my love wasn’t good enough.

i told you i loved you,

you said i wasn’t good enough.

you keep telling me i’m not shit, i’m not ever going to be shit—

but i put myself out there for you anyways.

i tried to change and readjust for you.

i tried to be as normal as possible because you deserve the absolute best.

if that’s no longer me—

then fine.

but please don’t remind me that I’m the worst you’ve ever had...

i put in a lot of effort, only to see it go to waste.

I love you, but—

you don’t know me like you say you know me.


This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country
Our world


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