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What’s in a name?

by Amara Lynn (Twitter, WordPress)

A name isn’t something you choose 

Yet it wants indelible power over you

A name tells people what to call you, what to think 

A name is more than letters pressed in ink

Your name is something you can choose 

It doesn’t have to hold power over you 

Unless you want it to

A name can empower too

What’s in a name?

More than some will ever know 

Perhaps with time they’ll learn and grow


Published by aaaliteraryjournal

A literary journal dedicated to Asexual, Aromantic, and Agender storytelling, through poetry, essays, fiction, creative nonfiction, etc. We will publish on our page when submissions are open. You may now also follow us on Twitter at @AaaLiterary.

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