Black Poetry : A Black Woman's Poem To Her Right Breast

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  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Anguished brown
    nippled
    round
    mound

    Bound on all sides
    by white cloth

    You once were
    the perfect pointed
    star set a'high
    across the
    sahara
    on the right

    Now tender
    sensitive
    carcenoma
    tormented

    I hope God
    and the doctor
    see fit
    to let me keep you




    (c) FINING SO(u)LUTIONS
     
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    Poignant

    and so well done! This one touches the heart of all women ~ as two visible symbols of the female sex; as cherished members of one of our most sensitive erogenous zones, it is so very hard for any of us to conceive of being separated from what provides so much aesthetic beauty, intrinsic pride, erotic gratification, and the nourishment for new life.

    Your insights are always on point. Thank you.

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    having known women

    and written pieces and seen faces...dealing with this, even i can feel this to the depths of my soul.

    THANKS FOR SHARING.
     
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    Again

    You have gotten into my soul. This poem is piercing, down to the heart of the issue. Thanks for sharing such a sad but beautifully written piece of art.

    I once worked with a lady who went through breast removal on two separate ocassions. Her faith in God is what carried her thru. She is such an inspiration to me and other women.

    Joyce
     
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    AACOOLDRE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this is a good poem. The best of poetry is mixed with tradegy and hope.

    The great Egyptian King Solomon once said: "Thy two breast are like two young roes that are twins". I second that poem and add that twins should never be separated because one doesn't desire to live with out the other.
     
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    this one is personal!!!

    this one touches me..a close friend just had surgery for this very thing and i am so glad to know that someone else can be real and share the words of comfort for others.

    thank you.

    haven't been here in a while, but i still let the peeps know on the site of yahoo.groups.com/controversywriters/groups that destee.com is one of the hottest poets sites to post and reply to others.


    keep bringing us the noise and the education!!!
     
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    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    um.

    i never took women serious about this matter, but i shall now.

    thanx.
     
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    Rashad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'll have to agree with jhiah in that I never really took women
    serious about some issues, but now I have a greater awarness
    and I thank you for sharing.
    Tyte scribe poet!:)
     
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    you never disappoint me!
    this poem was very touching and real
    and true and deeply felt.
    thank you for sharing...
    -7:spinstar:
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sustah A

    Hey sustah friend.... I am in total agreement with you in your response... this poem not only touches "all" women, but in having so many black women who fail to go in regularly for breast checks & mammograms the unfortunate reality is having to deal with the many degrees of the loss of one breast & in some cases maybe even both.

    Thanks for the "real" read!!

    Always :heart:

    N2
     
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