Would I have done it differently?
Faced with commands and little masters
Is it different from the Underground Railroad?
Told to serve.
Given masters and told they're better.
I would run, at least, want to run.
I know I'd talk about it. Fantasize
Freedom: the Great Wet Dream.
If told I was the first draft
relegated to adoring the final product,
told what my place would be
whether I liked it or not,
if told I had no option, for there
had never been an option
I can imagine turning around,
closing my eyes, sticking my
middle finger in the air
Except, since it's biblical, we call it