My Worth

My worth

Is filled within dark circles

Bubbled in with 

Soft lead 

Nothing outside the lines 

 

My worth 

Is sometimes expressed as

A number 

First, 27

Then, 29

 

My worth 

Is sometimes expressed on 

A scale

Consistently 

4.0

 

My worth 

Is what they determine, 

What they see fit

What they see will 

Conform 

 

This is what I believed. 

 

Now, 

My worth cannot be expressed with a 

Test. 

My worth cannot be expressed with a 

Number. 

My worth cannot be expressed with a 

Range. 

 

My worth will never be determined by what others consider 

Fit. 

 

I determine

My worth

And I have determined that 

I am worthy 

Of much more than what

They offer. 

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
My country
Our world
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