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Leena The Flamboyant Wordsmith

Mine is not your smartphone-age flamboyance.
Mine is not your modern 'here-today-gone-tomorrow' kind.
It lies not in my step,
But in the rhythm of my voice.
My flamboyance lies not in the switch of my hips,
But in the slickness of my tongue.
Mine is not stitched in the texture of my garments,
But wrapped in the taste of my words.
It is not in the styling of my hair,
But in the flow of my stanzas.
My flamboyance is not in the structure of my figure,
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Friday, January 4, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: self discovery
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Inspired by Maya Angelou's Phenomenal woman.
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COMMENTS
Sylvia Frances Chan 03 June 2020
Impressing poem, amazingly worded.Thank you for sharing.
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Leena Amwaalwa 06 January 2019
Thank you greatly EsEl. I'm still identifying my voice, your input means a lot.
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El Mbeha 06 January 2019
Great is an understatement. This is a beautiful piece.
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EsEl Mbeha 05 January 2019
Wow You out did yourself here. Great word play. ????????????
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