Queen for a Day Bans

An amazing post by an even more amazing woman. We can all be Queen but I think Elouise deserves a crown of jewels for this piece ❤

Telling the Truth

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I hate the word ‘banned’
My father was the King of Bans
My life as a child was ruled by Bans
My father’s list of Thou shalt Nots
conveniently fenced me in
and robbed evil of its hate-filled power

Wrong!
A thousand times wrong!
The wrong on the tip of my tongue
The wrong in the imaginations of my heart
The wrong in my never-delivered tirades
The wrong my father, and then I did to my body and soul
Haunts me seven decades later

I’m a Queen
though not by succession
I sometimes proclaim myself Queen
Crown myself and decide for myself
What I will and will not do or say
In the secret places of my mind and heart
from which I banned my father

I hereby proclaim myself Queen for a Day
And designate my personal bans for this day–
The 103rd anniversary of my deceased father’s birth

I…

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7 thoughts on “Queen for a Day Bans

  1. I always am in my mind at least….I hide the crown away lest it gets faded…or my head gets too big 🙂 I emailed you earlier back…hugs ❤

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  2. Elouise always makes my day a bit brighter and always gives me something to ponder after her posts 🙂 glad you enjoyed it, stop in and say hi to her, she’ll love it ❤

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