‘Before you judge my life, wear my shoes, take my road, live through my pain’

Fighting Words 2020: Don't judge, a poem by Isac Maurice Kossivi

Isac Maurice Kossivi

Isac Maurice Kossivi

 

Name: Isac Maurice Kossivi
Age: 20
School: Youthreach Further Education and Training Centre, Limerick

Don’t judge

Before you judge my life,
wear my shoes, take my road, live through my pain, my struggly time.
my sadness time, sickness time and my funny time.
Nineteen years have passed in my life,
fail where I fail, stand up the way I get up.
Now I give you my permission to judge me.