Aspire to be Like King Askia Toure and unit a region Be like King Idris Alooma Re-unite us with our culture as he did two kingdoms Be an astronomer, a philosopher, be a genius, a physician, an architect Be all these things like King IIMMOOOHHHTTTEEEPPP!! Be like King Khama bring crime rates down low to almost zero You know what else you can do Be a pyramid builder like King Khumu Be flamboyant in style like King Mansa Mussa who led his people from Timbuktu to Mecca. Make peace so that prosperity is made possible even if you have to raise hell Like King Moshoeshoe try building a society where law and order must prevail. Stop the hatred, stop hating me, I’m your queen, don’t fight me, fight for me, fight for what you believe Like King Samory Toure Be like King Shaka of the Zulus and build over a million men strong Instead of killing for no reason fight for the rights over the wrong. And like King Tenkamenin, Be a rider and ride out, listen to the problems and concerns of ya people Help them to rebuild and grow and let them know that in this wicked world we will never be considered equal Be like King Ramses and honor your wife I’m not saying go to Abu Sinbel and build a temple But you can say I love you… that’s simple Just be classified as a great man like King Mutato Be a founder find out where ly’s your queen essence Like King Narmer in 3200BC when hieroglyphic writings made it’s first appearance To be less than any of this makes no sense So rule…that’s what you were born to do, claim what was passed unto you Be a father, be a brother, be a lover, be an example Be a King. Ladies stop following and be leaders like leading warrior Queen Amina Be titled as classy like Queen Candace with a strong but sweet demeanor Fight for your children and families like Queen Dahia-al Kahina Be a go-getter and build programs to teach those underneath us Stay determined like Queen Hatshepsut Be black, for black is beautiful, and be happy Like Queen Makeda you are the symbol of beauty Stay confident black queens have high self-esteem like Queen Nandi. Who was the mother of Shaka over the Zulu nation and like she… Represent hard work, patience and determination Be a strength foundation for your King like Queen Nefertari Stand up for what you believe, demand your respect like Queen Nefertiti Be a friend, have girlfriends and stand hand n hand As a matter of fact create an army of females Like Queen Nzhinga instead of hating each other find ways to prevail, Stop pointing fingers and throwing catfights like it’s Jerry Springer Fight for what you believe in, like Queen Yaa Asantewa Aspire to be a great woman with a past you can appreciate Stop teaching our young children to hate Stop leaving a good man for the one with rims size 28” Be a mother, be a sister, be a lover, most of all be an example, be a Queen If you still can’t figure out who to be, then dog on it, be like me 20 years from now this generation will look back into history And this is how my bio should read Beautiful, Black Amazon Queen Flo…her symbol… Invoking positive energy for the nation to grow Inspired her people to let them know to smile thru troubles Cause it’s the rain that causes the rainbow And she always rocked that culture shock afro She was a go-getter and always held her kings down Even if they had that bad reputation around town She was a queen…in full essence of the word! Sang songs so loud & proud, the mountains rumbled And the gods in heaven heard. Always willing to be there for her youth… for the millennium generation Amazon Queen Flo was definitely considered “The Truth” Now I hope this poem has inspired you! To aspire to be Brutha’s to be a King Sista’s to be a Queen Be anything… Just don’t be less than what you are supposed to be… which is royalty!