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Prudence Mathebula


African Queen


I'm an African
I'm Black
I'm a female
I'm not wealthy
No fancy car
No luxurious mansion
Just me
A unique individual

Brought up in a world which is disoriented
Brought up to feel I'm inferior
Brought up to feel I'm worthless
Never earning credit I deserve
Never given my ground to walk on
Battling each day of these 365
What a mission it is daily
Cos I'm a Black African Female
With no fancy car or luxurious mansion

Wait...
I have all the wealth in my soul
With a rich upbringing
An exclusive connection to nature
The perfect complexion so I don't need to tan
The curvatious body that leaves the opposite sex drooling
The rounded boobs never to be missed
The luscious lips that glow in the moon light
The endless languages I can interpret with my mouth shut
Tis I the most desired

Endless surgeries shall forge me
Hollywood's Icons
How precious I am
Juggling being the first Black female to become
Manager
CEO
Swimmer
President< br>Doctor
With being the most respectable
mother
sister
friend
lover

Look at me now
No oppression could put me down
The world is eating out of my hands
And today I walk the streets with my head held high
My brother's fought for my human rights
The right to feel I'm human too
The right to be treated like a goddess too
Getting better doctors too
Sitting in proper classrooms
Not having to slave of for food
Getting love like a child too

And today my title shall change
From today I shall be called
African Queen
The title I truly deserve
The title my brothers fought for me to have

Submitted: Thursday, May 11, 2006

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