Black Poetry : The Battle Within

Jaya Makara

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I am on a conquest
A conquest to find me
I am not what they portray me to be
I don't conform to rules or bend into shape
I ooze with love for that is how I was created
My design is that of a warrior with the heart of a goddess
I know my worth but tend to de-worth myself for love
I run to you as my source to make my days better
But all I end up with is a wounded heart with a battered and bruised body
I wonder why you don't love me
Haven't I evolved?
Why must you continue to hurt me instead of loving me some more?
Why must you disrespect me and defame the name that given to me?
I am not your slave you can't walk all over me
I allow you into my heart and that was my mistake
Refusing to blame all brothers for your lack of common sense
I am not your punching bag therefore your anger does not consume me
for I do not hate you I pray for your healing to come from within
I may not be the woman you respect but you say I'm who you love
But here it end with the death of this battle
I choose me and take me back
For when I gave you me yet you tried to erase me
You tried to oppress me the way the slave master has for 400 years
You talk down to me as if I am beneath your feet
Tolerate this abuse no more
I take a stand, prepare me for my awakening
My love for myself is to heal myself
I have the value of a god for I am infusing with the Most High
My eyes are the shape of almonds my lips are full while my skin glistening with the liquid gold called melanin
I am the definition of beauty and a temple of knowledge
I just won the battle to end all wars
For I know I am a Queen and lethal one at that
Return of the Ether beings for we have arrived
I pledge my alliance to the Universe and my love for myself
For She has been waiting for me to arrive
For I have seen the glory and beauty within Her eyes
I embrace the Queen within because it's time for Her to shine!
 

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