Hashtag: Black Girl Magic

My inspiration was to imagine a room where I was exactly where and who I wanted to be. Then imagined what it would feel like if I were taken out of it. How would you feel?

Hashtag: Black Girl Magic
Rest, Adoration, Happiness, Purpose
A Queen.
Dreams?
Memories?
...
An empty hole takes over my body
A darkness
A suction
A sadness
...
Question?
...
God, are you there?
...
Why am I not where I want to be?
Why can't I see the path, that you intend me to be on?
So an' so is doing this. So an' so is doing that.
No.
Blinders on.
Trust.
Faith.
Work hard.
Smiles, Hellos, Waves,
Repeat.
Aka
Fake smiles, empty hello's...
I don't want to do this anymore.
...
But,
Responsibilities, outgoing's, rejections.
Circles. Headache. Heartache.
...
Babeep,
Babeep,
Babeep
...
Yawn,
Stretch.
...
When I look in the mirror, it's a trap.
I see the me I want to be. Shrouded by the me, that is me.
An outline.
A shadow.
An echo.
...
Tired. Sick and Tired.
Work hard and you will see results.
Rolls eyes.
...
Here we go again!
...
Clink! Cheers, another please, let's go out!
Freedom?
Distraction that fills the void for brief moments,
Happy.
Happy.
Happy?
....
Feeding that black hole.
....
Drowning.
Dizzy.
Laughing. Smiling...
"After laugh, you go cry"
Dad's words, not mine.
...
Maybe have a cry?
Maybe NOT.
Procrastination.
How To Get Away With Murder.
Scandal.
Inspiration?
...
Shonda teach me.
Your words are wise.
Hone In. I can relate.
Strength. Smarts. Brains. Brawn.
Consistent. Persevere. Successful.
Inspiration.
...
No violins.
Only Violas.
...
Hashtag: Black Girl Magic.

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2 Comments

  • Luke Taylor

    On 6 April 2018, 11:39 Luke Taylor Voice Reporter commented:

    What an amazing poem!! How did you come up with this?

  • Nedine Luke

    On 6 April 2018, 13:52 Nedine Luke commented:

    Thank you Luke :)
    My inspiration was to imagine a room where I was exactly where and who I wanted to be. Then imagined what it would feel like if I were taken out of it.

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