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Strength

For a long time you felt that you were weak

For a long time you felt that you weren't loved, that you didn't belong

Too emotional, too many feelings, 

How could anyone or anything ever love the broken human you'ved become

How could anyone see the beautiful you trying to emerge from the dark

For a long time you felt that you were weak

Too emotional, too many feelings, you deserved...

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Weak

My mother once told me 

she thought I was as strong as she was,

but she was wrong and told me I was weak

 

Could she be right? 

So far I don't think I've been able

to prove her wrong

 

She told me she has no faith in me

however,

I think I had lost faith in myself before her 

 

What has it come to...

now I can't smell flowers how I used to

or smile at faces...

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The City of God

In the disturbed world of today, I believe we must look to the tragedies of the past for guidance into the future. This piece is based on one of my first efforts, now many years ago.

 

The City of God

“It stands on a hill,” you say,

"a golden fortress, buttress to our faith,

a Heavenly Jerusalem to Rome's decay”.

Such piety is useful

to commanders of the expendable,

 

bu...

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Objectify Me

 

i just think it is funny that

my body cannot be viewed

by a man

without him making a comment

 

i just think it is funny that

i have to cross the street

to avoid his words in my ear

 

i just think it is funny that

 he cannot look at

my hair

 my legs

my body

without sucking air through his teeth

and viewing me

only as the object

he believes i a...

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Fingernails

My hands are patterned by ambitions,

these lines on my skin are wishes,

palms marked like the sky after a shooting star

and shining when they interlace with your fingers,

your skin's wrinkles and crinkles.

The crevices of our skin do not match or meet

the way coloured paths on a map synchronise and intercross,

reaching destinations.

We are separate pieces of meat

but

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Things have changed

My heart over powers my head lately

Must be linked to my stomach

I'm always feeling sick

Things changed

My person has opened up

I've been shut down for so long

I require drastic change

Shame is what I'm swimming in

I don’t feel guilty I just hate

Knowing how you are going to look at me

I never know what you think

I feel like you will just settle with me

Instead ...

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As I Continue

I'm not weak

I can't accept defeat

Its like a foreign language to me

Stand up strong

Tall and face them all

Defy gravity

Never a victim of depravity

Your smirks

Your sneers

Pssh all I hear are cheers

Moving along

Like a song

A step at a time

Never out of line

Just ebbing with the flow

Watch!

As I continue to grow.

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