Alice Walker

(9 February 1944 - / Eatonton Georgia)

What It Feels Like - Poem by Alice Walker

As if I've swallowed
A watermelon
My digestive tract
It has lodged
In my heart.
There it lies
& whole
with a luscious
heart of its own
daring me
to cut.

Comments about What It Feels Like by Alice Walker

  • Elias Ng'ang'a K. (12/10/2016 8:52:00 AM)

    great imagery (Report) Reply

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  • (1/25/2016 7:41:00 PM)

    gestation period //////// (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 16, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, March 16, 2012

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