Jennifer ParksNolan as LeJenD'Poet

Rookie (2/19/1976 / Grapevine, TX)

True Self - Poem by Jennifer ParksNolan as LeJenD'Poet

Why is it so frightening to show my true self
to be all that I am instead of someone else?
Wouldn’t it be great if everyone actually knew?
I wonder if they did, exactly what they’d do.
How would they react to someone socially unacceptable?
Would they tell me I’m confused? Would they go into denial?
Maybe someday, they’ll realize the truth that is me.
Perhaps some day I’ll be myself and shock everybody!

Listen to this poem:

Comments about True Self by Jennifer ParksNolan as LeJenD'Poet

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Friday, February 16, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 15, 2011


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]