Black Poetry : Who Am I?

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by rmstkd, Aug 14, 2003.

  1. rmstkd

    rmstkd Member MEMBER

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    I would like to say that this is NOT my poem and the author of it is "unknown". However, I think it fits me extremely well and maybe some of you. I made slight changes to it from the original. I hope I haven't broken any rules here. If so, I do apologize in advance (some of you may have seen this before)


    Who Am I?
    I'm a Black Woman

    What makes me strong?.
    My Native American/African Heritage

    What makes me weak?.
    My fears

    What makes me whole?
    My God

    What keeps me standing?
    My Faith

    What makes me compassionate?
    My selflessness

    What makes me honest?.
    My integrity

    What sustains my mind?.
    My quest for knowledge

    What teaches me all lessons?
    My mistakes

    What lifts my head high?
    My Pride

    What if I can't go on?
    Not an option

    What makes me victorious?
    My courage to climb

    What makes me competent?
    My confidence

    What makes me sensual?
    My insatiable essence

    What makes be beautiful?
    My Everything

    What makes me a woman?
    My heart

    Who says I need love?
    I Do

    What Empowers me?
    ME!

    WHO AM I?
    I AM A BLACK WOMAN!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    rmstkd... Thank you for sharing this piece with us, unfortunately it is against our Forum Rules to add copyrighted information without including written permission from the copyright owner. I understand that the author is unknown to you, yet we must abide by the rules established by the forum. Unless you have written permission I'm going to have to ask that you remove this thread, if not then I can remove it for you. Please understand this is not our attempt to censor, but we must abide by all copyright rules and regulations.

    Thank You.
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