I wasn't, I am

I wasn't the smartest in class

I wasn't the best on the team

I sometimes came last

At least that's how it seemed

 

I aimed to make you proud

I hoped to see you smile

But I didn't stand out in the crowd

And it hurt for awhile 

 

I was so worried about you

And making you happy

I lost sight of the truth

That I must reflect on me 

 

I am stronger than I thought

I am a warrior in the field

The more I fought 

The thicker my shield

 

I'm proud of who I see

In the mirror everyday 

I hope you're proud of me 

True to myself, I will stay

 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family

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