I Am More

I am more……

I am more than just a black girl who’s been used and sexually abused

More than just a black girl whose innocence has been removed and consumed….by another loser

Had I known the effect that this would have on my future I would have said something sooner

But where I am  from I was brainwashed with the code of the street no snitching

Besides he threatened to harm my family so I sucked it up and stopped bitching

For almost three years I endured this constant rape this molestation

In which it finally stopped when at a young age I started my menstruation

Perfect Smile.

Broken Soul.

Bloody draws.

Freedom at last.

But I am more

More than just a black girl who’s been used and sexually abused

 

I am more….

I am more than just a satisfying fuck or a sidehoe or a mistress

While that may be what you feel about my mother, my sister or my cousin

Or that may be what you feel about my women ancestors

I know that’s what you feel when you hear lyrics such as “Bitches ain’t shit but hoes and tricks”

But i am here to end your social eclipse

And inform you that I am more than the width of my hips and softness of my lips

You depict me to be invisible until it is time for sex or kids

But If I open my mouth and inform you of my master’s degree God forbid

But I am more….

More than just a satisfying fuck or a sidehoe or a mistress

 

I am more…

I am more than just a dysfunctional bitch from a dysfunctional family in a dysfunctional relationship

I dare you to put your hands on me again for with a quickness I will beat your ass senseless though not with my physical power but mmmm can I get a witness?

Not with my physical power will i reign over you

But with my royalty and my ability to be resilient will I win this battle of a broken love

Because lord knows that I am sick of and tired of this void of and it is time that I let go of

Because now I know that

I am more.

More than  just a dysfunctional bitch from a dysfunctional family in a dysfunctional relationship. I am more…..

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
Our world
Poetry Terms Demonstrated: 

Comments

Clari02

Powerful. Beautiful. Truth. Thank you.

rmndebumadu

Thank you!

rmndebumadu

 =)

kazmilne

this is amazing

 

rmndebumadu

Thank you!

rmndebumadu

=)

anuelnd

Wow, u are more
More than these words
More than u think u r
More than u know
This is powerful
Kept me captivated
Love it!!

rmndebumadu

Thank you!

Fictio19

You go girl! Speak it loud, speak it proud! 

This poem spoke of triumph and spiritual defiance that is lacking in our world, one which I admire. It screamed pride amidst tragedy, and I'm so glad there are people like you out there who are willing to rise above their circumstances and be MORE.

As I said before, you go girl! 

rmndebumadu

Thank you!

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