Who Am I? Ellie Copeland

They asked me to write a poem.

So where should i start?

Shouldn't this be easier?

I have a pencil in my hand.

Time is running out.

Here goes nothing,

here I am.

I am a baby

cuddled and cradled with care

a safe haven found

in my mothers warming arms.

I am a stubborn child

never wants to be wrong

Happy, nevertheless,

but tough, one and all.

I am six years old

suffering from pain

wheeled down a hall of bright lights

was that the end?

I am a girl scout

camping and s'mores

Maddie and Tyler by my side

for years and years to come.

I am the new kid

the class pet with all A's

man did that suck,

starting over again.

I am a 7th grader

no friends at all.

grades and good behavior

nothing else mattered.

I am thirteen.

horrified and alone

everything i had known,

was shattered at the heart.

I am mentally ill.

Doubting my purpose in life

what the fuck is happening?

It's not worth it; not at all.

I am popular

For once, I meant something

First love by my side

But not everything could be good.

I am alone

barefoot on the streets.

Crying and desperate,

for a happy, loving home.

I am a friend,

something no one was to me,

until i met you.

was my life complete?

I am a blur

of nonsense and fun

the year flashed by

as if it never happened.

I am broken

something that doesn't define me

but every now and then...

those glued-together pieces

fall apart again.

I am a victim.

a secret i keep

im over it now

nothing but a mistake.

I am trapped

in a relationship of hatred.

Why was i staying?

He wasn't worth it at all.

I am music

my safe haven, my constant reason

saving my life

taking me away from this terrible world.

I am me.

All this is in the past.

I live day by day,

making my way somehow.

Created By
Ellie Copeland
Appreciate

Credits:

Created with images by ChanhNguyen - "railway transit rail" • xJorgiimx - "Dark side of the moon" • Unsplash - "baby couple wedding rings" • Wonderlane - "emergency 9993" • thisguyhere - "teddy bear silhouette evil" • Iselines - "Love" • Jay Erickson - "road" • marcusrg - If you fav, please, be kind and comment - "Fight" • erge - "broken glass stone paving shard" • FirmBee - "mobile phone iphone"

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.