Treasure Island

venessa ambrose

(12/01/1992 / lagos)

Pure African Beauty: Black As Soil


Creature of perfection
Hidden in a complexion
Undefined by man's standard
Yet a beauty to behold

Made by the black soil
Yet shines like chinaware
Each curve proves a perfection
Only done by the lord of mastery

Pure African beauty
Created by coal, yet soft as foam.
Pure African beauty
Made by odds, yet stood through all

They say black is beautiful
I think black is bountifully blessed
With royal beauties dressed
In ancient muds

Submitted: Monday, December 26, 2011

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  • Uche Chidozie (1/2/2012 1:44:00 PM)

    Just like the negritude movement that over praised african and black beauty, your poem is one of them, emdowed africa with description that is beyound comparable with any other beauty, nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Godspower Oshodin (12/30/2011 12:19:00 PM)

    Vanessa, you've just spike ma muse with this poem... Was a perfect depiction oa Beautiful African... I'll employ u to read some of ma poems as well, k? (Report) Reply

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