Me and Society

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 21:19 -- Edo197

*Read the poem down first, then read it from bottom up. These two readings represent the filtered self -views of people in society vs. the individualistic view I have of myself, completely filter free*


I live for

what other people think of me

it doesn't matter 

who I am on the inside

I love

being loved by others

I don't find self worth 

expressing my true personality

Because I know it 's amazing

to feel accepted by society

And it's entirely unnecessary 

to show them my quirks, dreams, and true desires

Because I achingly need

the words "weird? no, you're cool"

I'd die on the inside if I heard

that I am "different"

so I thank the stars above

I found my place

And it's throughout my heart in which

I know it's sad

to blend in like a chameleon

But, well,

I have a shot at being loved by me or them

-I am forced to make a choice-


This poem is about: 
My community
Our world


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