Kaitlin Schmidt


I Am Perfect The Way I Am - Poem by Kaitlin Schmidt

The confidence I spent years belittling down
To nothing somehow regained its strength.
The insecurities I let dictate my happiness I now see
Not as imperfections, but perfections that make me me.
I have figured out making myself feel unworthy of anything,
Has hidden amazing things I could be sharing.
No longer am I afraid of the light that shines within me.
I won't let fear conceal the happiness I know I deserve.
There is no one like me, and for that reason,
I deserve nothing but the best.
I will look at my reflection and not run from it
But embrace it.
I am perfect the way I am.


Comments about I Am Perfect The Way I Am by Kaitlin Schmidt

  • Kim Barney (12/7/2014 2:06:00 PM)


    Fantastic poem, Kaitlin.
    A ten from me.
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  • Bernard Kennedy (1/22/2014 1:54:00 AM)


    A wonderful poem- filled with wonder about self as special, a poem as antidote to negative. An attitude that gives a positive take on the beauty of self. This is poetry as in the real. (Report) Reply

  • (1/21/2014 11:44:00 PM)


    I know I'm perfect when I don't see myself as others do. Thanks for the encouragement. (Report) Reply

  • Jahan Zeb (1/11/2012 8:32:00 AM)


    Nice poetry and nice thoughts. A poem with scattered rhyming and nice rhythm. You seem to be judging yourself and finally really realize what you are. You are certainly perfect because you think you are and that is what count. keep writing. like it (Report) Reply

  • (1/9/2012 10:21:00 AM)


    one of the greatest thing in this world is to understand ourselves.....and the attempt by the poet to become a perfect person after analyzing self is also philosophical........greatly written.........another good work. (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran (1/3/2012 2:25:00 PM)


    Sometimes it's hard to believe our own heart that who we are really...
    Though we less flaw 'twill n't be seemed as flawless! ! !
    Believe in ourself! ! ! !
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  • (12/30/2011 6:06:00 PM)


    be who you are, always who you are, and all that you are... then, and only then, you will be a gift to the world! good poem. (Report) Reply

  • (12/30/2011 12:59:00 PM)


    A good poemm. From the gut and real. Rhythm ccold be improved. It is EnnOUGH. See my poem enough. (Report) Reply

  • Cosmic Dreamer (12/29/2011 4:09:00 PM)


    We all have different views on poetry... As we do of life... I would suggest that you must never lose your own identity... Your views and emotions are unique to you and they should be your guide... I like your poem... (Report) Reply

  • Federico del Corazón (12/27/2011 12:59:00 PM)


    Poetry is one of the most rewarding feeling and expression that one can do. Bravo! On discovering you. Read my poem “Daughter” it is my declaration to my 7 and 8 year old daughters…and yes, you are perfect just the way you are! ! ! And always remember believe in yourself (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (12/27/2011 4:21:00 AM)


    there is no one like me...............this strikes me.........and you deserve the best (Report) Reply

  • (12/27/2011 3:33:00 AM)


    Stay as you are....Accept your young mind and at the same time your mature wonderings in life...God has missions for you to accomplish. I am sure one of them is to spread among us your love of writing. This is your gift. You write with an amazing pureness of your youth. Keep-up the pen. Virginia (Report) Reply

  • (12/27/2011 12:41:00 AM)


    Love you, Kaitlin for the way you are, no changes required..Keep writing! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 15, 2011

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 1, 2012


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