silvernight

United States

hey guys, it's ya girl, silver, back at it again...
she/her
14
slytherin
infj
indian-american
socal

pride

July 15, 2019

FREE WRITING

1
black
and white.
a simple binary,
a duality that is 
as restrictive as it is easy. as
painful
as it is soothing. conformity,
uniformity. why should
we settle for one or the other
when there’s a whole
spectrum
to choose from? why must we
enforce the barriers that restrict us, enforce our own
prison? why
should we take your brutality lying
down? we will not.
will not
let you trod on us, like
we are less than you, like
we are meant for nothing more. we will throw
the first brick. we will rise up,
fists raised and banners
flying, dirtied and bloodied and tired and
fighting, goddammit, because
we were meant for more than the ridicule and mockery
that surrounds us. we were meant for success,
for love,
for pride.

for greater things.

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2 Comments
  • silvernight

    @r|A|i|N thank you so much!


    over 1 year ago
  • r|A|i|N

    this is such an interesting & powerful poem. beautifully told. i love it!


    over 1 year ago