I have thought about the
reputation of the word ‘want’
and I considerate it unfairly
judged, like its too direct and
we all should be more discrete
and play the games to get what
it is that we actually…want.
But what would it look like if
desire and need were translated
into this honest little word that
efficiently cuts precisely to the
chase, like Oliver and his “Please, sir,
I want some more”?
What if we told everyone what we
want? Disclosed, revealed, opened up!
Told our partners, families and friends.
Told our bosses, leaders and everyone
who would prefer that we never said
that horrid little word again.
What if we told our politicians what
we want? Would this change the way
they saw the world of you and me?
What if we asked each other what
we want so directly, so openly,
that it might shake us from
behind our heavy shields?
I want so many things that are good,
and some that are bad (to be deadly honest), but I never
say that this is what I want, like
I want you?