The Illusion of "Me"

August 15, 2012
By lecommamichelle BRONZE, Seattle, Washington
lecommamichelle BRONZE, Seattle, Washington
4 articles 0 photos 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I love you: To feel is better than to hear"


Clawing and yelling at the top of her lungs inside my head
But I must put up a wall
I must block her out
No one wants to come off as two faced
There was a piercing emotion that just rushed through my body
Something called fear
Fear of one day she will break free and be unaccepted in this cruel world
We put up an act for society
"I am who I am. I will do whatever I want."
But, do you really?
The clocks just -tick- -tock- -tick- -tock-
as you sit and wonder,
who have I become?
I cannot be true to myself
"AHH!STOP WITH THE ACT!"
she screamed
but I never listen
My hands begin to shake
I fall back onto the bed and stare at the ceiling
-exhale-
Who am I?
Am I just an illusion to the world?
I'm trapped
In my own mind
With nothing to lose but myself


The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this when I myself experienced something similar to what I wrote about. I feel as if this is something anyone can relate to. Enjoy:]

Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 2 comments.


on Aug. 15 2012 at 10:22 pm
theSe7enthSin BRONZE, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
3 articles 0 photos 22 comments
hey your poem is good! but is i good enough to place in my contest? come to the contest section of the forums to find out! just click on 'POETRY CONTEST!!!!" and submit this poem and/or others to be judged. awards include comments and rates on one or more of your other articles! there are four places that win awards!

on Aug. 15 2012 at 1:54 pm
VioletsandVoice, Spiritwood, North Dakota
0 articles 0 photos 170 comments
I can relate a lot to this! Good job and keep writing :)




MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!