Identity Of A Person

Identity of a person
Identity signifies complexity
Identity identifies with reality
Identity is the bearer of all vanity
How does a person identify with identity?

You define yourself based on what?
They say, they say
You’re kind or moral based on what?
Or
You’re a genius and shrewd based on what?
Or
You make the perfect lover, look for no other

They say, they say
You’re strong without a thought it may not last long
Or
You’ve skills since with a record you run up high bills
Or
You are shy but no one ever talks to you or says hi
Or
You never give up because right now you are on top

They say, they say
You are generous or gregarious when all you are is conscious
Or
You’re innovative yet not the originator of the idea conceived

What are the facts?
That makes your identity intact
When change on identity has the last impact?

Copyright 2006 - Sylvia Chidi

by Sylvia Chidi

Comments (5)

Incredibly true.
I love your poem.......its beautiful! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
This is great poem that makes one think, the continuous questions works well.
Whoa, this is really interesting and sort of revealing. It changed the way I look at identity.
Good work Sylvia I like the continuos questioning