The colors of the land
The definition of the self is not an easy game to play. On occasions, such a definition might be chosen, on others it might be imposed to delight or contempt of the defined.
Identity provides a path, a narrative that gives a sense of unity across the passage of time to the troubled, aging soul of man. A story to tell oneself to defy the facts of change.
I am my sex, my gender, my music, my religion, my blood and the blood of my dead, my soil, my flag, my land...
For as long as man is flesh, he will be a patriot, even if his fatherland is to be the universe.