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Take another name. Be someone else.

by canadafreeze on December 28, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


Inspired by the poem by Wendy Morton.

If I had a name like Rosie Fernandez

I would wear gardenias and orchids
in my hair.
I would buy some hot sauce
called "Jump up and kiss me."
I would offer it to strangers.
If I had a name like Rosie Fernandez
I would know how to tango,
I would tap dance on sidewalks.
I would fall in love insistently,
spend hours in cafes
with a broken heart
and good coffee.

Oh, if I had a name like Rosie Fernandez,
I would know it.

Some ponderables:

Would you be fearless with another name?
Would your behaviour change if you changed your name?
How would life be different if you had a different name?

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