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What Happens

when
i remove identities
one by one

what remains?

i am no longer
son father husband
nurse educator healer

man

when i remove identities
one by one

no longer
strong insecure
handsome kind
overbearing selfish

what happens
when i remove identities
one by one

no longer
overweight out of shape
gray wrinkled creaky

what happens when i
remove identities
one by one

no longer
atheist democrat
american anarchist

what happens when
i remove identities
one by one

no longer
artist intellectual
musician builder cook
creator

what happens
when i remove identities
one by one

what happens
when i am no longer
defined by the external

but simply

me?

(C) 2022 Raibeart Bruis
Kinkpoet
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