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You and me are the same-inherently

If you silence me
I do not surrender
Because I have found my indomitable spirit within
If you lead me
I do not follow
Because I may have to lead myself
If you push me back
I do not collapse
Because I have gained my strength
If you strike me
I do not turn the other cheek
Because my cheek has found limitations
If you hate me
I do not feel sad
Because I have found you are funny
If you do this and that to me
I may resist allowing you
But do not treat me like
A lovable gentle one turns into a demon all of sudden
But you know what
I am the same one
But never is the different one
The same one with its power
The same one with its voice
The same one with its spirit
The same one with its life
But do not be scared of my changing
Do not be panic about my rising voices
Do not feel disappointed of my not being obedient
Do not let your anger overwhelm you
Do not be frustrated of my shining
But calm down
Let’s communicate
Let’s negotiate
Let’s cooperate
Let’s love each other
Let’s rise together
There is no such thing
You infringing upon my freedom or power
There is no such thing
One is superior or inferior to another
All is born in the same planet
Each life has its own space to flourish
Thus, you have to learn
About no dominance
No coercion
No oppression
No hatred
No maltreatment
No difference
Between us

Comments

bhavna's picture

Hi

This is a superbly evocative poem.
loved the title too- you and me are the same, inherently

Keep sharing more
love
bhavna

jampa's picture

Thanks

Thanks very much Bhavna for your kind words and encouragement.
Lots of blessings and love,
All the best,
Jampa

LatiNegra's picture

this is beautiful!

this is beautiful!

Ynanna Djehuty
Certified Birth Doula and Writer
Email: ynanna@thesewatersrundeep.com
Website: thesewatersrundeep.com

jampa's picture

Gratitude

Dear Ynanna,
Thanks very much for having read it. Thanks for your friendship too. You are amazing.
Cheers,
Jampa

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