The Adult Filter

Behind the smooth talker and the wise cracker

Is a panicky nerd with a million things on his brain.

 

Putting on a smile to get everyone through the day

While the oncoming burden of responsibility creeps up behind him.

 

He’s scrambling every day to get his life on track

As he comes to terms with himself.

 

In reality, what others say don’t phase him

Because without that filter on

He’s already got his own self view.

 

And he’s happy with who he is

And despite all his flaws

He is who is.

This poem is about: 
Me

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