Black Poetry : Ain't I A Woman Glory To God An't I A Woman?

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  1. ASHANTA

    ASHANTA Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I have felt the pain of my ancestors.
    I have been the queen of my sanctuary.


    Ain’t I a Woman?


    I have educated my self and live by
    the words of my God, I the black berry
    vein sweet as the honey that drips from my roots.
    Ain’t I a Woman?

    I have been the warrior of my turf
    The back bone of my man.
    Ain’t I A Woman?

    Oh thy glory to thy God
    I hold the chains above my head
    The bolts upon my feet
    The scars upon my mind
    Mother”””” Father””””
    Glory to God I cry
    Freedom’ Freedom” Freedom”

    I birth you within my womb
    I felt the pain between my knees
    I felt your first pain.
    Ain’t I a Woman?

    You took the first breast of milk
    The labor of nine months
    The suffering the swollen feet
    Near death I chose you over me
    the scars of thy ancestors.
    The sins of the son’s
    of nations that sit upon the alter
    I fought the revolution
    they also hanged me from the tree
    I sit in homage that my son
    shall be free.

    Captivity continues to breed captivity
    Oh thy spirit of souls
    guide me throught the light
    I cannot breathe
    the souls of souls
    choke me as I breathe
    Lord thy God send the
    spirits of thy ancestors
    that I reclaim my family tree.
    Oh thy God I am blind I cannot see
    before the forest have risen up
    and blind me the torch no longer
    burns oh thy Glory to God
    I give to thee.

    I was the masters play toy
    As well as his children mama
    I felt the pain of all
    The flesh that came through my womb
    Ain’t I worthy of your last name?


    Ain’t I a Woman?

    I the sanctuary of nations
    Breeder of creation
    The link between the heavens and earth.
    Ain’t I a Woman?

    The treasures of God
    Ain’t I a Woman?


    Noumi Collections
     
  2. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    there is much wisdom in you and your works...
     
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    Yes My Sister U are All Woman..... All hail the women in your lives :wink:
     
  4. ASHANTA

    ASHANTA Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blessings be upon you, we sisters warrior must reclaim out rightful place, Oh thy God the heavens are crying the ancestors who died for a dream shall not go under. I the warrior the hated the degraded, the foot stool of my own family tree, I shall walk with my sisters to the light reclaiming our warriors the nubian king. Let respect be restored upon our name.
     
  5. ASHANTA

    ASHANTA Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    sister queen you walk with the crown and so are you.
     
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    yes indeed deep real sistah love ya & yo work
     
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    My Queen, U are infinitely woman & more.

    Your mind speaks loudly through the words U write.

    Many blessings be upon U, sister.
     
  8. ASHANTA

    ASHANTA Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blessings and thank I pray that God bring us to another level of understanding . Who shall believe said thy God it shall be done. :love:
     
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    You express so much, so strongly about what makes up a Black woman. Flow on sista.
     
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    Simply amazing... :eeek:
    Thank you for sharing
    this piece Sister Ashanta

    Much Peace,
    Akilah :spinstar:
     
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