This Is Me

Passionate and opinionated,
Strong-willed and thorough,
Hard-working but quick to anger,
I am all these things and more,
This is Me.
I can be complex, I can say cruel things
I can be emotional and distant,
I am all these things and more,
This is Me.
I am drawn to pretty things, but I despise being put in a box,
And I don’t like being told I cannot do something,
I am all these things and more,
This is Me.
I love a good debate, but I don’t like inflexibility,
I love learning and seeing things from different perspectives,
I am all these things and more,
This is Me.
Assumptions, prejudices and ignorance boil my blood,
Inaction gets me frustrated,
I am all these things and more,
This is Me.
I am a fighter and a survivor,
I have been harassed, groped and violated,
But I remain all of these things and more.
This is Me.
I am a loving and supportive sister,
I am a good friend and listener,
I am an attentive and admiring mother,
I am all these things and more,
This is Me.
I am impatient and feel my best with plans and organisation,
I seek out calm and quiet and relish the peace
I am all these things and more,
This is Me.

September 2019- R1