My Cry

Do you hear my cry

Will you stop to listen

Or choose to walk by

It’s okay if you ignore me

I’ve picked myself up off of the floor

I’ll do it again many times more

Needing, wanting

these things the weak possess

desire, love

these have been

proven to be dangerous

I am at this moment

feeling very selfish

and cantankerous

What’s the right choice

It can get confusing

among all of these voices

Do this or that

Go there or come here

Live this or that way

I scream within myself

I’m an adult, leave me be

I just want to do

what is right for me

Can’t you just love me

the way I am

Do you want me to be

Strong or weak

This is my cry

Just let me be me!