Quiet Poetry Lounge : For those Inquiring Minds..."Who Am I"

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Afridancr, Jun 18, 2001.

  1. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Who Am I?

    I check myself and ask,

    Who Am I?

    An
    Afrocentric
    ...Grunge
    .......Professional
    ...........Priss
    Walkin' round with
    External Bliss

    Wearin'
    natural hair
    ...short
    ......straight
    does it matter?
    even when people say "you've gotten fatter?"

    Yes cuz, who are YOU to judge?
    Check ya self b4 you wreck ya self!!

    Judgin me...don't make you better than me
    You do it to hide
    but we all see
    how ya livin and dippin!!

    I won't be chained in
    mental bondage again
    Just to support your negative end

    B R E A K I N the chain of
    mental pain and now...

    I'm FREE-er-er!


    Who Am I?
    ask me and I'll say,
    an
    Afrocentric
    ...Grunge
    ......Professional
    ..........Priss
    walkin round with
    Internal Bliss

    with my
    long
    ...braided
    ......nappy hair
    Don't matter what you say
    I don't care!
    Why? Cause I KNOW who I AM

    Negative opinions loosed from my head

    Know that I ~Aminata~
    Am a beautiful blackchild of GOD instead.


    (c)1999 EssenceofAminata all rights reserved
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    I CANNOT JUDGE THATS NO LIE
    BUT I KNOW DA BEAUTY U HOLD
    INSIDE
    A BEAUTIFUL BLACK QUEEN
    SWEET & FREE
    AS DA MORNING BREEZE
    A WOMAN OF LOVE FROM HANDS ABOVE
    A SISTAH OF PASSION TO GUIDE AFFECTION
    A LADY OF KINDNESS FUN AND ALL
    I KNOW U NOT BY YA BOOK BUT WHAT I FEEL
    U R THE REAL DEAL
    JUDGING ONE CAN NOT BE WHOM DES BE JUDGING THEE!
    BLACK BEAUTY .....
    Shhhhhhh!!!
    IF U DONT KNOW
    SHUT UP!

    ITS FUNNY HOW WE BE JUDGE BY OUR ART
    YET ONE REALLY DON'T KNOW .........I AGREE WIT YA.:heart:
     
  3. GA_Sunshyne

    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Queen Afri....

    gggggirl!! you betta go on now!! :)

    i loved it!! & if they didn't know... now they know!

    AlwaysPeace&Love.
    SunShyne~
     
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    shaneak Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    As long as you know...That's all that matters!!!!!
     
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    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Afridancr

    Girl you danced all up in this place with
    Elegance
    style
    grace

    I salute who you are:toast:

    mad love to ya:heart:

    coco
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    profound peace...

    who we are is always based in SELF
    not in the destructive opinions of someone else
    i'm glad to see...you've found this out
    as innermost bliss exudes...no doubt
    afrocentric
    grunge
    professional
    priss
    i'm loving who you are
    keep it flowing like this:)

    One.
     
  7. Street So'ja

    Street So'ja Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ya know

    afri - i have mad respect for you and your work, your work never lets me down

    you are a well respected strong BLACK WOMAN

    and i respect that

    a So'ja in your corner
     
  8. Jyntlbreez

    Jyntlbreez Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Well Just Get Free er er!!!

    Luvin the way this poem exudes of your positive energy...
    Thanx for externalizing your Bliss!
    Jyntl
     
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    Hey Afri....Your name wouldn't by chance be...Felecia would it???;)
     
  10. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I appreciate the love and support of

    HONEST PEOPLE!!! :heart:

    Bishop ~Felecia? No. Ahhh ME nah tah!!! :wink:

    Jyntl~positivity and external bliss... always! :cool:

    So'ja ~It is all of my life experiences that molded me into the strong woman that I AM. But it always helps to have strong friends in your corner! :cool:

    baller ~thank you for loving who I am. Just felt like reflecting and reminding. :wink:

    coco ~ thanks sis! :heart: and respect to you too!:toast:

    Shaneak ~Girl you ain't said nothin but a word!!!:cool:

    GA ~ Ohhh, no doubt...they know!! But if not...it's their loss!!!!:D

    $$Rich$$ ~People always have something to say. It's always easier to see the so called "bad" in people before they really get to KNOW them personally. I just wonder what certain people would think or say if they saw me dancing in a short lapa and cowrie shell bra!!! (especially not knowing anything about african dance):lol:

    :heart: and Respect to all who feel me on the REAL.
     
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