Nishita Gupta

Rookie (22 january 1993 / Dehradun)

Thoughts Of A Teenage Mind - Poem by Nishita Gupta

So what if I'm not as you expected!
I'm different, I'm not like you.

Is this a reason for me to be neglected?
I do my own thing; to me this world is new.

My thoughts and opinions are not to your liking,
But I love how I am.

I know you find my personality shocking,
But I'm only human.

I don't want to conform;
I like to stand out

On this I stand stern,
To be an individual! I shout,

But you try to tie me down,
Clip my wings, so I cannot fly.

If I conform, all you'll see is my frown.
I feel smothered, like I will die.

So what if I'm different!
Love me for who I am!

You do know that 'm God sent,
But I feel as though my life is sham.

I'm not going to change to please you!
You say I rebel,

But is this really true?
Sometimes my life feels like a living Hell!

Whatever my crime,
I refuse to change.

I would much rather serve my time,
I simply refuse to listen to a word you say!

You just have to deal
Take me as I am, or leave me alone.

I have the time to kill
As you sit there deciding on how to make me your clone,

But I am what I am,
And I'm comfortable with being me,

I hate living this shame!
Loving myself, now that's the true key.

Comments about Thoughts Of A Teenage Mind by Nishita Gupta

  • (3/14/2019 9:55:00 PM)

    what kind of poem is this? (Report)Reply

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  • (2/5/2007 4:57:00 AM)

    Nishita.... you have the talent with words.... please do keep writing.... good luck to you! (Report)Reply

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  • (1/13/2007 10:12:00 AM)

    good poem, i liked it (Report)Reply

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  • (1/13/2007 9:19:00 AM)

    Nishita, I like your poems for their 'innocent wisdom' - the best sort! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, December 24, 2010

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