What you can't see

There are a lot of things you cannot see,

Like how many things are wrong with me.

I put on a happy face just for show,

But what I really struggle with, some people don't know.

It is easy to see and judge books by their covers

But there are numerous ways that you can impact others.

I have struggled with death and suicide,

But for so long, this I have had to hide.

Everyone knows me as the optimist

But without me telling people, you would just get the gist

of who I seem to be, which has been totally wrong.

No one found out because I held it in for so long.

But now I have gotten help so now you can see,

Only one thing that is wrong with me.

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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