katelin offord harper

Rookie - 2 Points (april 1st 1995 / vernon bc)

What People May Try To Do - Poem by katelin offord harper

Family may say
'I love you'
And tell you
'You're nothing like them'
But really they
Compare you

If you believe
You're not like them
You're not
You are your own
Person

And you can
Make your own
Decisions and choices

Let yourself
Be powerful
And speak your
Mind

Never let
Anyone tell you
What is on your mind?

Be yourself
Always


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I was tired of feeling like i was being compared to my older sister by my parents and everyone else around me so i wrote this poem

Comments about What People May Try To Do by katelin offord harper

  • (8/7/2015 5:34:00 PM)


    Great way to find yourself, a self-realization, where you achieve your goal and become unique within yourself. No longer able to be compared with your sister or anyone else, because you have confidence in the person you have just become through your decision. Absolutely perfect poem on individualism and finding it within. Love this poem with such great meaning and purpose. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, July 30, 2012


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