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I Refuse To Let Myself Down

Trying to build the confidence i was born to have,
I look in the mirror every day,
When I was younger I refused to look at myself,
Now I refuse to look the other way.

I refuse to let myself down.

You see there wasn't much to do to build my self esteem,
I just stopped letting people discourage me,
There's always going to be those people,
I just have to let it be.

I refuse to let myself down.

In the past I would try too hard,
I just made myself look like a moron,
I recently realized to just be myself,
And all the dumb stuff I did are now gone.

I refuse to let myself down.

I have recently closed a chapter in my life,
And there is so much in life I have to endure,
Self confidence is a big part of moving forward,
And an absolutely amazing cure.

I refuse to ever let myself down!

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  1. Date: 8/20/2014 6:39:00 AM

    - Warm welcome to PoetrySoup, Ryan - I choose your first very well written poem in rhyme - I like it - Nice to meet you! - Hope you will be satisfied with our "soup family" - we are many .. but has plenty of room for you too- P-Soup Rule: Be kind and keep PoetrySoup as a haven PoetrySoup is a drama free zone(Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours.) Thank you posted your words and thoughts here, I want to come back to read more another day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 8/19/2014 6:54:00 AM

    That is awesome, I love that-I refuse to let myself down-welcome to poetrysoup ryan, hope that your confidence shines all over the website :)
  1. Date: 8/18/2014 8:24:00 PM

    Ryan, I like self confidence,, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you enjoy the community. You'll find many friendly poets, who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I want to be the first to invite you on over, to the contest page. I OFFER MY CONTEST, in hopes it inspires you to write another poem. I'm looking forward to following you and your poetry:) Here's the link to the contest page. http://www.poetrysoup.com/poetry_contests/ <---~Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

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