I've got
Skin nails hair teeth
Nature has kindly
Provided me with an armour
To protect myself
I've got
Pants shirt gloves shoes
Society has supplied me
With a wall
Against the outside world
I've got
Shrugged shoulders, thick skin, noncommittal gestures
I have given myself
A hiding place from the
Mean looks
Whispered insults
Looks so sharp they could kill
I've got
A soft heart, loud laugh, bright eyes, and ears
That can hear when you're upset
And arms that can give the needed hug
I've been given
The ability to
strip away
The armour
Tear down
The wall
And emerge
From the place where no one can reach me
And show my true
Unhindered self

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