Monday, February 1, 2010

A poem

I found this poem on one of my friends blog's and decided I liked it too and needed to post it here. I will print it and say it to myself in the mirror every morning :) Enjoy.

I like myself!
I’m glad I’m me.

There’s no one else
I’d rather be.

I like my eyes, my ears, my nose.
I like my fingers and my toes.

I like me wild.
I like me tame.
I like me different
and the same.

I like me fast. I like me slow.
I like me everywhere I go.

I like me on the inside too,
for all I think and say and do.

Inside, outside, upside down,
from head to toe and all around.
I like it all! It all is me!
And me is all I want to be.

And I don’t care in any way
what someone else may think or say.

I may be called a silly nut
or crazy cuckoo bird – so what?
I’m having too much fun, you see,
for anything to bother me!

Even when I look a mess,
I still don’t like me any less,
‘cause nothing in this world, you know,
can change what’s deep inside, and so…

No matter if they stop and stare,
no person
ever
anywhere
can make me feel that what they see
is all there really is to me.

I’d still like me with fleas or warts,
or with a silly snout that snorts.

Or knobby knees or hippo hips
or purple polka-dotted lips,

Or beaver breath or stinky toes
or horns protruding from my nose,

Or – yikes! – with spikes all down my spine,
or hair that’s like a porcupine.

I still would be the same, you see…

I like myself because I’m ME!

8 comments:

  1. This is great! I like me too :-D

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  2. That's great. Thanks for sharing it.

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  3. what a wonderful (and true) poem!! :)

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  4. LMAO. That's great. thanks for sharing.

    Kylie ox

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  5. First, thank you Dawn for the beautiful digis you have offered us. They are simply adorable.

    Second, I LOVE that poem. It is so true. With your approval, I would like to print this poem so I can read it again, in the future. Thank you for sharing it with us.

    Third, you are so generous. I find myself so blessed to have found you (and your blog I love to visit). Take care.

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  6. Print away Cindy! Let me make it clear however that I did not write this poem. I simply liked it and had to post it :)

    THanks for the kind comments ladies!! I heart them!!

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