Mari Evans

(1923 / Toledo, Ohio)

Who Can Be Born Black? - Poem by Mari Evans

can be born black
and not
the wonder of it
the joy

And/to come together
in a coming togetherness
vibrating with the fires of pure knowing
reeling with power
ringing with the sound above sound above sound
to explode/in the majesty of our oneness
our comingtogether
in a comingtogetherness

can be born
and not exult!

Comments about Who Can Be Born Black? by Mari Evans

  • Manuel Hutchinson (6/14/2016 11:51:00 AM)

    Really opened my eyes about the deep knowledge of my dark skin, Great poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (6/14/2016 7:43:00 AM)

    Wonderful to be proud of our birthright, the colour of our skin and importantly, just being you.
    Thank you
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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