Nobody's perfect, especially not me

October 22, 2011
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From a distance you see me
Physically never mentally,
What you see is not the person I wish to be,
People say I'm selfish, liar, anything you could imagine.

Sometimes I think maybe I am all of those things they tell,
Its not like I’m trying to be.
My intentions are well,
I swear.

When I was younger,
I wanted to be a princess,
Or maybe a something with a hunger,
For helping cancer patients.

They think I act like a princess,
I don’t think I do.
I’m really just a mess,
They don’t know the real me.

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InkWriter13 said...
Jun. 22, 2012 at 2:12 am
Very applicable to the lives of teens, but you might want to clarify a few thoughts and develop them more. I like your writing, but I think you could take it a few steps further. Nice work on bringing up such a pressing issue of teenhood--real identity. Would you please comment on my poems titled Mind's Eye and Amidst Blinding Chaos?
Josika.Nav said...
Jun. 21, 2012 at 11:26 am

hey! the poem is very honest and it really sounds like it came from your heart. it is definitely true to its concept. although, i do think it needs a little bit of work and you could improve on the flow and phrasing. but apart from that: great work and keep writing :D

oh, and by the way, your comment has not reflected on my page. pls go back and check it out and possibly re-comment . thanks a million :D

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