Abhiraj Rajadhyaksha

Rookie (6th September,2012 / Mumbai, India)

Identity Of I


Identity is not what I promise others
Identity is what I do when I am alone
Identity is what I think of others
Knowing all the hatred they've shown

Identity is what every wound reminds me
Identity is what I learn and what I pass by
Identity is what I see in the mirror
After giving my best try

Identity is what I make out of my given chance
Identity is what I accept and what I deny
No one else has control over me
Life is about me, and what I identify

Submitted: Sunday, March 04, 2012
Edited: Monday, March 05, 2012

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  • Rookie Sudebi Giri (8/25/2012 3:09:00 AM)

    its sharp n meditative all together.can b counted wen one needs to represent oneself.quite motivating Abhiraj
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  • Rookie Spencer Zimmerman (8/20/2012 3:57:00 PM)

    Identity being the inner value of oneself-but then to have it extend outward for all to benefit is quite challenging. We must tread respectfully with love when harnessing the power within ourselves. Such a great responsibility, indeed. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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