Treasure Island

Kelsey Martinson


This Is Me


Watching the world
Pass on by
Imagining
Someone else's life
Being someone famous
Luxurious and free
Beauty beyond words
But this isn't me
Being someone poor
No food or money
Wasting away
From poverty
I cringe not wanting to be
Feeling sad but thankful
This isn't me
I cannot change
Who I am
This girl in the mirror
My eyes just now
Seeing her
For who she is
This is me
I am not rich
I am not poor
I'm simply a girl
If nothing more
But I'm glad
For who I am
Not wanting to be
Anyone but me

Submitted: Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (This Is Me by Kelsey Martinson )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Thatch and Kilimanjaro, lee fones
  2. GAZA'S TRIUMPH IS EVERYONE'S انتصار غزة .., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  3. How, George Egba
  4. I Called Out To Love, Lora Colon
  5. Pages Of Unlimited Potential, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  6. The Woman, callum marvin
  7. Interior Light Shining, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. "Baby talk", Mark Heathcote
  9. GAZA'S TRIUMPH IS EVERYONE'S, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  10. Wondering Moments, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Lawson


The old year went, and the new returned, in the withering weeks of drought,
The cheque was spent that the shearer earned,
and the sheds were all cut out;
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]