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What I Am

I am a verb,
Constantly in motion,
In body or mind,
I am always moving, moving, moving.
Thinking, creating, wandering and wondering,
Dreaming and doing,
All in one breath.
I am never in one place,
Even as I sit completely still.
All is a constant progression,
For I am constantly learning and growing.
And someday I’ll be leaving,
And marrying and loving and travelling;
All a steady motion.
I cannot be confined to a noun;
I am not just a student or a daughter or a friend.
I am all of it,
I am none of it,
I am so much more of it,
All that a noun could never be,
And that’s just fine by me.



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InkWriter13 said...
Jun. 6, 2012 at 11:48 am:
I really like your writing voice--it speaks with power and clarity in a way that grabs attention and holds it. Your ideas are sharp and clear, and the use of parallel to verbs, nouns, and language ties the writer in you into the poem even more. I also love the way the poem has a sense of movement. The structure you chose moves it at a fast pace that manages to push forward and still emphasize each new word you give to the reader. Adding it to my favorites.... great work :)
 
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