Sylvia Chidi

Rookie - 325 Points (Germany)

Biography of Sylvia Chidi

Sylvia Chidi poet - Please visit my website for my full Biography.

Thank you all for sharing your poetry with me and providing me with positive encouragement.

If I were a girl
I'll wake up each day
I'll tell myself to go and learn at school
No fancy mini-skirts, No acting cool as a fool
I'll play it safe with a boy
Simple jokes and simple joys
I’ll stand-up for only love and equality
Not for some stupid momentary flattery
These silly lines inspire only immorality

If I were a girl
I think you would understand
How it feels to be constantly disrespected
Treated as a feminine reject even if an intellect
Thought off often as a sexual object or project
I swear I’d be a much tougher woman
I'll take out my dustpan, Let everyone
Start slowly again from where it all began

But I’m just a girl
It feels like a pitiful spell
To be forever taken for granted
Whether I’m multi-skilled or talented

If I were a girl
There will be no wedding bells
Until I'm completely educated as well
I'll always take care of me
I'll always hold onto dreams
And any boy who says he loves me
Will have to work with me as a team

But I’m just a girl
And I don’t want a life of hell
I want to play with cars and not just dolls
And besides a boy I always want to be an equal

Copyright 2008 - Sylvia Chidi

Sylvia Chidi's Works:

E-book - After Red Wine
The greatest chess Kings
The greatest chess Queen
The Greatest Black Achievers in History
51 Poems new and selected - hard copy - 2010
Hunting the Fugitive Mother - hard copy -2010
Mums Pink Pirate Cruise - hard copy - 2010
Only Trees Live Forever(Alien Science Fiction) - 1st of September 2012 - hardcopy & kindle Updates

The Dark Days Are Over

The dark days are over
Happiness approached her right from the dark
She looks around but there is no turning back
I can hear the gypsy mermaid sing out at sea
Her broken heart has mended and is finally free
With every sea wave she sings and swims playfully
And the sea waves are turning into warm steam

The dark days are over

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