my name is Mariama Konneh, i was born and raise in Monrovia Liberia of west Africa. i live in Austin Texas with my mother and 5 siblings. i speak 5 languages. im currently attending Austin community college majoring in arts. i grew interest for poetry in high school when i join my English teacher Ms.Deprang to form a poetry club. together as a group we publishes a book call 'on the meeting ... more »
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i was a 16 year old girl running for safety
you took your gun out to take what you didn't give me.
you fight with weapons
you fight with you strenght
but you still cant win because
my words are killing you little by little
my words are making you change to
the person you hate
i used my pen as a gun
my paper as a broken bottle
my words as a medicine
because i am a doctor that will kill you
with the power of my words
because my words can cut like a knife with out
because i am a doctor that will heal your
pain and sore without ...