I Never Knew

Sometimes I just need to get out of my own way and believe.

Lisa Swaboda is Atlas Educational

I never knew…….

why my questions were so bothersome,

why my ideas were so different,

why my sadness was so painful.

I never knew…….

why my love of learning was so enthralling,

why the summer sunshine warmed my very soul,

why my life was so colorful

for I was a gifted child-unknown.

I never knew…….

that thoughts came differently for others,

that I could be intimidating,

that learning my way was unimaginable for others.

I never knew…….

that my loyalty ran deeper,

that my curiosity ran wild,

that I saw the world through a different lens

for I was a gifted teen-unknown.

I never knew…….

some would be jealous of me,

some would take advantage of me,

some would see me as a threat.

I never knew…….

some were struggling to be themselves too,

some would share in my quirks and understand,

some were like me

until I was…

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