pushed aside

and pushed away,

no longer

'part of their crowd.'

And for what?

Merely using

the God-given birthright

of free thinking?


by those she called


Those who's words

she always respected.

She dared

go against their grain,

dared to voice

her own opinion,

alongside their opinions.

And now,

she is shut out

from their world,

the throat of her muse,


by their sharpened quills.

So she'll move on,

maybe somewhere,

maybe nowhere.

But she'll never allow

her mind to be repressed,

nor her pen, to be stilled.

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