poet Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez

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To Anita

high/yellow/black/girl
walken like the sun u be.
move on even higher.
those who
laugh at yo/color
have not moved
to the blackness we be about
cuz as Curtis Mayfield be sayen
we people be darker than blue
and quite a few
of us be yellow
all soul/shades of
blackness.
yeah. high/yellow/black/girl
walk yo/black/song
cuz some of us
be hearen yo/sweet/music.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (8/3/2020 11:29:00 AM)

    quite a few
    of us be yellow
    all soul/shades of
    blackness.
    very nice poem. tony

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  • Harindhar Reddy (5/1/2020 11:41:00 PM)

    Yes the water and the sky are also colourless. Further the night is and white is also colourless. So what's there in the colour? Content, thoughts, matter, action etc are plays a predominant role in our lives...well said by the poet!

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  • Keith kb (5/1/2020 5:06:00 AM)

    All souls are same colour, which colour we don’t know yet, but we will. Interesting poem read several times congrats on pod

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (5/1/2020 3:50:00 AM)

    yeah. high/yellow/black/girl
    walk yo/black/song
    cuz some of us
    be hearen yo/sweet/music.//// poem written on woman awakening// beautiful womanhood poem

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  • Arleen Mwilliams (12/8/2019 12:58:00 AM)

    My last month paycheck was for 11000 dollars… All i did was simple online work from comfort at home for 3-4 hours/day that I got from this agency I discovered over the internet and they paid me for it 95 bucks every hour…//..
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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (5/1/2019 11:32:00 PM)

    sweet music can play the sweet heart
    black, white, blue, red, green skin doesn't matter!

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (5/1/2019 9:36:00 AM)

    " walk you black song
    coz some of us
    be hearen you/sweet/music.
    An intriguing modern song of the day.Congrats.

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  • Rajotason (5/1/2019 5:49:00 AM)

    My last month paycheck was for 11000 dollars… All i did was simple online work from comfort at home for 3-4 hours/day that I got from this agency I discovered over the internet and they paid me for it 95 bucks every hour…//..
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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (5/1/2019 1:50:00 AM)

    Shades of blackness! ! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (5/1/2019 1:47:00 AM)

    yeah. high/yellow/black/girl
    walk yo/black/song
    cuz some of us
    be hearen yo/sweet/music.....touching expression. Beautiful poem.

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (5/1/2019 1:00:00 AM)

    we people be darker than blue
    and quite a few
    of us be yellow
    all soul/shades of
    blackness. even repetition there is beauty.. tony

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (5/1/2019 12:57:00 AM)

    quite a few
    of us be yellow
    all soul/shades of
    blackness.
    yeah. high/yellow/black/girl
    walk yo/black/song.. a beautiful poem. tony

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  • Kayode Are (5/29/2018 12:28:00 PM)

    Blackness darker than blue; a song uplifting like sun.

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