A paradox

by Sanjida Shaheed

I feel
So out of place
Here.
This used to be
My home.
Now I am
No more
Than a stranger.

I have
Shed the superficiality
That gathered
On my skin.

Now my true self
Is visible.
Yet they do not
Recognize me.

The essence
Of my very nature
Evades them.

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Authored by Sanjida Shaheed
date: November 30, 2013
shorturl: http://wp.me/p33PbB-9b

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