Ignorance



Why do they look right past me?
How long will they ignore
 what they truly see?
The intelligent Black Woman,
 Queen and Mother.
Once broken now STRONGER than ever!
 Why must they frown while I smile so bright?
 Is there no love in their life?
I shall continue to walk tall
 and proud,
Why grace I work my way through
 small ignorant crowds.
I laugh in the inside,
 Though, they must think it's only
me displaying my pride;
 I shine because The Lord shines
on me.
 As he keeps me daily.
I speak as I wish to be spoken upon.
 You choose to drag your feet as you walk along.
 Why are you so bitter at me?
Is this world not big enough
 for the both of us!
Why from just the sight of me,
 You began to mumble so much fuss?
It's your own attitude that
 produce your discuss.
I'm keeping my smile Bling-Blinging.
 As My heart keeps singing toward life's Happiness.
 While you continue
To shy from it's greatness.
 You just go on your way,
Living still in your own fakeness.
 As I too,
Look right past you!!

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Submitted on July 25, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABACDDEFGHIJKAKLAAMNAOPAPQPNPIPRJII
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Characters 979
Words 191
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 35

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