Identity

I have no story.

Don’t get me wrong. My life isn’t boring at all.

Forgive me if you please, but I just cannot relate.

I have no story.

Don’t get me wrong. My life isn’t boring at all.

Forgive me if you please, but I just cannot relate.

Stories of abuse, love and heartbreak

Stories of a career, passion and art

Stories of first hand encounters, of historical events and political opinions

Stories of life struggles.

I have none.

I have chapters though. Lots of them, with no proper structure.

Stories have a beginning, a middle and an end. My chapters are contradictory and never in order.

Do you hear me?

When I was younger, I watched older people talk confidently about things they feel for really strong. I thought, that’s what being an adult meant. Believing in something so much that you would stand up for it.

I am not indifferent. I believe and my beliefs are a huge part of me.

I love too. And I love fiercely.

But, I refuse to let this be all of me.

I see people. Amazing people. People I look up to. People who are beautiful. People with life changing, life altering stories.

But the words, “definition” , “revolve around”, I don’t associate myself with.

I have no story, not because I refuse to grow up but simply because, stories have an ending.

If identity is defined as ‘the fact of being who or what a person is’ , I would rather not have an IDENTITY.

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Valerie