Outside of Inside

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 11:53 -- JRaven

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Nice to meet you

I reach out of my cage

for a moment with a script

and a smile

I’m quiet

They smile and pass by

and leave me alone because

I think…

that others’ opinions are better

than mine

Nothing

I create...

with my thoughts because I

cannot compete

Nothing

I dream…

of endless days living the lives

of millions before me

Nothing

I scream…

in my head as others

walk through my shadow

because I am

Nothing

 

Oh, she’s quiet

with three words I am discounted

invisible, nothing

No

I’m tired of hearing-not-speaking

breathing-not-living

I’m loud

I break through the wall and step out as…

I think

That I know the answer, and books

are worth reading, and you have

no right to kick me and laugh

Aloud

I create

What is messy and imperfect

and beautiful and mine

Art

I dream

Of world changing, wave making,

adventuring, brave, unique

Everything

I Shout

Out loud because I am a light

bright and bold and

I’m Alive

 
This poem is about: 
Me

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