Nothingness rant

I stood there naked
For so long
Before you
Showed you every part of me
But you learned nothing
You barely recall my name
My body, my heart, my soul
It was all there
I did not hide
I was not ashamed

Then your mischief awoke
You got together within yourself
To have some fun
At my expense
Using the only facets you gained from me
The minute portions you know of who I am
And ran it through a shredder

I could be anything
And am everything
To you
Desire and disdain
Abhorement and charity
Good and evil
Who knows for sure?

Who am I
What am I
I am Catholic
I am Protestant
I am Jewish
I am Hindu
I am Buddhist
I am Atheist
Who knows and cares
Not you

Who am I
What am I
I am woman
I am man
I am boy
I am girl
I am homosexual
I am heterosexual
I am Trans gender
I am Inter sexed

Does any of it matter
In the end I mean?
You know for certain
I am human
My emotions are not the only thing
That lead my decisions
Stop trying to make me you
See who I am beyond
Your limited mind and heart

I am an idiot
I am a genius
I am average
I am sub-grade
I am neutral
I am positive
I am negative
I am bitch
I am slut
I am virgin
I am mom
I am dad
Enigma much?

I do not like labels
They limit you
To a mediocre existence
Had you heard a word
You would have known that portion
Words are what you hide behind
When you do not understand
The best way I hide
Is openly before you
So it seems

I am peace
I am carnage
I am vile
I am pure
I am passive
I am aggressive
I am black
I am white
I am yellow
I am red
I am gray
Sometimes blue
I am gold
I am silver
You get the picture?

I believe in the universe
I believe in nothing
After I am dust
I rot in the ground
And obtain a spiritual high
Drugs are good for you
and very bad
Alcohol is a pleasant comforter
A succubus
An incubus
Folly makes the world go round
You have no idea
What is really me

I am devil’s advocate
God’s angel
Lilith and Eve
With a dash of Sarai and Sarah
Throw in some Ruth
With Mara and Naomi
A pinch of Mary
Rahab and Rebecca
Sheba and Jeezebel
I am David and Johnathan
Saul and Paul
Joseph, Moses, Jesus
Who am I?

I am everything and nothing
I am breathe of life
and breathe of death
I am war
I am suicide
Who cares
I kill you
And me
For no reason
There is no purpose
To anything
And everything
Has a reason and a season
Adios

Nothingness rant

valenciasmiles

Mobile, United States

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Artist's Description

This is about listening and the lack thereof. Getting to know someone is even harder when you miscommunicate or make judgments beforehand.

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