Tuesday, June 5, 2012

I AM Something

Poem from my 365 Days of the Written Word blog.

once
a boy who didn't get
what  he wanted
told me 
"You think you're something?
YOU are nothing!"
because
I didn't bow down to him
or kneel at his feet
in supplication
or defeat
instead
I stood
for myself
and I am HAPPY
that I did
because the TRUTH
of the matter is this:
I AM SOMETHING
and 
I AM SOMEONE
worthy of being treated with
decency
and respect
worthy of being
honoured
and cherished
WORTHY
of whomever and whatever I want
if THEY don't see it
or understand it
is NOT my problem
I AM
SOMETHING
and I will NOT forget


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