Honour

I long for respect

and I know words hold power,

 

As an African I am taught to never let another mispronounce or change my name,

thus would it be fair to caution those who label me based on negative trends?

 

I long to be addressed by what is befitting to me,

henceforth I shall only answer to the name I’ve given to you or the title King.

 

Jade Novelist ©️ 2018