by all this.I look
around and see others
pounded by procedure into flat,
dull uniformity- submitting to the suffocating
I feel the weight now.
I resist becoming like the lifeless souls around
me - I donít want to be dimmed, smashed,
and driven into place unseen and silent.
But I am on my shaking knees,
my head is bent, and
I groan inside...
And so I shine.
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