Magic What'sHerName

Rookie (July 10,1993 / NoStalkersPlease)

**low Self Esteem*

Poem by Magic What'sHerName

You say I'm not good with words
And that I don't need herds
Of people around me to make me feel
Any better about myself and it's a done deal
That I'll heal
I'm not the person you want me to be
Or that you wish I'd be
All I am is me.

I have low self esteem
I'm falling apart at the seams
And I just want to scream
Praying you're on my team
But your not
I don't feel hot
Or pretty
But I feel kicked
And I was always last picked.

I know I'm not ur favorite anymore
I'm just a big bore
And someone to be ashamed of
I wish I was a dove
Able to fly away
I wish I could do that today.

I wanna fly away
Somewhere I'm accepted
Because I'm not even accepted
By my family
Sure they love me
But only because I'm family
Not that they even would love me.

No one does
And no one should
I'm not what I was
And I could
If I wanted too
But because of you
I'm still here
Putting up with these strange people
But I do shed one tear
Every now and then.

*(A poem to people who don't accept me, Because they don't like me) *

Comments about **low Self Esteem* by Magic What'sHerName

  • Christopher Is Dead (but I'm More Than Alive) (12/22/2009 4:28:00 PM)

    You only touched upon it, but it seems like these strong feelings were brought on by losing the person you love, and I can relate. I don't know when you went through this, but I'm going through it now. And yeah, I too have low self-esteem. I think it's really cool you can admit it in a poem, cuz not many people do. Your poem sounds like my poem, 'If Self-Esteem is a basis of life then I guess I'm bereft of life'. You don't have to read it, but yeah, I can relate. Cool poem.(Report)Reply

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  • Brigid Guthrie (8/2/2009 12:46:00 AM)

    I completely understand where your coming from and I van relate.. Ive felt like this before and I've been in this situation. I feel this poem is very expressive and well written. Good job Whitney :) 10(Report)Reply

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  • Rated GothEmoHippyRebelMe (6/28/2009 10:27:00 PM)

    Wow this is deep i so get where you're coming from. If you can, will you read is this how you feel or a dark poem(Report)Reply

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  • Val Morehouse (6/27/2009 12:25:00 PM)

    By your yardstick I am really old. But, I tell you, I was always the last pick, too. So, at age 62, I can confidently tell you that what is important at the ages when you are in school, is mostly a steaming pile S*** when you get a little older. My mother disapproved of me until the end, because, as I found out, she was measuring me by her own (very short) yardstick. She never quite got what a good kid I really was; nor did she get what a good adult I had become. I left her behind physically, if not completely mentally. Read my poem The Visit... which was read at her funeral...which produced an audible gasp from my family, everyone of whom recognized her for what she was, and me, for what I was, and am. One is not really determined by the opinions of others. I hope this sheds some light.


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  • Rebeckah Schroeder (6/25/2009 9:43:00 PM)

    Wow very thoughtful. You can tell this was written from the heart. Just remember it doesnt matter what other people of you all that matters is what you think of yourself. But everyone once in a while you do need a boost from someone. Just know that your poems are really good. Keep writing.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 17, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, June 26, 2009