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The ‘Me’ I Am

December 19, 2013 | By

Soon I’m consumed by an ethereal light,
And I am no more the ‘me’ I knew I was.

Teen Poem: Yet I Try

It’s deep and I know you will not understand
But being the ‘me’ I am, I still try.

It’s deep and I know you will not understand
But being the ‘me’ I am, I still try.
The void that fills me as you walk away,
Is nothing that can be explained in words.

Time ticks and passes by, oh so slowly.
I watch from my dark abode
as the round glittering spiral
throws light into my lifeless home.

It threatens me, I move into the cold corner.
Warmth has left me, my heart swells with darkness
and a growing sense of blue.

All it knows is the pain you left me with
The emptiness that is now me.
As I move further into the dark, I come across a shiny wall,
It looks back at me with pitiful eyes.

Her face, so much like my own.
Yet, different.
She watches me with her angelic eyes,
I envy the beauty she is.

And soon I see her slender arm reach out.
Her skin shimmering the white of diamonds.
Hesitant, I reach out to hold her mesmeric hand.

Soon I’m consumed by an ethereal light,
And I am no more the ‘me’ I knew I was.
But, it’s deep and I know you will not understand.
Yet I try…

Read other beautiful teen poems by Bhanavi Mathur

Bhanavi Mathur is in 12th grade at Bluebells School International. She enjoys writing musings and poetry.
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