What Do You See

Poem By Ardimus Caldwell

What do you see
When you look at me
Look deep in my eye's
Do you see a young man
Do you see just a man
Do you see an artist
Do you see this poet
Or all the pain I've kept inside for so long
Never wanting to to come out
Afrid of hurting the ones i care for the most
Pushing people I love away the fartherest
The good times that I've shared
My mom's kiss, her love,
My first love, truly my love, my one and only
My 62%, my everything, my all
How I love them both so
Tell me what do you see
So i can close my eye's and rest without
Having to think about what i am
What do you see

Comments about What Do You See

I love the ending! It seems to begin with curiosity... but it's clearly insecurity by the end. great read.

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