Rumination amidst solitude

Be True Unto Thyself

Published by purplepinkbliss under on 9:25 PM

But being true to thy own self

Is something one has to teach the self.

Our culture teaches us not to love

The self in a way healthy but it does shove

Onto us hypocrisy, the need to seek

Approval in the aliens eye and be meek

And in turn us into baffled beings

That is numb to the soul’s true feelings.

Pray! Then what goes out into the world?

Hatred, malevolence, selfishness, emotions cold!

Religion, society, family, the self

All premeditated to help one be deft

Sadly cripples in us that should be robust.

I think we need new lessons to burst

From the limiting chains

To live our lives wholly, fully…