Holly Heron

Rookie - 11 Points (19/12/1990)

Mine Alone - Poem by Holly Heron

*inspired when I was doing slavery in class

These chains that bind my body,
Shall not bind my mind,
The skin taken from my flesh,
Shall not blind my sight,
These tears they shall not spill,
Till wrongs and rights are justed,
The dirt upon the my knees,
Is not my souls one colour,
My body you may own,
My mind is mine alone,
My soul it nests in His hands,
My life is mine alone.

Comments about Mine Alone by Holly Heron

  • Rookie - 23 Points Deron Sichanpheng (6/13/2014 5:25:00 PM)

    #Simply #Captivating. ^ (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Leigh A. Hill (8/16/2006 10:16:00 AM)

    WOW.........IM STILL IN SHOCK that was good..really good.
    amazing work.
    starr (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points Daniel Hooks (2/14/2006 4:24:00 AM)

    I am glad you posted it! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 11 Points Holly Heron (12/19/2005 10:44:00 PM)

    yep, i no this is a weird thing for a 15 year old to write about, but my teacher inspired me so i wrote it. and for some obscure reason decided to post it on here. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, February 20, 2006

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