A Lesson on Power

I wake up in the morning
And already
I don’t know where my day has gone.
I run to the bathroom,
Slap some makeup on.

Too bad.
You will never see my face,
Too bad.
You can’t be my saving grace,
Too bad.



Who are you to force your love on Me?
Who are you to force your beliefs on Me?
you think you’re saving Me
you think you’re giving Me what I want


Do you not understand what No means?
Do you not understand what Stop means?
Have you mistaken my stillness for accep

Oh I’m sorry.
You don’t like it when i decide to stop.
But haven’t You heard?
i’m gone. You took me. 



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