Sylvia Chidi

Rookie - 47 Points (Germany)

Can you see the woman in me?


I am a woman
Generations of life are born out of this mother
I am a woman
So often my wise opinions and words are smothered

And with open honesty
I speak with modesty
Your sweet kisses flatter
You are to me all that matters

But sometimes when you look at me
I wonder what it is in me that you see
I suppose you can tell
That I got brain cells

But I ask,
Can you see the woman in me?
Is it a task for I wear no masks?
You try to keep me penciled in a flask
Can you see the woman in me?

I am a woman with pride
My strength is a strong tide
My road is forever rough to ride
But when it is time to take sides
Behind dark walls, you run and hide

I am a woman with love
With pretty assets that curve
And when you give me the shove
I feel a thousand boxing gloves
Have hit me deliberately from above

I question,
Can you see the woman in me?
Come Sex! , my name is always mentioned
Some Vex! , when I try to be me and free

Copyright 2008 - Sylvia Chidi

Submitted: Sunday, April 20, 2008
Edited: Sunday, April 20, 2008

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Comments about this poem (Can you see the woman in me? by Sylvia Chidi )

  • Rookie - 200 Points Ernestine Northover (4/20/2008 7:09:00 AM)

    The trouble is Sylvia that the older we get, people only see the outside image, not the young soul within, who still strives to be a woman, sexy, beautiful, charming and loved.
    Delightful piece and it says so much about us women and our lives.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • Rookie K. V. Venkataramana (4/20/2008 5:49:00 AM)

    A remarkable poem on 'Woman' I appreciate your line: 'Generations of life are born out of this mother'. How true! (Report) Reply

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