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Let Me Be Me
Author: Amanda C.

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Let me go,
Set me free
Let me be
the person I know.
Set me loose,
beyond the horizons,
beyond what's real

What am I?
Where am I?
Trapped inside a body,
I lie
Discriminated,hated, discerned.
I am a person,
not a body,not a shadow,not a sillhouette
I am a mind, a soul, an imagination beyond imagination.

So know me for me,
And treat me for me,
And love me for me,
But let me be me,
before judging me.

Just set me free,
let me go,
let me be the person I know.
Let me be me:
To think free
talk free
And live free.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

barb (206.191.91.40) -- Wednesday, June 18 2003, 06:15 am

very good Amanda

I like poems that get to the point and use everyday words that I can understand. thank-you for writing what you feel.
Amanda (195.112.212.22) -- Friday, June 20 2003, 03:17 pm

thank u

hey..thx alot..i really appreciate that
Brenda Michelle (64.12.96.104) -- Wednesday, June 25 2003, 03:18 am

WOW

this is a great poem amanda! there are many people that are always discriminated but dont talk about it, you are a brave person, talking about how people treat you! cause i too know what it is like to get juged before they get to know me. keep up the great work of art! good job.
Ben (67.124.44.87) -- Wednesday, June 25 2003, 07:31 am

You go, Amanda!!

Yes, I like what this poem says. It is hard being human...thank you!
 
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