Within and Without Self

Forward is all we ever know

The change from inside

Outward shame to hide

Toward the present answer, "No."

Who are they to tell me

The personality

That resides deep within me now?

After the words they've painted

My inner voice is tainted

The perpetrators disavow

But change still grows within your bones

Gorse flowering to shield your throne

Content with the new peace you've sown

A solace found when you're alone

This poem is about: 
Our world
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