By Levi Lamb
Student, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
such a commonly used word.
But do I feel
How can you not,
lonely nights, tragic deaths.
Constant reminders that this is your
And you shape it the way you want.
I feel isolated,
even though there are many in my position,
they don’t know what i
because that is my
Such a complacent and destructive emotion,
Isolation made me the way I am today,
an independent nature,
is not the best nature.
Feeling interconnected is a struggle,
Yea, people hear me,
but do they
and put themselves in my shoes?
“You’re not being Levi,”
“What does it mean to be Levi?”
I give off a certain impression
that leaves me wondering
what I am,
as well as how people see me.
Then again I never knew much of who I was
so that response bothered me.
I embrace it,
hearing this basic response is the reason
for the bright smile.
I have discovered
who I am,
and it rubs off on people to the point where they can’t even
similar words to
Talk about individuality.