Quiet Poetry Lounge : I'm A Strong African Woman!

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  1. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm A Strong African Woman

    I'm a strong African Woman, that I am...
    and if you only see my weakness
    I really don't give a d-mn

    I am the very first giver of life.
    I hold the power to make war,
    and the power to bring peace,
    like the music I created,
    to calm the savage beast.

    I fed and nourished nature
    then watched it multiply and grow,
    I am Infinity that teaches all
    you can only reap what you sow.

    Every man, woman and child
    that grabs the silver spoon,
    is life that was born
    from the darkness of my womb.

    Then they sought to strip my native tongue
    and keep it out of reach,
    but it was I ...the strong African Woman
    who gave the world their speech.

    All great men, in history's test
    are men that were nourished
    from my African breast,
    I taught them everything I knew,
    and watched with wisdom, as they grew.

    Then birth, I gave to prophets, sages and kings,
    as only "I"... a strong African Woman
    into their life can bring.

    I'm the original virgin mother
    the Queen of heaven and of the earth,
    now what reasonable person,
    could dare challenge my worth?

    Long before the concept of God came into being,
    it was "I"... the African Goddess,
    that the world had been seeing.

    Even in my darkest hour,
    when I was gagged and bound in chains,
    I proved through strength and wisdom,
    that I would rise again.

    So don't ever dream that you,
    or the world could hold me down,
    for it is "I" ...the strong African Woman
    that truly wears the crown!

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  2. Destee

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    they betta ask sum bodee ... :toast: :toast: :toast:

    Beautiful Sister Queen !!!

    for those that dream to ever hold us down! :grouphug:

    Thanks for sharing Sister Queen !!! :love:

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  3. snugli360

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    I agree with arethe mothers of everything civilized!!! well done a beauty
     
  4. Keita Kenyatta

    Keita Kenyatta going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Darn Mrs. Kenyatta, this work really made me feel proud of ya! I guess everything comes out when it has to. Excellent work!!!
     
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    Let me bow unto da Queen......bet i know nuff said.
     
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    OldSoul Permanent Black Man PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Queen, I don't usually venture out into poetry but reading your poem made my visit worth it. You are very talented Sister Queen. Thank you for inviting me to read this...I see now why you was on me in chat...hehehe


    Astrologer4U
     
  8. sweet apple*pie

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    powerful write.

    It seemed like you had been holding this one in, and with one breathe you exhaled.

    nice!
     
  9. watzinaname

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    We all have our weaknesses, but compared to our many strengths they pale in comparison. This piece was so powerful, it was fierce, guess the truth always is. Wish you'd allow that ink to flow more often, hint, hint. Fantastic write!
     
  10. ready2chat

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    All I Can Say Is Wow

    You could not have said it any better!! They better recognize!!!

    Please dont sue me.. cause I am going to copy and post this on my wall.
     
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