self-respect

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Woman, Girl – Lift up! For far too long your shoulders have bent forward from the weight of the despair of injustice, inequality, mistreatment, ignorance, devalue, degradation and disregard.
Like summer cockroaches they come out hot & defiant - scattering swiftly in all directions. Breaking free from decency
We're living a silent violence Locked on everyone else's frustrations Afraid of climbing our own mountainsWe find peace in this violation We can't breath pure airIt stinks everywhere 
To the girl that should've known better.
A forbidden word A disgraceful word But an important word We all love to forget We all love to push aside But we must make room for self-respect
Everytime I ask a question you got a different story. I have no idea why I mess with dudes like you who just so daggone corny. You won't find me wasting my time tryna make you change,
 Flawless Poetry Slam Entry:
       Self respect is the key to loving yourself It means to not only be truthful  But to be confident To exceed the expectations of your nobles
Mmm, child. Walking around with your business all out in the street,for what? One wrong move and we'll all be able to see up ya...girl.
She’s a girl like no other; elegant and bewildering.
Everyone wants me to change never pleased this or that as long as I'm not me Whether it's my hair or my grades my weight  or my face Everyone wants me to change But I won't
Look at meSilky, milky whiteBlackRedYellowIt doesn’t matterBecause I have skin that I enjoyAnd that you enjoyAnd beneath that skinI have so much to offer
Respect (Dedicated to all rape victims)   He was there standing before me In my hand was an apple and cup of tea
“Who Am I?!” You Ask. I’ll tell you who I am! I am Silvia She who cannot be tamed                 Portraying mischievous deeds                 Doing good when no one sees
Our heritage From our skin to our inner most features, We have the deepest roots. From the food we eat to the souls who cook it. From the songs we sing, To the music we dance to.
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