Melvina Germain

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Burdened - Poem by Melvina Germain

When you are bogged down with labels and taught to live beneath that blanket, it is difficult to move forward and learn to love and understand who you truly are...Melvina.....

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Prose Poem


Comments about Burdened by Melvina Germain

  • Souren Mondal (11/29/2015 9:37:00 AM)


    Putting a label on us eventually limits our 'vision' and ability to 'see things as they really are'... Somewhere we lose ourselves and become what is EXPECTED of us, rather than what we ACTUALLY are.. Thanks for sharing Melvina.. As a prose poem this is wonderful carrying forward the message intended... (Report) Reply

    Melvina Germain Melvina Germain (11/29/2015 7:55:00 PM)

    My pleasure to share my words, thank you Souren.....

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  • Rajnish Manga (11/29/2015 8:08:00 AM)


    'it is difficult to move forward and learn to love and understand' yourself. The biggest problem is the baggage of the past which most of us carry on their backs without bothering to off-load somewhere on the way. This is a liability worth nothing. (Report) Reply

    Melvina Germain Melvina Germain (11/29/2015 7:55:00 PM)

    Thank you for commenting of this poem Rajnish.....

  • (11/29/2015 5:52:00 AM)


    A gospel truth you have shared here. Thanks for the same. (Report) Reply

  • Shakil Ahmed (11/29/2015 4:49:00 AM)


    you have spoken a great truth, beautiful writing, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

    Melvina Germain Melvina Germain (11/29/2015 7:56:00 PM)

    Thank you Shakil, much appreciated.....

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 29, 2015



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