Josephine DixonBanks

Rookie (Danbury, Connecticut)

They Assigned You A Mind - Poem by Josephine DixonBanks

Somebody told you-you were a male and female
Stole your soul-the wholly grail
Totally blind but can’t read braile
Empty inside like a bottomless dale

Stuff your head with selected information
Substitute depression for mild elation
No self-esteem is much needed subjugation
Your reward is validation

Now, you are well informed, but not wise
Your being comprised of age old lies
Constantly fed to you as supplies
Your hunger for Self cries silent cries

Contemporary colonization cloning of your psche
No heart-no soul-just mind colony never meant to be
They assigned you their mind to keep you blind
In the land of the dead the Self can not tread

Resurrecting Self, considered rebellion
Not being socialized, you are a hellion
Born of man but like a restrained wild stallion
The internal rage the waiting battalion

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 24, 2005

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