21 August 2016

My middle name // poem

I don't have a middle name
But my first name is unique
So I've never understood the shame 
Of the name that hides within

When I used to ask people
What their middle name would be
They'd hold it back like a secret
Like a piece of their destiny

But why was it that way?
What didn't they want me to see?
Now I sort of understand 
The need to cling to their identity

Everything we have
Is never truly ours
So that one string of letters
Was the only thing of theirs



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    1. Thank you so much!!! I love your blog so much, it's amazing!

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  4. Thank you so much for commenting on my blog. I am so happy I came across this post. I loved this poem. You are so talented. I would love to keep in touch! Lovely post, Jeani! xx


    1. Thank you so much!! I am so glad you like this poem!!! I would love to keep in touch too, thank you for commenting :) xxx

  5. This poem is so good! I wish I could write poetry like that, but I'm hopeless haha! I really love your blog!

    Robyn x

    1. Thank you so much!!! I'm gla you like the poem. You should give poetry writing a go, it's really freeing, i love it! I love your blog too, I had fun reading it! Thank you for commenting Robyn xxxx

  6. It's such a lovely poem, gurrrrrrrrrrrl

    Noor | Noor's Place

  7. This is lovely!

    Jemima x

  8. She's a fashionable feminist and writes fabulous poems - I'm straight but you still make me girl crush ♡ Lily Lea ♡



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