To be me

That day, tired of years of posturing,

when I decided not to be answerable to you or to the world

I rediscovered my authentic self;

shorn of all the trappings of being the most likeable

blinded by my urge to merge,

I had moulded my soul and blended my body

but it was becoming endlessly torturous to rein in myself

my acerbic tongue that you had tied in a love knot

freed itself to speak the language it was meant to

I do hope you understand that

if I am not acceptable the way I am, then I cease to be

let me be echt.

39 thoughts on “To be me

  1. What a powerful poem Punmam! I loved it. So freeing πŸ’•πŸ™‚

    By the way, can you get me out of today’s spam box at RDP.? I’m usually found in there! My link didn’t show up in the comments box, again!! Thank you my friend.

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