Angela Davis Poems

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1.
For Every Woman

This is for every woman
that cries herself to sleep
that lies alone in bed at night
that stays awake, unable to sleep
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2.
Conflict

I reside in her heart
yet I live alone
in the shadowed past
in the uncertain future
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3.
Anymore...

You say that you love me,
You say that you're here,
You say that I'm not alone,
That I don't have to be anymore...
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4.
Who Am I

Who am I
I don't know
I know what I am,
what labels others apply to me
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5.
Beginning A New Life

Beginning of a new life,
Ending of the old
Security found with another,
Fear of loss
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6.
Letting Go

For so long I buried and denied
the anger that dwelt within
for all the horrid deeds done to me
that which I could not repress
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7.
Living With Pain

Tell me of pain, what you know of it.
Is it to be feared, or guarded against
like a tangible foe?
Do you seek it, or merely accept it
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8.
Finding Beauty

I went for a walk with my love
down to an old vacant lot she took me
littered, and broken up
it made me sad,
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9.
Entranced

Unseen I stand alone
watching, waiting
silently worshiping
the goddess of my heart
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10.
Tender Confessions

When I think of how life used to be,
how I always hid in the shadows,
letting it obscure my existence.
I look at everything you have given me:
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