December 1, 2023
A Modern Beginning
By Lawson Wang
Bombarded the last trace of harmony,
Alongside countless others' rejection.
They spoke the ruling verdict
Of whom I was made into
By the hand of a condescending creator.
One of his tea time attempts,
A single gaze upon me would cause his agony.
An extraterrestrial monarch,
Hailed by the carousers of Antwerpen.
Any sincerity was undervalued
By the desire to be relevant.
Words and beliefs
disregarded as recycled wastes.
Unworthy of the colors in you
as nothing could shield a talentless
From being an outcast,
His voice echoed with fanatical support.
Was it truth or prejudice?
Stunt in my poky little shelter,
Ambiguity was altered at my core.
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