Proud

I didn’t want to tell you I was struggling,
I didn’t want to show you that ultimately I failed.
I project this strong, confident capable person,
Able and sure of themselves,
Yet, I am really withdrawn, retiring and somewhat reserved,
Too proud to ask for help because I will appear a failure,
Ashamed of the picture of strength I display, yet feeling so weak on the inside.
Am I the person you see?
The person you believe in and is always cheering on?
Can I make you proud to say I am her friend?
Or will I remain too proud to ask for help or seek a shoulder to cry on?

September 2019- R1

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