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i am

a free verse poem

By M. LeePublished 2 months ago Updated 2 months ago 1 min read
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i am
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my soul

dwells within

a sacred space

a temple

a place of worship

i am the grateful caretaker for

this beautiful palace

i am responsible for

how i behave

how i feel

how i look

i stand unabashed

don't shame me

don't tell me how i should be

don't make choices for me

my body is mine

Authors note: this is an inverse poem. Read both ways, top to bottom, then bottom to top.

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M. Lee

BA English. MFA bound. INFP. Published author, poet, lyricist. Dreamer, creator, artist, teller of tales, lover of words, singer of songs, reveler of life.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran2 months ago

    This was extremely powerful both ways! You nailed this!

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