OrnaVerum
v 6.30.00
28 Jan 2022
updated 28 Jan 2022

Extracts from Andrea's poem being me

too long I've been seeking
the essential truth of my being.
How I'd walk tall in the knowledge
I knew what life was about
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yet, I contend, every identity
expresses a facet of humanity,
potential in each;
for all sinner and saint,
straight and gay,
spinster or hitched,
muslim or atheist
are simple refractions
of the single being of reason
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