Remember?

At first I didn’t notice
The harm in his curiosity.
His shots at my character
Were disguised as attempts to get to know me.

What started as inquiries
Slowly turned into concerns.
He wanted to mold me,
But I just thought he wanted to learn.

“Is that what you’re wearing?”
And “Tell me what that means,”
Quickly changed to “No, that’s way too short,”
And “How many tattoos do you need?”

The things I saw as beautiful
Appeared to him as something else.
He questioned me so much,
I started to rethink myself.

From the music I listened to,
To the company I kept.
The places I wanted to go,
Even the way that I slept.

I wanted him to love my soul,
The things that made me unique,
But the person that he wanted
Did not reside in me.

I had to hide myself for him,
But he didn’t give a damn.
Now that he’s gone,
I’m trying to remember who I am.

Advertisements

One thought on “Remember?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s