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I am "Free"

Updated on September 17, 2015

I am "Free"

Dawn to Dust.

Over 400 years of enslavement

I couldn't dare speak to another person

because of my skin engravement.

Shackles bounded me

but now

I am Free

well to a certain extent

but still free.

Lands I couldn't see

I see.

People I couldn't speak to

I speak.

Imagination run wildly

I want answers

but

most importantly

I want

equality.

Now that

I am free

I will fight

to get

what I

deserve!

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    • FlourishAnyway profile image

      FlourishAnyway 

      2 years ago from USA

      A powerful message.

    • RJ Schwartz profile image

      Ralph Schwartz 

      2 years ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

      Great message and great delivery

    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Most powerful poetry.

    • Larry Rankin profile image

      Larry Rankin 

      2 years ago from Oklahoma

      A strong message.

    • annart profile image

      Ann Carr 

      2 years ago from SW England

      Freedom doesn't always bring it all as, unfortunately, it doesn't change attitudes. Answers and equality indeed. A great piece of poetry crafting.

      Ann

    • Dana Tate profile image

      Dana Tate 

      2 years ago from LOS ANGELES

      This was strong and from the heart. As breakfastpop says, Very powerful.

    • breakfastpop profile image

      breakfastpop 

      2 years ago

      Very powerful piece of writing!

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