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Aug 2016
In this day and age we have this reoccurring issue

Individuals of all generations advocating for a culture of language abuse

Instances of linguistically supported oppression

Whose only intention is to condemn its receivers into a depression

Toxic tongues with the intent to poison your thinking

Promoting all things vile, so fast, nearly blinking

Tell me why words like “****” offend you more

Then the degrading usage of the word “*****”

I’m sick of people using skin tone and gender to map out one’s prospects

Suggesting that not everyone deserves a chance to reach success

Institutionalized prejudice

Don’t stand for any of this

Every individual is beyond just a word

Strive to be the definition that they’ve never seen or heard

Become the human being that they could never be

Resist the forced oppression and strive to be free
Ashley Thao Dam
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Ashley Thao Dam  24/Non-binary/Turin, Italy
(24/Non-binary/Turin, Italy)   
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