By Butterfly Thomas
My opposition isn’t always outloud
And in your face
Sometimes I quietly seethe
If I spoke out
Would it make a change
Would this time be different
Would it mean something?
And am I any less proud if I don’t?
Am I any less hurt?
Am I any less offended?
Am I any less broken?
Are my feelings still valid?
If they don’t leave you cowed
My opposition is not always flashy
In secret I defy the odds
I defy your limatations
I defy these bonds
Of narrow imaginations
My opposition is not always out loud
Yet and still, I disagree
In quiet defiance
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This poem can be found in my book in my feelings released in March of this year at:
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