I am

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39501
United States
30° 23' 53.2752" N, 89° 6' 13.9608" W

I am the rose that grew from concrete. 

No, I am not drained like the other lifeless souls who drag around the neighborhood ; nor am I a follower who is easily influenced.
 
I am a woman of power, of strength and courage, intelligence and respect- and I might even be said to be a significant role model. 
 
I am the rose that grew from concrete, understand, simply because no one ever noticed  me.
Like the dog who chases it's tail, it is as though I am surround by pure ignorance. 
 
When they approach me they see only my curves, breast, or images of what they want to do to me- indeed my physical appearance but not me.
This poem is about: 
Me

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