I'll stay uncommon

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

I'll stay uncommon

You asked me why I can’t be normal

Be ordinary just like you and them.

I ask you why you can’t be more informal

And tell me all about widespread spam.


It is about being plain and pleasing:

Keep studying, work, get hired and marry.

Deify your parents, children, power

Be diligent, opinionated, wary.


Like any ordinary human

Be the disciple of tradition.

Become yourself only assuming

You will fulfill generic mission.


I look at you and cannot get

If you are kidding me right now

Or trying hard to cover me with net

Of rubbish Earth produced somehow.


Where did you find this false knowledge?

Why do you think I’ll comprehend?

Why should I have my dreams demolished

Just to appease this churlish land?


I thank you for the information

You’ve given me with no success

To persuade me follow your dictation.

I’ll stay uncommon, nonetheless.

Submitted: May 04, 2020

© Copyright 2021 Anastasia Kis. All rights reserved.

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Sassy Kitty

This is a very pressing matter! Very deep. I love it. Very well written. I don't see any errors but i could be mistaken. However it was a pleasure to read!

Tue, May 12th, 2020 5:44pm


Thank you! I'm really happy to know someone likes my writings! I'll try to write more in English and post it here. Thank you for spending some time on my works!

Thu, May 14th, 2020 12:10am


As will I, and having you with me will be the prouder still! What depth in intellect you demonstrate with your divergent thoughts my Lady! What extremely profound wisdom! I applaud your capacity & your method!!!

Fri, June 5th, 2020 8:39am

Craig Davison

Great! Defy convention, I say. Most 'normal' people are unhappy with their lives. It's 10pm and I'm listening to J.S. Bach on the radio. Well, I am a radical eccentric. Nice work.

Fri, June 5th, 2020 12:10pm


I so enjoyed this - stay uncommon, it's so much more fun!

Sat, June 6th, 2020 1:43pm

Jobe Rubens

Tonight, my unconventional conventionalists . . . (Rocky Horror Picture Show)!!!

Sat, June 6th, 2020 6:28pm


love this

Mon, June 8th, 2020 9:23pm


I really like this! Thank you!

Thu, June 11th, 2020 4:06pm

James McMahon

Your title drew my attention Anastasia, probably because I don't want to be common. And I liked your poem. Nice work.

Fri, June 12th, 2020 12:27pm


Thank you!
Nice thing you don't want to be common. Neither do I. Being uncommon is the only way to live freely outside of the widespread templates and choose what is right for you.

Tue, June 16th, 2020 12:05am

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