Black Poetry : DOWN THE BLOCK AND AROUND THE WORLD

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  1. cursed heart

    cursed heart Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    DOWN THE BLOCK AND AROUND THE WORLD



    I may not have silky fine hair or baby soft skin
    I’m not transparently light or paper-thin
    My beauty lies within

    I’m not a pre-Madonna or a ghetto queen
    I’m right in between caviar and Afro sheen
    Don Perignon or a cool 40 of MGD
    That’s the beauty in me

    Prefer satin sheets
    But I’ll settle for cotton
    House on a hill or a one-room cot
    The diversity in me is never forgotten.

    Traveled first class to France
    Rode the bus to Alabama for a civil rights protest

    I’ve gone hungry some nights
    Now servants stand to the left and serve on the right
    Waiting for my appetite to arise

    I’ve searched the truth from America
    I grew roots when Sojourner Truth answered me

    I’ve reached the peak of peace
    Found the knowledge to acknowledge me
    Experienced life day by day
    Found my role in society
    Strong and secure and loving everything about me
     
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    SwtT Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is so.....empowering. This is a wonderful piece poet!
     
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    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Cursed Heart - A splendid affirmation of who and what you are within. You crafted this well with its own internal vibrant earthy beat. That's talent. Namyh
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    wow !!!! this one took me right in.....................
     
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    cursed heart Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Harry,SwtT,RICH thank you:kiss1: you don't know how much I appreciate you even taken the time to read this:kiss1: Thank you for your support and love always:kiss1: :kiss1:
     
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