2015 Poetry Slam
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The doctors said I couldn't. They said that I wouldn't. Never acheive my dreams. What they didn't know, Is the tears I did show. Whenever I was alone, Only my family did know.
I am a student. An aspiring engineer, a woman, a mere statistic. A minority at an engineering university, I like being this kind of statistic. I am a part time cashier.
Im not going to lie to you, my poetry might not sit right with you. I lack the skills to enlighten you directly, but if you find the meaning of my words you will be brightened indefinatley.
I was that gum on your shoe. I was the ant you murdered going down the hall. My heart was the toy that no one cared for. I was useless, unseen. My being was nothing but a bother.
I am an abstract
writing about myself isn't easy, you see i'm a shy girl, it takes a lot for me to reveal to you the imagery i create in my head, every second, every minute, every hour, every day.
HER SECRET LOVERS CODDLE HER IN THE NIGHT WITH THE HORRORS OF THE DAY. THEY BLUR HER PERCEPTION AND MISCONSTRUE HER REALITY. SIMULTANEOUSLY WHISPERING SWEET DEATH IN HER EAR, THEY TAUNT HER DREAMS AND ATTACK HER MORALITY.
I shed many tears,as I look back on my high school years.A Senior this year,full of nothing but fear.Telling myself that it will be okay,I could not wait for this day,
I am me I am.... A sister, depended on and strong, caring for a brother who can't do as much as she. I am.... A student, fighting for my future; a wrong turn here and there, but trying to make it somewhere.
i am standing on the edge my hands are chained to the clouds fire is beneath i am standing in grayness in nothingness stuck between the clouds and the fire beneath
Eager I am eager I wonder what the future holds for me I hear the whisper of doubt around me I see what potential I may be able to achieve
I am of my own breed To be unique Is not a passion, To be unique comes and never leaves, To be unique is always with you, To be unique moves with me, like the seas. I am of my own breed
I want everything to be awesome, I want my loved one to be handsome, My education to be wholesome,