Riquetta Elliott

' I Stand With Confidence '

People treat me like dirt with
Judged envy, but I stand
With confidence.
People called my beauty
Ugly of jealously, still I
Stand with confidence.
People whisper when I perform,
Still I stand with confidence.
A parent tell the truth of my
Physicals she makes I stand
Up.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Poem Edited: Thursday, February 14, 2008

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  • Jazib KamalviJazib Kamalvi (2/22/2018 4:09:00 AM)

    A good start with a nice poem, Riquetta. You may like to read my poem, Love And. Thank you.

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  • Lanard Boyd (7/23/2009 11:49:00 AM)

    Hey bae like I say time and time again u are unique, but in my eyes you are the greatest writer ever. love you sis

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  • Anjali Sinha (2/25/2009 7:55:00 PM)

    like Ivor I too say
    why should u not?
    your special

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  • Ivor Hogg (2/12/2009 5:43:00 PM)

    Why should you not? you are unique

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  • Catrina Heart (2/6/2009 11:08:00 AM)

    great strength and self esteem...expressively written...10

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  • Samanyan Lakshminarayanan (1/13/2009 10:33:00 AM)

    that stands out with confidence...positive-10

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  • Keith Hendrickson (1/9/2009 10:51:00 PM)

    i love the way this ended. another great piece.

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  • Ashraful MusaddeqAshraful Musaddeq (10/21/2008 10:26:00 AM)

    A positive poem.
    Lovely piece.
    10+

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  • Reshma Ramesh (10/20/2008 9:14:00 PM)

    your poem does stand up! ! well done

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  • Jazlle Hugo **contentment is the key to happiness (8/29/2008 10:51:00 PM)

    Very lovely and convincing..Thanks for sharing.

    best regards,
    joan d.h.

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  • , aryaindia (8/17/2008 8:58:00 AM)

    The truth of real conviction amply displayed. Great

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  • David Desantis (5/14/2008 7:43:00 AM)

    very nice riquetta. This was an inspiring poem that made me think about lifes trials and tribulations. The best way to overcome them is to stand with confidence, and keep on doing what you think is right. Excellent display of that.

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  • Malini KadirMalini Kadir (4/3/2008 1:02:00 PM)

    A great job! with super confidence

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  • Brabender Josh (3/28/2008 5:25:00 PM)

    Not unlike 'still i rise', This poem gave me my needed push today. Great poem

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  • Dorothy- A. HolmesDorothy- A. Holmes (3/10/2008 8:54:00 PM)

    Dear Riquetta...
    Within each of us
    Lies the ability to
    Soar high as with wings...

    With your confidence, you are soaring!

    Dorothy A. Holmes

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  • Sandra Fowler (3/10/2008 4:01:00 PM)

    Very touching. Keep on standing with confidence. You have my applause.

    Warmly,

    Sandra

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  • Robert Rorabeck (3/9/2008 11:01:00 PM)

    good stuff ************************

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  • Candice George (2/23/2008 6:12:00 PM)

    well said...in a few words you really expressed a lot of emotion

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  • Jamie-lee Cuerrier (2/3/2008 4:08:00 PM)

    oh it's a nice poem but it really should be ' i stand with confidence' not confident. It doesn't make sense in english otherwise. Speaking of which, is your first language english? Oh and I'm a young writer here too, I've been writting all my life though, since about 8 or 9, but back then they were much like yours, just beginning. Soon enough you'll grow and your poems will mature. Good luck in whatever you wish to do with your writting.

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  • Duncan Wyllie (1/31/2008 4:52:00 PM)

    Lawrence says it very well here,

    All the best

    Love duncan X

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