12 letters of my name, altogether, I thought,
form my identity.
I meditated upon my name.
ALL IN BLOCK LETTERS
In Small Letters With Initial Capitals
in Times New Roman, Font Size 12
with a Suffix
with a Prefix
My name underwent a series of modulations
and became a farce!
Who am I?
But even the name
now I meditate upon
had long become a numeric entity.
1/147: the administration verifies the registration,
and confirms my identity;
2492318: the immigration tallies its record,
and verifies my nationality.
refrains from identifying me;
contributes to my vulnerability;
only exhibits my non-existence.
This time, I silently chose
to unwrap the cover of my name
only to see my temporary identities
sink into the oblivion.