276 – Defy

Normal,
Traditional,
Common,
Customary.

Fancy terms
To hide raw fear
Of change.

Correct,
Straight,
Accepted,
Socialized.

Comfortable walls
Of apathy
And willing blindness

Standardized little coffins
Where real passion
Goes to die.

Fearsome guardians
Made of smoke
And empty words.

An illusion that crumples
Like a wet paper tiger
With the utterance
Of a single word.

Defy!

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