Can I Say No?

Adults taught us that everything is ok

Adults also taught us to obey everything they say

So is not obeying also ok?

This question, this one flaw in the popular way of thinking

Got me thinking

If someone wants to take what's mine

Can I say no?

If their wants, needs, beliefs are equal to mine

Who wins?

Should I accept the beliefs of a murderer?

Protect the rights of a rapist?

Can I say no if everything is alowed?

Does the saying that everyone's truth is different 

Mean that in some world hurting the innocent

Is someone's right?

Does it mean that I have no right to stop it?

Can I tell them no?

 

This poem is about: 
Me
Our world

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