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Fall Book Review: A poem from, “Versions of the Self”

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This blog post includes a poem

from Christy’s book. To copy

this, you would either reblog with

author’s name and blog name,

or. . . you could ask permission

to copy her poem and give 

her “credit” as the author.

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“See My Sense of Self”

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“You see me, but I don’t see you,
You see it is a version of me, virtual,
That you have come to know.

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The issue is that I am more than a
Smiling photo, with lush vines growing between
Syllables and sweeping past doubts aside.

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I am seeking light but
I cannot carry it all with me, and that is a
Sacrifice that comes with a reward of
Reaching for what I’ve been
Held back so long from achieving.

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Here is my sense of self,
Here I am strong and focused,
Putting my needs first,
I realize that it is…

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