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Rated: E · Monologue · Other · #1991728
Are?
Am.  Am.


A barrier, a wall, a tower. Unchanged by worldly clatter

and splash, my strength bows not to the boundaries of

my makers. Though borders may comfort my holders,

why should I bend to the lines on a map? I am resolute.


A river, a fall. I am never the same, never ending. My rules are simple, clear. Complex and beautiful dwell within me, but

they are not me. I go where the rule takes me, I am slow to change course but quick to change others. I am vital.



A

division,

infinitely

thin.

Past to the present,

Perception, conception, realization,

call to response,

I

am

the

artist

between

the world and the page,

I

am

the

scholar

between

the page and the world.

I

am

invisible.


I am knowable, I am real, but I am not eternal, and I am not invincible.

I am helpful, I am kind, but I am not harmless, and I am not pure.

I am here, but I am not here for you.

I am, I am not.

Are you?

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