Be Your Own Self
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BEING MYSELF Be yourself... That's what everyone says. But being myself... gave me this black eye. But being myself Gave me this bruised face. Gave me a childhood i wasn't ready to face.
These days it seems more and more like you're being told Who you are, what you are, and why you can't. We, the youth, are too discouraged to be bold. We're too torn down by one another to see what we are.
I Am STRONG, I Am CAPABLE, I Am SMART, I Am FUNNY, I Am RELIABLE. I Can DO WHAT IT TAKES, I Can MAKE A CHOICE, I Can BECOME A BETTER PERSON, I Can MAKE A DIFFERENCE,
Everyone wears a mask, Even I wear one. Not because I want to, But because it is the social norm. How you see me, It’s different when I see myself. What you see is a quiet person,
Am I supposed to think inside your box? Then I wouldn’t get outside of mine You think you can control me? Hold me? Entrap my inner being?