Black Poetry : ...Superficial.Beautiful.Un-Natural.Beautiful...

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by LovelyGoldenOne, Dec 31, 2004.

  1. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    according to society's enlisted beauty standards, i'm no where near beautiful

    being a black woman in the United States of America, some people don't think i'm beautiful

    with my skin smooth in colored milk chocolate, they don't believe i can be beautiful

    my hair wavy, jet black, straightened by a relaxer, to make them see me as beautiful

    my eyes are big, almost mirrors they're so brown, not light blue, so i guess i'm not beautiful

    theres no need for me to wear makeup, been told my skin is flawless, but it makes me feel like i'm beautiful

    my lips aren't pink their plum, with a clear gloss not lipstick, does that not make me beautiful?

    the models are taller than me, so i see me being 5'3 doesn't even begin to make me beautiful

    i anger myself by falling into the trap of stilettos to make me feel temporarily beautiful

    and we won't even get started on my body that society would cringe at if it was called beautiful

    my breast are average and natural, not fake and un-natural, so does that make me not beautiful

    i'm happy with my 36 B cup, why would i wanna be a D cup? So i can tempt men with lust to think i'm beautiful?

    beauty is not defined by your breast, waist, and hips but society thinks your measurements measure if your beautiful

    my waist is not a 24 and sometimes society has me wonderin' if thats the only trait that can make me halfway beautiful

    My measurements are 36-30-42 and designers would faint trying to view me as decent or beautiful

    God knows they would hate the size of my hips that my friends try to convince me make me hourglass beautiful

    Every person i talk to, never sees me as skinny or as fat, they define me as thick, is that beautiful?

    we've discovered that i'm short, dark skinned and dark haired, with simple breast, and hourglass hips, and plum lips

    but we havent discovered that i have a man that loves me and thinks i'm beyond beautiful, he's convinced

    and what makes him see me different is the inside of my beauty, not the artificial society beautiful

    and i'm grateful he loves me for me, even in the groggy morning sun he still tells me that i'm beautiful

    so society will just have to get over me being short and black, and cringe at my body with the bulging hips

    they'll they have to dig out their ugliness and see the different types of beauty, thats my only tip...



    ...If you think your're beautiful, then you are...
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    What strikes me the most while reading this piece, is that you are beautiful on the inside as well as on the outside. This was written with such pride. Flow on sis.
     
  3. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks alot...im glad u enjoyed it:)
     
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    i really liked this...it described so much beauty.
     
  5. LovelyGoldenOne

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    awwwww..thanks girl...
     
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    Nice to read you again, girl.
     
  7. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    its nice to be back gempis...
     
  8. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i hope i didnt offend anybody with this poem....enjoy!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    and still lovely ......well said and put str8 forth
     
  10. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks rich...glad u liked it...
     
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