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I Am Not

Choked by the misconception of what is right
A prude standard clarified and shoved down our throats
Some believe whole heartedly
While others revolt the thought
Well I am a patriot
I do not believe what you do
I never will
I am not ashamed
I will not cover my face when you confront me
But stand in your way
Rejecting every traditionalist idea you drip
Counterattacking your view of what’s natural
I am allowed to have my own opinion
I am allowed to turn away from you
I will not contort myself to your vision of a lady
I never will
I am not ashamed



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boleyn girl said...
Jan. 19, 2010 at 1:09 am:
this poem is truly inspirational. can you please give me some feedback on my poem: memories of a boy soldier by zaho 92
It would be very helpful
keep up the good work.
 
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***3Lli3*** said...
Dec. 21, 2009 at 8:51 pm:
That is a super awesome poem.! :) LOL you have a lot of talent.
 
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