Black Poetry : I Own This Flesh

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  1. Randee

    Randee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I own this flesh.
    Every curve and ripple,
    every swell of breast with
    every rise of every breath,
    I own this flesh.
    Every stretch marking me mother,
    every scar reminding me survivor,
    every drop of blood spilled
    was not in vain for I have learned
    I own this flesh.
    Every insecurity ever felt,
    Real or imagined, perished
    the moment I learned that
    I owned this flesh.
    That beneath skin and bones
    lay a women so wise
    that she had the sense to
    not only subsist, but thrive.
    I cultivated a separate identity
    centered in strength and
    focalized on inner peace
    where all other influences cease
    and only love can caress
    what I possess because
    I own this flesh.
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    own it, gurl. let'em know who you are.
     
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    I like that flow and it felt like truth....
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    You betta SAY THAT!

    The title alone is strong and captivating; but the entirety is FIERCE!


    This should be spoken word, for sure!
     
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    I like this flow. Tell it like it is!
    More than existing this captured me.
     
  6. Randee

    Randee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you for the love.
     
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