POEM|I Want You To See Me

I’m hurting
and you can’t see my pain
it hurts that you can’t
though I shield it from you

I’m okay
that’s what you believe
I’m too scared to say it
but I’m screaming at you for help

All I want
is for you to see me
behind all my guards
and save me

Written by Mariam Shittu



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