Someone Else? - Poem by Danielle Beechum
I think he wishes I were someone else
Someone more, maybe someone less.
He tells me all the time that he loves me so much
But his love is unfamiliar to me
His kiss and his touch.
He is a stranger to me, this man in my life
He says that I have changed
I’m not the same, the woman that I have become
Is causing him pain, causing him strife.
So what is one to do when he wants
Me to be someone else? What am I supposed to do,
Be myself more or be myself less?
Maybe he is not the stranger to me
But I to him. Am I the stranger here?
Am I not the one that his heart yearns to keep near?
I continue to look in from the outside of his heart
I do not know where I should begin
Someone tell me how should I start?
Maybe I should just give up, his heart I cannot win
I am not worthy of his all…..
I will move out and let her move in
And from his graces I shall fall.
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