I Am

I am strong
I am a hard worker
I am me

I don’t look like you
I don’t act like you
I don’t think like you
I don’t talk like you

You laugh at me
You talk about me
You point at me
You play jokes on me

I am a pointed face
I am a shield
I am a mirror
I am a person
Just like you

Debbie Willets -- 2005