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    these walls
    do not define me
    this rough, prickly surface
    is not even an extension of who i am
    it is the defense
    that created itself
    with the dawn of realisation that
    too much security makes prisons out of palaces
    these walls
    i do not hold with pride
    nor do i hide behind them waiting
    for the discovery of all serenity held inside
    they've always
    been there, growing stronger
    with the learnings of the patterns of the world
    if you come
    to discover me
    in absolute vulnerability
    do not come knocking them down straightaway
    find a way, so that some day
    i'll find myself with all the gentleness too
    - Saumya