This poem was written around 1994. It’s about not wanting to be person I am, which is a sensitive dreamer. At the time, I was sick of my feelings being hurt and wished I didn’t care so much.
My tears are like raindrops falling from my eyes
Sometimes I wish I could hold it inside
My emotions are like the trees swaying side to side
Sometimes I wish I wasn’t so afraid
Because as a coward
You won’t go no where, no where
Just once I wish I could be who I am
That’s just a person who don’t give a damn.
Just once I wish I could stop the fantasies
That build up inside strong and true
And then one bad move they go and die
And leave me with no place to hide
Once again my feelings have stopped my progress
When I try to move from bad to good
And take my life beyond the hood
Just once I wish I could be what I am
A non-fantasizing person that don’t give a damn.
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