November 10, 2008
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As I stand in the shower
hot water pours over me,
washing away layers of
labels and prejudices,
things others think of me
and the limits I put on

It scalds.

I am stripped
of everything,
of all the lies and assumptions,
like wax melting from a candle
or peels unwound from an onion.
All that's left is

I become one small soul
in a vast humanity.

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ponderingwisdom said...
Nov. 15, 2008 at 9:03 pm
yes yes, very good; i like the ending.
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