Prism & Pen
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Prism & Pen

My Rainbow

I was born with a rainbow inside me but I didn’t know.
It lay dormant for years then it quietly began to glow.
I began to meet others with rainbows and they were so proud;
They faced up to hate and they stood for themselves — they were unbowed.
I yearned to be one of them, radiating colours so bright.
The rainbow inside me began to intensify her light;
Gradually, then suddenly, she appeared, to my…



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