A Curious Mind W(o/a)nders

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Changed myself

I topped their exams,
Changed myself so that I would top their exams;

I was the peak performer at work,
Changed myself so that I would succeed in their measures;

I was everybody's best friend,
Changed myself so that everybody loved me;

I was the universal role-model,
Changed myself so that I would be emulate worthy;

Changed myself so that I won in every one of their 'games',
Failed in 'my' life.


  • At 9:56 pm, November 24, 2005, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    A very good thinking poem and well written too. The other part of this would be "Changed them". It will be a fight, but isn't that what life is?

  • At 4:13 pm, December 02, 2005, Anonymous Wong Online PoKer Hu said…

    I know a lot of people who make these mistakes. They try too hard to be liked by everyone that they forget to love themselves first. I know I try my best to fit standards that I came up with myself. This way, I wouldn't have to compromise myself.


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