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A Journey Magenta

Updated on December 12, 2018
Making love to the sun
Making love to the sun | Source

Falling in love




hard breathing

circulation leaving

but I'm still alive

feeling thick liquid

like quick sand

three feet but I can't stand

paralyzed in emotions



looking up at pristine

reflection from the sunlight

beaming upon the trees


Oh so much beautiful green

lims and trucks without ends

the smooth dancing scents

inflaming my senses

slow motion

wide awake

no mistakes

to beg "deeper"

pushing all liquids above me

kicking all the thickness upward

and accept

my drowning



I'm free
I'm free | Source


Their is a woman in my spoon.

Another soul is in control and thats just fine with me.

She speaks her mind.

She has no time for all the bs she left behind.

Shes a bad ass in a skirt who knows her worth.

Rarely does she get hurt because party girls live and learn.

Its not a bad thing it is just another girls turn.


The funny thing about forever is nobody actually means it.

The ironic thing about love is everyone seeks it but no one can find it.

Like its hiding.


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    • SilentMagenta profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from South Florida

      Thank you. My goal from the poem is to show that no matter how many looks black women have we all come from similar backgrounds and face the same struggles.

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      6 years ago from Kerala, India

      A very striking poem indeed written from the depth of the soul of a race abused for generations.

      The line: "My full lips spent years kissing masters ass to stay alive another day." hit me hard like a piece of rock. The is the power of a poem.


    • Abluesfornina profile image

      S Marie 

      6 years ago

      Wooh in a perfect world...that would be so nice :)

    • SilentMagenta profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from South Florida

      Thank you. I try my best to be stereotyped by negative images people may think of us. God see us as equals we just need others to see it.

    • Abluesfornina profile image

      S Marie 

      6 years ago

      I "pinned" this I appreciated it so much. Hearing a sister doing it, saying it, standing in herself. Unfortunately this type of self affirmation continues to be necessary with the colorism that exist within the community as well as negative outside influences and images. Only God can level the field :) Beautiful work.

    • SilentMagenta profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from South Florida

      Thank you for enjoying it.

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      muhammad abdullah javed 

      6 years ago

      Nice to see you rising magenta. Hope you will continue to strengthen yourselves with your solid determination. Thanks for sharing your feelings.

    • SilentMagenta profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from South Florida

      @jodah I have my moments but I'm a hippie at heart. Thank you for the comment.

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      John Hansen 

      6 years ago from Queensland Australia

      This is powerful and empowering. Good for you for being proud and taking a stand. I can see your right from the heart and say it like it is.

    • SilentMagenta profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from South Florida


      Thank you. I try my best to not fit negative stereotypes. All black women are queens its up to them to take the throne. Oh and thank you about the typo I will change it.

    • SilentMagenta profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from South Florida


      Thank you. This is my first time actually writing my work on line I love advise of all kinds. I will make sure to check out the websites. I try to feel my words not just write them and I love seeing that others feel them as well.

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      Dora Weithers 

      6 years ago from The Caribbean

      I admire your determination to "represent" not a "symbol of misconduct," but a queen. Your passionate expressions move me. I see great potential in your poetry. On HP, you can only get better.

      One little typo "There" should be the first word under Spoonful. Hope I read many more powerful lines from you.

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      6 years ago

      Hey, I love the beauty you put into each word and each sentence! I just wanted to give you a few links that may help you, as a poet, Magenta. and


      I've been submitting to a couple of the links since 2009 and I still am not published! But you? You are so fantastic, and I know you can do it! I believe in you.

      Thank you for letting me read your awe-inspiring poem and I wish you the best of luck. :-)


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