Matthias Pantaleon

Freshman - 547 Points (August 24,1984 / Oronija Island, Nigeria)

Power Of Fear - Poem by Matthias Pantaleon

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We battle to keep the canoe afloat
Alas it seems the wind
Is bent on ruining our expedition
Choose carefully the way your paddle goes
Father yelled at my mother
And I saw the fright in his eyes
Only then I realize we were in a sorry state
My mother was a strong woman,
She keeps her own side floating
Even though my father was making
It seems like she was of no help.
So I reach out to her hands and touch her softly,
She was a strong black woman,
And deserve to be treated with respect everyday of her life.
Fear is only a state of mind


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  • Veteran Poet - 1,278 Points Paul Brookes (6/2/2013 11:23:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem about Motherhood. 10/10 BB : O) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 2, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 25, 2014


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