chantelle ribeiro

Rookie (1970/10/07 / South Africa - Johannesburg)

Look At Me...


Look at me
See my screaming soul?
My made-up smile?
Do you see the chains,
the pleading in my eyes?
Free me
Let me be that butterfly
Let me be independent
free from this prison that is my life
I talk to you with my sadness
I cannot hide the madness anymore
Cannot ignore the sunlight
and that open door
Let me be me
A woman
craving her own security

Submitted: Saturday, December 10, 2011

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