I Am... Here to Stay

Always judging, never pleased

With who I am, my happiness seized. 

 

To one I am incapable

Such negativity inescapable. 

To another I am a viscious enemy

Criticisms weighing down heavily. 

 

Let it keep my dreams from become a reality?

Surrender to the constant brutality? 

 

To fullfill my will

Positivity I now must instill.

 

Because

 

I am courageous.

Passion so great, it is o' so dangerous. 

I am blessed. 

Armor of strength in which I am dressed.

I am ambitious. 

The taste of victory overwhelmingly delicious. 

Most importantly, I am flawed. 

Mistakes made, that get no applause. 

 

So judge you may, 

For I am here to stay. 

This poem is about: 
Me

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