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VxPoem ID: 22949

Category:
pagan_spirituality

Posted: July 12th. 2006 4:07:27 AM

Views: 1258

Why They Fear Us

by Phronesus Disegno

Age Group: Adult



I suspect I know why they fear us
It's because of what we know
But we earned all of our knowledge
We seek, therefore we grow.

We may have experienced pain
It is wrong to say we didn't
Or maybe we were just lucky
Understanding shall never be hidden

Forget all the horrible curses
And all they say we could do
What I know is just for me
And the same is true for you

Ah yes, we could do harm
We could play on their ignorance
What you do is just up to you
In this religious political dance

As for me, I just tell the truth
But then, I am simply "me"
There is not much more I can do
That would set our diverse beliefs free

For you may believe one thing
And I may believe some other
In the end, we are all the same
Brother and Sister, Father and Mother.

But let me just say one thing
Who you are is really "you"
And all things you enact and proclaim
Will be tested by that which is true

So experiment with love and hate
Do all that which will help you learn
For all things that make you "you"
Are things that you have, and will earn

But give the unbelivers a chance
As they do for us, you see
We shall always decide on our own
Who and what we'll evolve to be

And what you choose to do
Represents only who you are
Choose wisely, my Magickal friends
Your actions are viewed from afar

Live and learn everything that you can
Live and learn all there is to do
Live and learn what life is about
Live and learn of that person, "you"

Oh yes, they are carefully watching
Both in fear and curiosity
Never shall I say what you must do
But may they see love I have in ME

And who you are is up to you
And who you are, you must be
It's the same for every last one
Ain't life grand with diversity? ;-)

I suspect I know why they fear us
It's because of what we know
But we earned all of our knowledge
We seek, therefore we grow.




Author's Notes: And you know, I've learned something. When you are really who you are, people adapt. You don't have to change for anyone. Never was I so surrounded by loving friends as when I told them about what I believed without trying to convince them that it was what they should believe too. Yeah, I've had a few raised eyebrows. But people sense when you mean no harm. And when you are loved for who you really are on the inside, it's the best feeling in the world. But it takes maturity on both parties to deal with it. And if they disagree, let them... It is their right. But it doesn't mean you have to agree. Just be friends, I suppose, if you want to, and if they want to too. Just be who you are, and that is certainly enough. No blame, no accusations -- your example will prevail. Okay, time once again for me to get off my soapbox. ;-) (big wink!)


Author's Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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