I’d rather just be me…..with an identity of course. Yimu at detractors jare!!!!

YINKUS PINKUS

I watched them intrigued,
all those little ones;
walking together,
in threes and in fours.

Not laughing or smiling,
not arguing or fighting;
but simply together,
in threes and in fours.

They were toiling and sweating,
labouring and panting,
for a life together,
in threes and in fours.

They relied on each other,
knew they needed one another;
and so they joined hands together,
in threes and in fours.

I could feel their eyes penetrating,
and so I lowered my gaze.
I could hear their mocking laughter
while I stood there, thinking.

For a minute I felt weak,
for a second outnumbered.
Judged by those
who were all one.

But I
I stood out as being different
in looks, in behaviour,
in needs and in deeds.
I stood out,
a grasshopper.

And so I laughed,
at the thought of being judged
by anonymousity;
a group of people
who knew not themselves.

I’d rather…

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