Poetry Slam Success
Poetry Slam was Saturday! It was so much fun! We talked about the blog, our mission, and what's next! Below is an original poem I read and a video is attached from Peace Johnson another poet. ❤️ Thanks for everyone's support! The participants....
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All participants were entered in a raffle for a CYS t-shirt and a $25 gift card. Winner was announced on FB.
3rd Person Soliloquy by Char P.
jaded voices all around her
Doubting her intent
Questioning her motives and what she believes
What does she stand for?
Why is she here?
The crowd looks to her….until she speaks.
she wants to be known for something greater than herself
she wants to be recognized as not just a beauty
she strives for perfection
not to prove anything
but to push herself further
she wants to glow from within so people will see the light of the love she gives
she wants to to give talent to others that are too scared to show theirs
she wants to be strong
not to be bragadocious but to show weak souls dark days will end
she wants to show compassion
where others are too ignorant
she wants to show beauty
the beauty of intelligence and fearlessness
she wants to smile through her tears
so her adversaries will know they failed.
she wants to give time
as respect for others who have none left
she wants to give charity to show others riches are more powerful than dollars
she wants to give hope
to the children who pray for it nightly
she wants to give breath
to the breathless ones fighting each moment
she wants to give water
to the parched that are never heard
she wants to give chances
to the looked over, berated and beaten down
she wants to give a hand
to those incapicatated by life and grief
she wants to be the voice
for those who have been silenced by hate
she wants to be the eyes
for the blind that wish for sight
she wants to be the tears
so sadness can leave those who have never felt joy
she wants to be the Queen
that people choose to love