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Yes, It's Me


I am an amateur writer who writes poetry and short stories and I love to cook.

I Am Me

I used to try to fit in

but without being seen

it was a problem

that needed fixing

I used to be something I'm not

and it was very unhealthy

until I gazed in the mirror one day

my gaze seriously steady

I am not who you want me to be

I am not who I pretend to be

I am not any of the things you think

I am me.


Final Thoughts

Have you ever felt like you were pretending to be someone you're not. I think it happens a lot when you're younger and you're trying to fit in. Or you're being peer pressured into acting a way you know you wouldn't.

I recommend just being you! Don't let someone dictate how you should and shouldn't be. You are you and that's perfectly okay!

Thank you so much for reading this and I hope you enjoyed it!

See you later darlings!

© 2019 Tia Miller

What's One Thing You Love About Yourself?

Tia Miller (author) from Arkansas on October 24, 2019:

That is sound advice! Thank you.

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on October 23, 2019:

It is awesome when you can realize you are happy being yourself. Yes...be you.

Pretend for no one.

Tia Miller (author) from Arkansas on October 23, 2019:

Thank you and you're right. It is difficult sometimes to be yourself, especially if you haven't for so long.

Lorna Lamon on October 23, 2019:

I agree it is so much healthier to be yourself,however difficult it might be. Good advice in this thought provoking poem.

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