Sat, 08/13/2022 - 13:57 -- elwhite

Unlike the south

We are

From the Congos

We all emerged     -  Beautiful

Our feet stamping the grounds and breath humming


With our tongues

We spoke words that shocked the havens

Melody flowing as a river

The gods were envious


In the West and above

They became scared

Our emergence created confusion


As in

The tower of Babel

Our unity


The stroke us

Grouped our tongues

One against the other

And just as the land of the rising sun was departing

Solomon counciled us - Wisdom


Even though dark

From our skin to the soil

We became the definition of aesthetic

With our hearts and minds of gold

We became their treasure


This poem is about: 
My community
Our world


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