The Proof of You
A name has power, a belief that is shared by many culture throughout the globe.
A name identifies you.
holds you accountable.
defines who you are.
It is the representation of you, the essence of you being put into words. Your past, your present, your very being.
From your parents, it is a gift, one they bestow upon you when you came into this world.
Your nickname, a form of affection from those around you.
An insult, proof that your antagonist notices you enough to hate you.
Epithets represent your accomplishments - be it for good or evil.
Pseudo names, the masks - personas - you choose to hide behind.
A name, your name, is your blessing, your curse, your bond, your liberation - it is your brand in life.
Without a name you are but a blank slate.
Without a name, you have no history.
Without a name, you will not be remembered.
Without a name, you do not exist.
Nothing comes out of nothing.
None that exist is nameless.
Now, is that disagreement I sense? So tell me friend:
without a name, what are you?