A. Penderwick

United States



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They Don't Define You

April 20, 2021

You are not defined by their
                 not defined by what they tell you to be

    It only goes
        skin deep
    Because you are so much more than that

    your culture
            your life
                your world
    transcend their fragile understandings of

    You are not defined by their strikes
                                       their lashings take a toll on your body
                                           but do not take your identity

    You can see the sunrise
                        you can see beyond their selfishness
 You know.
Inspired by the poem, My Pa Was Never Slave.


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  • Faraday's Apprentice

    RE: Thank you so much. I had no idea we could use italics but I will definitely do that!! Thanks for your comment!!!

    11 days ago
  • barelybear

    I love this so much! You are incredibly talented, and I think this contains such a powerful message. I also thing the way you’ve formatted it works really well with the theme of embracing identity and differences c:
    Re: thank you!! You’re so nice :D
    Hope you’re having a great day!

    12 days ago
  • Ava Marie

    Re: I was thinking about choosing those two, and I’m writing in first person

    18 days ago
  • Ava Marie

    Re: Thank you so much!!

    18 days ago
  • Ava Marie

    This is amazing!!! And I love the message too, also your wording is perfect

    18 days ago