Sherice Malcolm

Rookie (03-01-1993 / North Middlesex Hospital)

I Am What I Am Because Of You - Poem by Sherice Malcolm

Look at my face
Do I look like I care?
Whatever you think of me
U really expect me to care?
Why should I worry about what you think I am?
When everything I am is because of you.

I hate everything...
Coz u never taught me how to love
I talk this way...
Coz this is how u talk to me
I walk the way I do...
Coz u never showed me how
I dress like I do...
Coz I dont like what u choose
I eat what I eat...
Coz that’s what u gave me to eat
I think this way...
Coz it’s how u think too

Don’t say u don’t like me
Or that u don’t admire me
Coz everything I am is because of you
All the positive the negative and the in between
It’s all because of you
Why I am me

Love me or hate me
Whatever you feel
I am how I am
Coz thats how u treated me

Friends and family
Dont be quick to judge me
I am who I am
Coz of the way you treated me

Comments about I Am What I Am Because Of You by Sherice Malcolm

  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (2/16/2010 8:25:00 AM)

    hmm.... pain is somehow present here but may you always have happiness.... well expressed poem.... nice job! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 25, 2010

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