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Always Have

Gel has been trying to write poems since she read Slammed by Colleen Hoover in 2013.

You are stronger than you think

You are stronger than you think

Always Have

She has always felt
As if she's the cause
Of all the mess
happening around her

She has always felt
That she is different
That people doesn't
Really like her

She has always felt
All of the backstabbing
And fake smiles
But still, she smiles back

She has always felt
That she is an outsider
She'll never fit in
She'll never be accepted

She
Has
Always
Felt

But now
She is numb
For all of the things
she has always felt

Took its toll
And made her fall
She couldn't get up
Or she would not

All she knows
Is that she needs time
To heal
And to mend

A little rest
Can help big time
And she's just recharging
To move forward once more

She has always known
That she has to be strong
She have always been
And always will be, resilient

© 2020 Genne Arcangel

Comments

Genne Arcangel (author) from Philippines on June 22, 2020:

Hi Liza, what a coincidence. I wrote this poem 3 years ago while on a boarding house for my last year in college. Thank you for your kind words.

Liza from USA on June 22, 2020:

Hi Gel, I like the poem a lot. It's reminding me when I left home to study in a boarding school. Thanks for sharing a beautiful poem.

Genne Arcangel (author) from Philippines on June 21, 2020:

Yes. We are strong, even stronger when we have good people who support us. Thank you for your kind words.

Ankita B on June 21, 2020:

Indeed one's encouragement comes from within. Beautiful poem. Keep them coming.