AFRICAN LADY

Beauty in dark complexion Her dark skin shines even at night… African lady So mild when she appears in African attire Naturally pretty when she ambles by With her short, dark, attractive mane Here is the African lady More gorgeous than mermaids With her smiling face Africa, that is her...

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STRENGTH OF A WOMAN…TEARS OF A BOY

It all started a few years back… The lord of the house enjoyed each smack She… the bruised reed Her tears… each drop Made me the crippled war steed It’s one thing to be strong, And yet another thing in front of fear Insult stills the tongue She fights a...

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MAMA

Mama! The Black woman Pride of the black soil On the lines of my arms Beneath the shadow of my life You have written tales Of your cries, pains Between birth and death Mama! You bore me into earth One, two… nine months You walked me across To crown me...

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TEARS OF MOTHERHOOD

I spit… Sitting down in helpless surrender My glorious plumage applundered I watch my captors, predators of all sorts I spit… Yes indeed I spit, not on your graves But upon your grave faces! Infidels With no respect for womanhood! I spit… O! They have taken my children Unripe as...

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AFRICAN WOMAN

No shame, to be proud of my skin Mr. Rice’s vessels can’t tame the rich black blood That flows in my veins Graceful lands, fruitful plains, adventurous hills These are our native streets Some of our forests remain chaste, our soils never impotent Most proud I am of the black...

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BE A MAN

Dead Joseph Hill sang some lyrics Of women rioting in the kitchen Who downed their spoons and went on strike Saying, “all we want are equal rights!” In jack boots, they marched to God On soap boxes, they demanded repatriation Protesting the curse of a man’s world That places no...

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WHO SAYS?

For real she got the fruit It’s no doubt he had it from her But for sure he took a bite Of himself and by himself Who says he was forced of her? With all sincerity she got the spanking So heavy her heart bleeds till date Her decisions, to...

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WOMEN

Had I thought or known I would have my lust thrown Forever it would remain unshown How costly women are to own! What a world of women! The appendage ribs of men And Signals of woeful omen The thirsts and desires of the world The piercing edge of venoms’ sword...

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RAPED II

She said to mother “I have been denied the honorary marriage feast Mother, I have been devoured by a hungry beast I have been humiliated to say the least Oh, father did sleep! For my pride he could not help me keep Where was he when the beast unzipped Could...

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OH, HOW I LOVE YOU MUMMY

Oh! How I love you mummy My dearest chummy My love for you makes me go rummy Like a nice meal- yummy You’re simply the best And different from the rest Your wisdom, no one can test More than those from the west A virtuous woman indeed you are See!...

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