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Poetry Pathways

By Chris Nicholson All Rights Reserved ©

Poetry

I Am More

Don’t look at me through eyes of ice

Don’t look at me with doubtful eyes

Don’t judge me

Because I can be

More

Than you, conceive

Don’t try to lie to me

I can perceive

More

Than you can see

Don’t judge me

Don’t doubt me

I am

More

Than what you see

I am colors of the rainbow

Ones you cannot see

O, don’t look at me with eyes of ice

O, won’t it be nice

To not be

Judged

By

You

To not be stared upon with eyes

That contains lies

You, think you are better than I am

You, think that I am

Nothing

But, I know the truth

I

AM

SOMETHING

O, I am not

Nothing

I am more than meets the

Eye

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maxniederhofer: Kara,I loved this. The one suggestion I would make is to show me, don't tell me. E.g."Now look at your skin / It is beautiful / You are beauty pure."It might be better to use more evocative imagery and language to make me feel, i.e. truly comprehend, the pure beauty, rather than telling me it is ...

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