Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Passively Abducted

by M. J. Joachim

Ingrained personal messages
Not self-imposed, yet self-defeating
Who decides, and how
Do they come to this conclusion?
Fear not
Simply be who you are
Accepting – no
Indulging in your own unworthiness
Propaganda spoken to a child
Brainwashing dire messages
Into its soul

A shell is washed into adulthood
A being no longer its own
Having been invaded by strangers
Only to be cast aside
And left to float the currents

Thank you for visiting Effectively Human.

M. J.

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