Posts tagged poetry
art

i always wanted to be an artist and as fate would have it 

i indulge each day in my artistry

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i write

i speak

i breathe

you do the same 

are you not art?

a creation

limbs glued sounds conjured by 

a masterful being who with intention 

masters your existence 

into a light 

so powerful

one can only call it 

life

Odemi Pessupoetry, artComment
We
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the power of she

a steady drum

beat upon beat

hit, yet alive

pushing to thrive

live

be alive

we are oprah, , we are michelle obama, we are beyonce, we are shonda rhymes, we are lupita nyong’o

we are her excellency Dr. Joyce Banda, we are Winnie Mandela, we are Buchi Emecheta, we are Ama Ata Aidoo

We are the revolutionaries of our time

We, black women,

pillars 

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mountains

shakers

support and steady

breaking yet standing

building and growing 


transcending time space and power


to be

we are the futures we sew so faithfully into

vested in us, worlds of hope

imaginings to be


we

photography by Justin Ragolia