Self-Image

Poetry by Ross Adamson

Original poems on self-esteem, self-belief, discomposure and inferiority complex. Rhymes about pride, ego, insecurity, self-confidence, self-respect and self-hatred.

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Liar

Liar

I’m a liar. So are you. Is anything you’ve told me true? Can you believe a word I say? D’you ever listen, anyway? ...

One More Chance

One More Chance

There she is, at the spot where first we met, In that whimsical haunt on the Internet. She’s the distant desire that I can’t forget. She’s my tear-stained pillow and my deep regret.

Siren

Siren

Lone enchantress, darkly charming; Slight and coy yet quite disarming. Ice blue eyes burning ardently: She sees my soul when she stares at me ...

Gloom-Tinted Glasses

Gloom-Tinted Glasses

Depression is a washout lens, Infusing hues with grey. It dulls the best sensations And enshrouds the brightest day ...

Self-Destroyed

Self-Destroyed

As ghostly as a graveyard In the murky depths of night, His eyes are like extinguished fires, Long gone the gift of light ...

Good Days

Good Days

You only see me on good days. On bad days I suffer alone. When feeling half-dead, I curl up in my bed And I hide from the world on my own ...