Octavious Harper

(January 16,1994 / Los Angeles, CA)

Who Am I


Who am I? But a man?
Or something greater?

Who am I? But a villain?
Right now or later?

Who am I? But a person?
Troubled by thinking?

Who am I? But a loner?
Searching and seeking?

Who am I? But a warrior?
Fighting hard in this world?

Who am I? But a lover?
Deep in love with a girl?

Who am I? But a child?
Lost deep in his pain?

Who am I? But a victim?
And God be my cane?

Who am I? But a slave?
For my faults and my shame?

Who am I? But a beast?
Which I struggle to tame?

Who am I? But a prayer?
And emotions be my key?

Who am I? But a hoper?
Hoping me God can see?

Who am I? But a wisher!
Wishing good upon me.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Edited: Monday, January 14, 2013

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  • Sana Hernandez (6/12/2014 7:22:00 PM)

    Hello, I was just reading one of my poems when under Related Poems this poem of yours showed up. I also wrote a poem titled Who am I? But I must say, your poem beat mine by a mile! Great job! (Report) Reply

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