"The Old Me"

Sat, 10/22/2016 - 21:52 -- Mina45

They say you should forget the past and focus on the future,

but I just can't wrap my head around that fact;

I am currently a junior with only one more year of high school

The past few years have taught me lessons that are as valuable as jewels 

spending my time where you must look and do certain things to fit in

where trying to rebel against these rules feels like a sin

I have learned to ignore their petty comments

for all of this has become so common

Jealousy and hatred

they fill the hearts of the less motivated

they don't believe that why they do is wrong

but id like to thank them for they only make me strong

the old me would have been too afraid

constantly feeling weighed down and dismayed

I am no longer the old me

If I ever had the choice I would still never hit the return key

the more I get hated

the more I feel motivated

so thanks to all of those

that would rather bring me down

Cause I'll be world renowned .

 

 

 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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