Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login

Oh, so you're not thin?

Tell me how you're ugly.

Oh, so your hair doesn't look good everyday?

Tell me whose does.

Oh, so you make mistakes?

Tell me who doesn't.

Oh, so you're not a model?

Tell me what the definition of beauty is.

Oh, so you aren't normal?

Tell me what "normal" is.

Oh, so you aren't good enough?

Tell me why.

You can't.

Because there isn't a standard you need to reach to be yourself.

 

 

this is another inspirational poem thing for my feels about bullying, helf harm, depression, etc. It was kind of sparked bny my friend and his confession of his feelings. I want to spread the word around that it is a bigger problem that you may think. People actually this about themselves and others take it as something attention-whores do. People actually think of themselves as worthless and it breaks my heart </3 so any support would be great. it could save someone :)
Add a Comment:
 
:iconrandomradish7:
RandomRadish7 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Perfect :heart:
Reply
:iconuselessitalian:
UselessItalian Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow. Love the last line of this one. ^^
Reply
:iconiceworlf:
Iceworlf Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
its true alot of people think this about themselves and no one believes them
Reply
:icon7demented:
7Demented Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:thumbsup: Nice job! :clap:
Reply
:iconpaulypants:
paulypants Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
This piece would be perfect for a project we are developing -- an online gallery for artists who have been bullied or who explore the theme of bullying in their work. It's called the You Will Rise Project. Check it out here: [link] and read the "Submit Work" section for details about sharing your work on our site. Thanks!
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh sure thing! thank youso much for wanting my work part of your gallery! :D i quickly read the description for submiting an i have a question: for this poetry work, would i just kinda type it out in the email itself, or use some other format within the email containg the poetry?
Reply
:iconpaulypants:
paulypants Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013
You can just type it out in the e-mail. That's the easiest. Thanks!
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you. i will get it submitted soon :3
Reply
:iconsabalon-glitz:
Sabalon-Glitz Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Wow!! So true. Good job, I really liked it.
Reply
:iconkeke46:
keke46 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
Thank you. Just thank you. I showed my friend this, and I think I made her realize somethimg about herself. And if I didn't....I don't know what to do. But really, thank you. Your artwork is great and your poetry is beautiful.
Reply
:icon00simplesoul00:
00SIMPLESOUL00 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Student General Artist
I don't care what other people say about this poem, it's kind, truthful and people think the repetitive message gets old only because they didn't expect that many to be like this. Pain like this should be acknowledged and expressed, otherwise it holds people back. If we disregarded it, we disregard everyone, and with that in mind, this poem speaks the truth, and for that I thank for expressing pain that many of us need to accept, not discourage.
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the support! <333 it means alot to me :D :D :D
Reply
:icon00simplesoul00:
00SIMPLESOUL00 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Student General Artist
No problem!! People need to hear what everyone needs to say, and I loved the poem too! =P
Reply
:iconsummerday27:
summerday27 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautiful. Amazing job! :heart:
Reply
:iconiameverything10001:
Iameverything10001 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
wow
Reply
:iconem-the-mnm:
em-the-mnm Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconwonkaplz:

....basically all I could think of while reading this. Am I not the only one?
Reply
:iconthisntme:
Thisntme Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
How'd you know!? XD
Reply
:iconem-the-mnm:
em-the-mnm Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hehe great minds think alike :dummy:.
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
probably not :D lol
Reply
:iconhyles:
Hyles Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
I guessed your age after the first couple lines.
Maybe try a theme that hasn't already been repetitively beaten to death...

