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Is It Good Or Bad Being Myself ?
Author: Brett

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It's hard enough being in a different emotional state
But its worse when people assume that they can relate..
They're inner thoughts can't even come close to mine
My eyes draw close to tears when I hope all will be fine..

Am I thinking too deep into how I feel?
Or are these thoughts and emotions inside me real?
I have the need to be heard like anyone else
Yet at the same time it's these things that make me myself

I like who I am, being me has it's ups and downs..
Although when I'm myself, I still have to hide my frown
But I'm used to it now, I've done it for so long
Consealing my true self has been part of my life all along

But like everything else, a balance must be made..
Too much of one thing only leaves me dismayed
It's come to a point where I can't help myself..
So I now wait and hope for the other end to level itself

------- Author's Notes -------

Just another day and another set of thoughts written down..

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Comments on this poem/writing:

shan (24.61.16.15) -- Sunday, April 3 2005, 06:17 pm

ya know....... lol

isn't it funny how, no matter HOW much you think your mind set is different from everyone elses, there's always SOMEONE who really CAN relate? even if.. just to the words you express on the page? you've done it again, and stunned me, expressing thoughts that i thought only I thunk until i read this. great work, great expression, great great great.. thank you
Angel in Tears (81.157.220.198) -- Sunday, April 3 2005, 09:52 pm

..

Well if you dont want to be realated too then i wont :p.Very true words...xxx
shiloh (66.24.112.118) -- Monday, April 16 2007, 03:32 am

in total agreement

i used to think that i was crazy, that i was going nuts, that i was the odd one... then i got into a rap group with others like myself and found out that - hey - i'm not so crazy after all - bipolar, ptsd, depressed as hell... but not that far off the mark. the mood swings were (and still are) the worse, but i think (note i didn't say that i KNOW) i can relate to what you wrote, and you did a damn fine job of it. You put a lot of information and strength into 16 lines. you write well. peace... shiloh
courtney (71.129.52.104) -- Tuesday, April 29 2008, 02:12 am

plz

may i plz use this poem for a report
Brett (67.193.228.220) -- Tuesday, October 7 2008, 05:36 am

Thank You

I'd just like to thank you all for your comments and kind words. It's been a while since I've written poetry..so to see people can relate to what I write is amazing.

And I give full permission to anyone that wishes to use my poems...I'm completely flattered that you would choose something I wrote. Feel free and thank you all again
 
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