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People's lives are made up of many events that change and determine who a person will become. Everyone deserves to be noted for who they are and what they did. This is a piece of me, and who I am.

I Am Someone

I am someone
I walked past a dead face
even though the person was alive
I saw my eyes in the mirror
and cried at the sight
I looked at a person I didn¹t know
and I met a friend
I got heads to turn
when I walked past
I learned a lot about myself
when I lost a new friend
I cried every tear in my body
when I thought about love
I got hit bad
then got back in the ring
I climbed a mountain of rocks
and saw an eagle fly over- head
I heard terrible things about myself
when no one thought I was listening
I realized I was strong
when I didn¹t cry when it hurt
I found out who I was
when I was with someone else
I thought I was lost forever
when a friend found me
I held a life in my hand
and it was my own
I was a pawn in someone else's game
so I surrendered to a brook
I walked the fine line between surviving
and not wanting to survive
I still am
I am someone
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41 Visitor Comments

wow. what a nice poem. it touched me so much. actually, i love it
This poem really had an effect on me. I also write poems as well.
that poem was really nice.
Hey this was amazing and everybody is somebody don't never put ur self down. But this peom will touch someone if they are depress and going through something well i know it touch me but u can realy touch people by ur wonderful peom!
I loved this poem it was won of my favorites!
You in spire me!
I so Loved your poem. It really toached me. I don't know how to explain it but your poem toached me. Your poem rocks.
Firstly receive my most hadfield greeting. i really appreciate n honour your poetry. it inpires me in a way that i get strengthened,strong n devoted. i am also a poet. when i read your poems i do feel like there is someone who i am talking to or someone who talks to me. sometimes is more my feeling. keep up the good work,i hope n believe that you will succeed in what ever you excel best. also keep up reviving others emotoinally n so forth.
Its nice to know some one else feels exactly the way I do now. its so easy to let go but surviving all is the act of courage
Your Poem is insperational it gives people a sense of. whats the word. Confidence. Awesome poem!
i just loved this poem. i wanted to ask the author if i could use it in my website?i shall definitely acknowledge the poets name. plz plz. the poem is wonderful!
i really like that poem i could relate to it
i found this site in my religion class looking for poems. iv been coming on this site for a couple of days now reading about everyone and their feelings but not one realli captured how i feel except this 1. this is everything iv been tryin 2 say and u hav summed it all up perfectly thankyou so much for writing this and sharing with every1 how u feel its good to know that im not alone in what i feel
Something i felt inside me when i read this poem ;i felt someone saying me to stand and face the life as it comes to me.
This brought tears to my eyes, i also write poems
oh my god that poem really talked to me its the best poems ive ever read thats how i feel every day of the week. you made me cry im so glad that there is someone else out there that feels the same way i do.
i dont know much english but im going to try my best for you to understand. in my whole life nothing really good happend to me for some point every littel and big problems come into my life i find it easy to fix thats because i thought i had faithfull friends and true love to help me with it and i lived my life in a lie believe they are true or they do care . but from month i find out that they arent faithfull and his not even a littel bit true so i was really hurt i didnt find a reason to get up in the morning and i couldn't face them so one day i was searching to be gide and i found your poems and i thought you are right thsi isnt the end of the world i can be better from them i dont need them so now im stronger to face them with the truth and that is i know everything and they can go to hell after 7 years of liying so thank you for beying my angel.
i love how she expressd herself. I loved how she said what she thought and felt.
i liked this poem very much. i like to write poems too, and i couldn't have done it better. this poem mostly describes how i am and also its kind of like allmy poems that i make. i loved it, it was great.
I loved this poem ALOT it really touched me and made me think how life can really b u got got some talent GIRL!
I like it!I think that it said something about my life that I needed to hear. I willl climb that mountain every day and see whats there and be just the person I am.
A poem that speaks what I have personally felt and thought for years. Thank you.
i think this poem is relly and i like how you referred yourself to other things if you are young then that is good that you write with meaningful exspressions and keep up the good work.
This felt like a ray of light in a very dark place. thankyou
I was going through a bad phase, was browsing the net, and came across this site and especially this poem. It made a lot of sense and actually changed certain perceptions.
I loved this poem. it's exactly how I am. It like describes- ME. Wow it was great
loved this poem made me stop and think I AM SOMEONE,keep up the great work
Dr. Diana
A lot of wisdom and experience in this poem! The poet succeeds in describing so many ordinary life experiences we all can relate to and shows that each is valuable, from each one can learn. Bravo! Well done.
this poem is FANTASTIC!
this poem reached out to me. it really talks about what i feel underneath. keep writing Annastasia!
It was a VERY good poem
it was great becaus that what i am.
Please write more. I went through a divorce recently and my self esteem was at an all time low. Your poem has reminded me that I am a person in my own right.
it left me speechless
I deeply touched by this poem. Thank you.
Ms. Aressia, This poem is really deep! Every line reminds me of someone special in my life who helped bring me out of my shell, whether it was by mere chance or out of love to do so! Thankyou for giving me an inspiration upon what is now and what it to become! Keep doing what you doing because you will become a wonder facet in this world!
*This poem was very GREAT!*
this poem is realy nice i can relate to my self by this poem plz do write more poems ur really goooooooooooooood love, lana
I found this poem to be most inspiring.
I though poem was by far the best, beacause what i means, really happens.

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