Why I’m Observant As Hell


I have eyes

That let me see

The truth of the world around me


My mouth and ears are not enough

I need my senses to help create a clearer picture

I listen and see what is around me, before I speak

For once something happens

you can’t take it back


I have a mind

That lets me think

About who I want to be


It’s good to think about what may come next

It brings excitement and anticipation for the good in life

I want to find out who I am inside and out

Thinking brings scenarios together

But I choose who I get to be


I have a heart

That gives me emotions

To be there for people


To have emotions and feelings is important

We need to learn sadness and joy

I have had many experiences with sadness,

but I never let them stop me

From moving forward

I simply learn from them


I have a conscious

That gives me a choice

To guide me to a greater future


A conscious shows me two sides to a story

Maybe more

They show many outcomes to my own decisions

I can think for myself

And see what others have done in the past

It influences my reactions


I have feelings

That result from my choices

They help me be the person I am


I can connect with others who share my feelings

They give me a personality

They show what a caring person I am


I have a life

That matters

Just like everyone else


In this life I can dream and hope to myself or aloud

I can explore with others or reflect on my own

But even so I and the same and different from everyone else

I am my own person walking through life


I use all my gifts to support myself

And to help everyone around me

They show me the world

And they show my my world


I use all my gifts but never alone

I share them with others

With them I improve as a person

That’s why I think before I do anything

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February 25, 2018 7:52 am

Dear Nina,
I appreciate that you wrote this poem. This poem shows who you are and it feels real. You acknowledged that there is both happiness and sadness and you but it has only made you recognize the good. Continue to write love, you have thy voice!

February 23, 2018 5:10 am

Dear nina,
I really like your poem because it talks on how you put your senses together to see the world around you. Being observant is really important to keep yourself where you have to be and you explain many ways on how you observe everything which is great! Thank you for your poem. I look forward to seeing what you make next.

February 22, 2018 7:08 pm

Dear Nina, I am astonished by your poem, “why I’m observant as hell,” because you used all your sense plus more. You also explained how you use all your senses in your own way to make you how you are. One part of your poem that stands out for me is where you start talking about the importance of emotions. I think this is a highlight because most people hide them or dismiss them but they are important like you say. Thanks for your poem. I look forward to seeing what you make next, because you write with a lot of integrity. I think your writing is very sincere.

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