“Human traits that span the entire spectrum…” said Omar.
Each of us seeing the world through different lenses
Neither good nor bad
We are born in our unique truths
Words were meant to help us
We used them to label us, betray us
Why do we insist on who is good and who is bad?
How do we decide who is right and who is wrong?
Where can we go without words?
What if we used words to heal, to lead us to different ideas, to a world where words are simply suggestions, not rules.
I was me, but they labeled me different
They told me I was wrong, that I was bad, that I was broken
I believed them, their words became my religion
Living it for seventeen years
Dying a little each day.
Finally, I said -ya basta-
Those are not my labels
I will define myself
Now I have changed again, a stronger version of me
I am removing the labels
Peeling off each one carefully so as not to leave any marks
I exist without words
You exist without words
Once upon a time we all existed without words
Maybe one day we will live that way again.
>>>>> Thank you for the unintentional writing prompt Omar. <<<<<<
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