Honestly DA is like a cesspool of angsty teens. People are already aware the self-harm, bullying, depression, etc, are important - what's the use of repeating that message?
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yeah its been pointed out. honestly until now i didnt really explore the writing world, and i only realized that it was overused after a little searching. thanks for the tip tho :P ill try to be more creative and "out of the box" with my writing in the future <3
Reply
:iconkrislove45:
krislove45 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Student General Artist
Nice job! It's pretty good ^^
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
why thank you <3
Reply
:iconkrislove45:
krislove45 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Student General Artist
You're very welcome <3
Reply
:iconbusiebee:
BusieBee Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
This is so amazing :)
Reply
:iconpalesile:
palesile Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Student General Artist
I don't want to be offensive, so please don't take it that way... but I see enough self-help inspiring no-cut things on tumblr.... this just seems like overdone at this point. Especially when it comes to poetry. I'm sure you have the capability of writing something much deeper. You can write about self harm, that's not the problem. The problem is generalizing, you could do much better if you created a scene with your words, created feeling. This just feels like a lecture from a friend more than poetry. I think you should try thinking outside the box if you want to make a real impact.
Reply
:iconhyles:
Hyles Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
:thumbsup: Oui.
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
non taken :P . thanks for your ideas and you're totally right <3 you gave me a whole new place to look at when I'm writing and I really thank you <3 :D
Reply
:iconpalesile:
palesile Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Student General Artist
You're welcome, lovely! Good luck :)
Reply
:iconbubblyscfi:
bubblyscfi Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
Wonderful work!
Reply
:iconbowserman3:
bowserman3 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
its kinda hard not to feel worthless when you suck at almost every thing you do
plus my friends don't even care about me anymore which only makes it worse
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ik it can be hard meh friend, but no one is worthless. even if you dont seem to have found something yet, i garantee that you will someday. No one is good at everything, but everyone is good at something, there must be that one thing your passionate about where no matter what happenes you can lift your head up and say "hey, im good at this". and it will be true, because you are. i just know your are, and if that has not shown up yet, i will tell you, right now there will be that one thing. if there isnt kill me. because even not knowing you (and maybe this is cliche) but yo are amazing. and just because people dont notice it now, maybe if they are maybe a little far off, it dosnet mean they dont care. there will always be one person who cares no matter how you think or how you see. that feeling can be blinding sometimes but dont let it close your mind too <3 dont worry, maybe this is overstated but it will get better, your life is worth living, and accomplishes something no one else EVER can. no one can be you quite the way you are. stay strong meh friend <3 hope this and my poem help.
Reply
:iconscorpionholiday:
ScorpionHoliday Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
aw
Reply
:iconsahnie:
Sahnie Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*doesn't
*whose
*doesn't

sorry, I think spelling is quite important in a poem ;)
but I really love it, because it's so true. everybody, especially girls, try to fit in some standards and literally ruin themselves if they don't reach them.
Reply
:iconwolfik007:
wolfik007 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The last sentence got me. Precise.
And I think exactly these things are necessary today, because a lot of people are very depresed about them not being "normal" and "in standarts".
Just correct those few mistakes, and it will be absolutely perfect! (doesn't, not dosent, and I would say whose instead of who's), but as you wrote, everyone does mistakes ;-)
Reply
:iconnartim:
nartim Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Student General Artist
Well done. I wish I could say this to some people I know...
Reply
:iconupui:
upui Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
doesn't*
Otherwise pretty accurate.
Reply
:iconpitymau:
PityMau Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Student Filmographer
This is really cool. I love it so much :3
Can I use your poem to make a draw? Giving you all the credit, obviously :hug:

Awesome!
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh sure <3 that would be awesome! can you link my poem to your work?
Reply
:iconpitymau:
PityMau Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Student Filmographer
ok ;)
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
coool thanks :)
Reply
:iconirene-b:
Irene-B Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Simple but sends a powerful message across. Love it! :D
Reply
:iconawesomesauceunicorns:
AwesomeSauceUnicorns Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Student General Artist
This is simply wonderful! :)
Lovely work! :love:
Reply
:icondoorwaytodreamland:
doorwaytodreamland Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
This is so beautiful, yet sadly so true; there are way too many people who think this, so good for you for putting this out there!
Reply
:iconsilent-winterland:
Silent-winterland Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome!:-D
Reply
:iconamour-raven:
amour-raven Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Student Writer
"The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web." -- Pablo Picasso

•☆.•*´¨`*••♥ ♥••*´¨`*•.☆•

:whisper: You have been featured! I know it's not much, but I'm contented to proclaim such a wonderful poem on my page. Thank you for providing our eyes with fascinating and a prodigious selection of art.

-- Samantha
Reply
:iconmimibert:
Mimibert Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG :D a million thank yous!! i couldn,t be more honoured! <3
Reply
:iconamour-raven:
amour-raven Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Student Writer
You are so welcome! :tighthug:
Reply
:iconredrosesforever:
Redrosesforever Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That is wonderful!
Reply
Add a Comment:
 
×

:iconmimibert: More from Mimibert


Featured in Collections

Poetry by RandomRadish7

Literature and Poetry by ManiacalFreak

Litterature by lolnyny


More from DeviantArt



Details

Submitted on
February 21, 2013
Submitted with
Sta.sh Writer
Link
Thumb

Stats

Views
1,727
Favourites
200 (who?)
Comments
56
×