Freedom at 30

For the first time ever,
in my conscious memory,
none of my dreams
or things that I look forward to
in the future with anticipation
have anything to do with a man.

Isn’t that something? Even if it did take me three decades to get to it.
It was so worth it.

A version is posted on Yahoo! Real Beauty.

About IdeaSmith

IdeaSmith is the digital doppelganger of Ramya Pandyan (intrepid train-traveller and frequent spouter of post-midnight rhymes and rants). As IdeaSmith she battles obscurity and slays boredom with her stories about men, books, digitalia and Mumbai. She performs live and also blogs, tweets, Instagrams, Facebooks, +G’s, Youtubes and Goodreads all as IdeaSmith. Ramya is a blogger, digital storyteller and spoken word performer. She also runs a forum for aspiring writers called Alphabet Sambar. Tweet-bomb her at @ideasmithy.

Posted on August 18, 2009, in Featured, Hormone hangover, Yahoo! and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. Congratulations! I still haven’t got that freedom, but would like to get it someday.

  2. I’m getting there. and i’m sure it feels like heaven.

  3. good for you.. and first time in my life.. i hv anticipation of future with women and it took 30yr for me to get there. and i too think its so worth it.
    .-= Yuva´s last blog ..Perfect her for Imperfect me =-.

  4. Beautiful! I wish to get there too, but being in a relationship, I guess its little tough!
    .-= Ms Taggart´s last blog ..Aaah.. I wish! =-.

  5. Happy belated b’day!

  6. “Every emancipation has in it the seeds of a new slavery, and every truth easily becomes a lie.”

    Izzy Stone

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