My voice

Sometimes I feel like I’m wedded to passivity
I have shed many skins
To be reborn
From myself
From within
But this ingrained
Trained behavior
Seems embedded in my brain
I don’t complain
Or wont complain
But should
Not be a slave to the system
To uncontracted duties that demean
Till my dreams become
To distant to recall
And remain unseen
For fear of the fall
Of unimagined consequences
Where is the choice in this
When the option is
Automatically erased
And the thought censored
And why does my strength vanish
When I need it most
When the suit is boss
My voice is a ghost
And I am lost
In the tension
Between where I am
And where I want to be
Who I am
And who I could be
The longer I stay
The more I know
That I don’t belong
In places where ticking of clocks
Are in sync with hearts beats
© Sukhwinder Flora
No copying or publishing without my written consent

My voice

SFlora

Joined March 2010

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Poem written after a dreary afternoon at work ( 27th January 2011) where i felt that perticular duties were not being shared equally between men and women, and should have been……and i couldn’t say what i actually felt.

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