February 5th, 2013 - PrideMature

May one be proud of something hidden?
Is it permitted to display oneself
(very obviously, to those who know)
and yet to hide it from the world as a whole?
They must suspect, surely --
they are waiting for a sign, yes?
It will be a long time before they see
any more than I show to them now,
but my colours are the only sign
they ought to need from me.

The End

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