fears, we all want transformation, what was the means of change, is it open to all, do you still face fears?  Great expression of your soul.  This is poetry, to capture the readers heart with the writers words and join them together in a companionship of souls.

on Sep. 2 2011 at 12:47 am
dezzy_13 BRONZE, Tucson, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Having a talent isn't about being good at it, it's what you do with it that matters the most."


Anonymous

For some us, we have to follow the our heart. The more we listen to it, the more our lives, attitudes, and esteem transforms into a better visual of what we see in reality. Sometimes it's the opposite, but that's the point of taking risks; to figure out what it is that makes us who we are and how we change as a person.

 


Mrs.Sandwich said...
on Sep. 1 2011 at 10:47 pm
Mid-poem, in reference to your heart, the poem reads, "It was a deep sound".  To me, this line indicates that your heart has undergone some sort of transformation.  For me, I feel this line marks a "turn" in the poem.  What's the significance of this line to you as the author?

Sylvia said...
on Aug. 29 2011 at 4:28 pm
Awesome poem. I enjoyed your poem and could definetly relate to your feelings, perhaps its because I have felt this way before too!  :)

on Aug. 26 2011 at 3:54 pm
marissa87 BRONZE, Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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what is popular is not always right and what is right is not always popular

urrr welllcomee

on Aug. 25 2011 at 7:43 pm
dezzy_13 BRONZE, Tucson, Arizona
4 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Having a talent isn't about being good at it, it's what you do with it that matters the most."


Anonymous

Thanks... It makes me feel warm inside too in a way. Knowing that I can let my feelings out that anyone can relate to. I try to put a message to it saying, "BELIVE IN YOURSELF!"

on Aug. 25 2011 at 7:40 pm
dezzy_13 BRONZE, Tucson, Arizona
4 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Having a talent isn't about being good at it, it's what you do with it that matters the most."


Anonymous

Thanks haha. In the begining, I got the idea from the song "Reflection" from Mulan. Then, I decided, "This should be a writing that anybody of all ages can relate to. No matter in what situation." Thanks for the love. <3 :)

on Aug. 25 2011 at 7:37 pm
dezzy_13 BRONZE, Tucson, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Having a talent isn't about being good at it, it's what you do with it that matters the most."


Anonymous

Thanks haha... It took me all night to come up with something good. I appriciate the feedback. Thank :)

on Aug. 24 2011 at 11:09 pm
...Travis... GOLD, Medford, Oregon
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while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us...

the repetition of "I know who I am
And I know who'll I'll be" is what makes the poem... the ending is legit. nice job

on Aug. 24 2011 at 8:22 pm
marissa87 BRONZE, Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
what is popular is not always right and what is right is not always popular

wow. i love this i think it takes all the words rolling around in girls heads and puts them in a beautiful poem that i could read ten thousand times!!!! LOVEEE IITTTTT

on Aug. 24 2011 at 12:51 pm
blackrose326 GOLD, Burlington, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
If who I am is what I have and what I have is lost then who am I? Anonymous
Beauty can not be found in worldy views for these are; corrupted veiws straight form the gates of hell - Anonymous

It made me feel all warm inside :) Its pure beauty!

on Aug. 24 2011 at 12:47 pm
Look_to_the_stars BRONZE, Kentwood, Michigan
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This poem made me smile at the end :)


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