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Bitter Black Women

Don’t you dare be angry
You are not allowed to be angry
Don’t you dare encounter sadness
A lady is seen but not heard
They tell you that when they realise that your voice is too much
It trembles the mountains and shakes the earth
He takes everything away from you because men take they don’t ask sweetheart
You birth and lead generations

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Forgive your mother for letting your pain suppress your daughter
We all live with scars and fears
Fighting battles that are not ours 
Then he calls you bitter!
Bitter? I’m not bitter!
I’m a descendant of royalty. My nappy curls and almond eyes don’t allow me to be bitter.
The flamboyance of my beginning curves and soothing skin don’t allow me to be bitter.
I am too powerful, don’t put me in a box that suits you.
I come as one, but stand as a thousand.
You bitter black women.

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I am Amantle Lekoma. I am most likely to push a door that says 'pull' and vice versa ;)

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