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"I Am"

Updated on January 29, 2018

I am not who you think I am,
this beautiful girl with a soul.
I am the reaper of all things evil,
I am the sower of all things good.
I am the bad seed,
I am the dreamer.
I am temptation knocking at your door.
I am all and none of these.
I am the deceiver.
I am the martyr.
I am the believer,
the free spirit,
the doubter.
I am everything I'm not,
and I'm not what I am.
I am failure, success.
rich, oppressed.
I am risen, and fallen.
I am alive, yet dead.
I am none and all of these.
I do as I please.
I am the master,
I am the puppet,
I hold my own strings.
I am in control,
A disaster.
A disease.
I am the beggar
down on my knees.
Truth is, I don't know what I am,
or who.
A stranger to myself,
A stranger to you.

© 2011 Nikki Wicked


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    • Randy Behavior profile image

      Randy Behavior 

      7 years ago from Near the Ocean

      Very nice.

    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      yea i think your poem actually got me started on this one, ben. thank you so much for your comment. always making me smile :)

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      7 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee

      Damn!!! Niiiice

      I really liked the short, intense lines

      LOVE this style of writing

      Ya know, I originally titled my poem "Do you know what I am" with this title, but decided to change it

      This obviously holds some similarities to mine, yet its totally its own kick-A piece

      great rhyming skills :]

    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      thanks uriel, i love when you leave me comments :) and tim glad yu stopped by and liked wat you read!

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      7 years ago


      Truth is, I don't know what I am,

      or who.

      A stranger to myself,

      A stranger to you.

      loved those lines

    • Uriel profile image


      7 years ago from Lebanon

      Amazing hub :) well i loved the ending :D reminds me of my answer when i was a kid I am a foreigner to myself (the issue inspired a poem as well)

      Captivating as usual :D

    • damian0000 profile image


      7 years ago from Belfast

      Great hub --- well done!

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      7 years ago

      Wow loved this hub. X


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