I AM NOT

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77036
United States
29° 42' 8.874" N, 95° 32' 7.7352" W
I am NOT angry, loud or insecure 
My body is not the only thing I can bring to the table. 
I do not depend on the government to support me financially 
My father was active in my life
I graduated from high school without a child
I speak proper English 
No I am not named after a car 
And majority of the males in my family are not in prison. 
No grape soda is not my favorite 
And there's no Kool Aid in my refrigerator 
Fried chicken is not eaten in my house everyday 
And weave is not needed in order for me to "slay" 
You asked me who I am so I'm telling you this 
I AM an African American women 
I AM NOT A STATISTIC

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world

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