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Insecurity



To be honest,
I wish I had some confidence
My insecurity feels bottomless
My flaws are all too prominent
I’m sick of my self-consciousness

I try not to be obvious
Hope everyone’s oblivious
Hope I don’t look too hideous
Spiraling through the abyss
I am so fed up with this.

About this poem

This poem details the struggles of having low self-esteem.

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Written on September 09, 2022

Submitted by elisheva.b28 on September 09, 2022

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XXAXA AAABB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 280
Words 53
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 5, 5

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