a by-product of organic chemistry.
fabricated by a couple to serve as a future insurance.
sterilized into walking and talking like anyone else.
sent to a finishing school that eliminates any trace of individuality.
brainwashed into learning the same arts, the same science and the same values.
groomed by a college to be a white-collared slave.
hired by an organization that pays you to think like they do.
judged by a cliché called success.
defined by a society that goes by a quaint rulebook called the constitution.
fired for showing a streak called independence.
urged by peers to play by the rules.
counseled by parents to settle down.
appreciated for re-entering the chicken run.
earned a label called manager.
decided to abandon the last vestige of freedom.
acquired the tag called husband.
wedded and bedded a stranger, designed by the same factory.
froze his dreams and plans into a template.
drafted for a future by-product of organic chemistry.
extracted from my blog sulfury.