See-ruh

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 19:28 -- Cira

See-ruh

 

I am not my acne or its scars

That people see.

They always have solutions

To fix what isn't me.

I am not my small top lip

And little mouth.

I am not "imperfect curves"

A little bit too round.

I am not the clothes I wear

I am not too-greasy hair

I am not my 4.0

Neat test scores lined up

In a row

Not the clumsy way I walk

Nor the quiet way I talk.

I'm not depression

Through and through

I'm all me,

Just

Like

You.

I am "See-ruh",

Skillfully pronounced

Not Sierra or Sarah

Or Kira.

I'm Cira.

I am compassion,

Kindness, strength.

I am beauty

In my own way.

Intelligence, love,

Curiosity,

Just some of the components

Making up me.

I am a good sense of humor

With ticklish sides.

I am the ocean with all of

Its tides.

A majestic mountain

Still standing tall.

I am still here

Giving it my all.

Don't let anyone tell you

Who you are from what they see.

In your own way, you're perfect!

Just

Like

Me.

 

 

 

 

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