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This is a poem I wrote long ago. Like, loooong. I'm not sure as to whether I like it or not, but it fit with today's prompt. ^^
It's about freedom of identity. Thank you for reading :) <3

freedom flag

They speak of me

They speak of me like I am a memory lost,

They speak of me like I am a memory lost, misplaced in my own world

They speak of me like I am a memory lost, misplaced in my own world without directions,

They speak of me like I am a memory lost, misplaced in my own world without directions, I seem to have lost my map

They speak of me like I am a memory lost, misplaced in my own world without directions, I seem to have lost my map amidst the chaos of understanding

They speak of me like I am a memory lost, misplaced in my own world without directions, I seem to have lost my map amidst the chaos of understanding scorning bypassers.

Instead, I trace the lines

Instead, I trace the lines I scratched behind me

Instead, I trace the lines I scratched behind me one lonely day in May,

Instead, I trace the lines I scratched behind me one lonely day in May, I remember sinking my claws

Instead, I trace the lines I scratched behind me one lonely day in May, I remember sinking my claws and choking on my crushed spirit,

Instead, I trace the lines I scratched behind me one lonely day in May, I remember sinking my claws and choking on my crushed spirit, it was bitter, but necessary,

Instead, I trace the lines I scratched behind me one lonely day in May, I remember sinking my claws and choking on my crushed spirit, it was bitter, but necessary, I must

remember that I am as temporary

remember that I am as temporary as straight scores, carelessly strewn.

remember that I am as temporary as straight scores, carelessly strewn. You can't contain a straggler

remember that I am as temporary as straight scores, carelessly strewn. You can't contain a straggler in neat, orderly lines.

But try, see how an identity

But try, see how an identity becomes blundering barbed wire,

But try, see how an identity becomes blundering barbed wire, unraveled rules

But try, see how an identity becomes blundering barbed wire, unraveled rules taint the blank space,

But try, see how an identity becomes blundering barbed wire, unraveled rules taint the blank space, waving

But try, see how an identity becomes blundering barbed wire, unraveled rules taint the blank space, waving the fluttering freedom flag.

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