yahya said

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The Bs Of Victory - Poem by yahya said

When I couldn't paint her with dandelion and crimson type of paints
to make clear the smoothness of her tender skin, and trace her delicate curves
I used fine words that painted her character, and the image I dreamt on that cliff

Even when they denied my fully melanin endowed skin
forgetting Adam came from course stinky soil grains
I used poetry to cream them with love and affection
Only then, they saw handsomeness and how well I could shine

When they saw a feeble being in me. blinded by my variegated image
I saw a vivid opportunity smiling at me in quiet
as they strolled and walk in boast
I learned how to defeat their pride; within their own strengths lied my quiet victory

Topic(s) of this poem: victory


Comments about The Bs Of Victory by yahya said

  • (1/18/2016 12:11:00 PM)


    Interesting concept of finding an interior victory, very well stated. Great poem. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (12/10/2015 12:01:00 PM)


    Her character is much needed on this love. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 10, 2015



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