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Evolved

Sean^45 2000 (Limpopo)

The laughter changes while the smile fades,
the beauty is repressed and the skin becomes pale,
Emotions bubbling up dramatically
just another movie with broken scenes

Through the lens of life you are captured
On a paint brush you are alive
Obligated into existence you exist
Running from oblivion, you remain

Unacceptability never became your world
Pushing the boundaries of power
You limit your own highs
Still you run from your conviction

Liberated you are, yet you still in shackles
Chained by desires, you are human
Troubled by law you become hopeful
Bothered by religion you become blasphemous

Shouting out melody to a deaf man
Cry beauty to a blind man
Hoping kids to a eunuch, is it normal?
just like an ape you are left behind
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Sean^45

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