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Knowing yourself is very important. When I first wrote this poem I surprised myself with my own thoughts. I wasn't hiding what I felt anymore. Everybody is special whether or not they believe it. This is for everyone that doesn't believe they are beautiful.

Standing Alone

I can see the flower upon which my life grows, blooming into a rose.

See the hope and courage in the strength of the petals.
As long as I am, I will be.
The flower will never wilt or die.
As my life grows back, I shall become strong.
I shall become only dependent on one.
That one will be me.
I will rise with my petals high.
My life as a flower will bloom and prosper as I grow.
I may not be the pick of the patch, but I am just as beautiful as the rest.

I will stand as one, but not a lonely soul.
The tears will be far from my smile.
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14 Visitor Comments

the poems awesome. kind of inspirational one
that poem tuched my soul! and reminded me that i am not alone! alone in this dredful, hateful wourld. so keep the good work up, and i will remain visiting this sight to see your work.
AWESOME! I am in recovery,and this poem says a lot.
I LOVED this poem. It was very inspirational. I can relate to it.
i love it a lot
i think this is a great poem to show you that life goes on and that even though life may not be going your way, to keep your head up.
I can relate to this poem, so well.
An excellent reflection into the inner thoughts when one sometimes doubt themselves but should never have
This poem is very deep, inspiring, and thought provoking. It has taught me to love myself for who I am, and be the best I can be.
I like the poem, Chase. I think it conveyed some of true emotion, with a sense of eloquence. Thanks.
This poem so opens the light to me and has helped me relize that you should only depend on yourself cause we you depend on other people they may not be there all the time. Im sorrta a loner and this poem gives me hope and incouragement that I should continue to grow no matter what!:)
I think its a really nice poem. It had true heart put into it which i admire becuase I'm a poet as well and i write from the heart which i find to be a true requirement in poetry.Nice job =)
I write poem's to,but this one made me sit back and think,it even made me smile and cry at the same time,thank's
This beautiful poem gave me strength - thank you.

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