Traps of Tradition #whatdoyousee

Many of us are born into some kind of tradition. Taught a certain way of life. Be it the street gangster code, Or the old cultural rituals, The nuclear family…

Sacred traditions

#whatdoyousee. Colleen’s theme prompt. Teach me young, and teach me well…

Culture and acceptance

Because of love, I belonged. Because I loved, I was exiled. Culture Deep traditions Binding, stifling, Rigid Forced to choose duty, not passion. No dreams Never selfish, only selfless Without identity Yet not alone Anchored We cannot choose where we are born And we can belong to more than one place For the human soul…

Growing Dreams and Saving Talents #poetry

The little boy says, he’d like a dollhouse The little girl says, she’d like a Lego set He wants to re-enact the fairytales in his book Rapunzel with a twist A prince calling for her to lay down her hair And rescue him from an evil beast She wants to build an awesome world Unencumbered…

Burdens of an angel

Made from beauty Bred for perfection Ahh how exquisite an angel gleams! Resplendent in celestial glamour Changing our perceptions of beauty. See her golden wings Her silver corset Her glistening black leather How flawless she is How burdened to comform Made from love Bred for comfort Ahh, how satiating an angel loves! Is it his…