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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Hi, my name is Mariam Shittu and I live in Lagos, Nigeria. I’m a poet, but I also write about my travels, places in Lagos, my lifestyle and things that inspire me. I enjoy sharing my knowledge with the world and nurturing the human mind. Thanks for stopping by!

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