always someone to take your place
always someone better
you either disappear without a trace,
or you're mimicking to the letter.
it's not you, not what you love-
your beautiful disaster.
you're losing yourself in a sea you're scared of
and gaining timidity faster.
a beauty, intelligent, but insecure
don't forget to be true to the truth!
compromise that and you lose what is pure:
your passions, your quirks, and your youth.
now you've had hardships that have made you sure.
been beaten and broken and battered.
but here's something you can be gratified for:
that damned insecurity's shattered.