Jem Baker

Rookie (02 March 1992 / Queensland)

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I am 16 and live in Brisbane, Australia. I am studying to be a nurse. I enjoy running, netball, volleyball, swimming and reading. My fav band is Westlife. The best band ever! ! ! And my fav single singer is Micheal Buble. HOT! ! Growing up poetry was my venting system and has seen me thru alot of tough times. more »

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  • Scott Clark (3/5/2008 10:53:00 AM)

    : D: D She Is A Great Poet.. Her Poems are great to read..

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Best Poem of Jem Baker

Being Old

Yes, my body is old
But it’s not the real me.
The real me is as young as you
In fact the real me never changes.

Yes, I’m trapped in a body
That won’t obey me
But don’t let it fool you.
I’m aware of everything around me
And I want to be included.

So don’t look at me with pity
Or talk to me as you would a child
Please don’t make me feel useless
And ignore me.

I have not changed
Not really.
Time has just taken its toll.

The real me is just like you.
With a need to be
Wanted and accepted.

So be patient with me
If I am ...

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