ButterflySol39

ButterflySol39 | Warner Robins, Ga, United States

The Essence Of A Black Man

2/2/2011 | 1646 views | Category: Black Poems | Tags: Black Man Poem,

Amazing, Incredible, Outstanding Brother

Magnificent lover

 

 

I love the contrast of your skin

beautiful hues of ebony and caramel

that are deep within

 

 

I admire the texture of your hair

whether it's cornrows or shaved

dreds or a fade

 

 

5'9 or 6'2

Someone I can look up to

with brown eyes, thick lips

and a broad nose

 

 

Lord knows I love your swagger

your style, the pearly whites

in your smile

 

 

Educated, dedicated brother

with mad intellect and a dialect

so well spoken

 

 

That when god created you

the mold was broken

 

 

Husband, Father, Brother, 

Son ,King, Provider, Ruler

Your capabilities are never outdone

 

 

Represented negatively in society

and never given credit when it's due

Man I honor you, respect you

 

 

 

Brother you have a purpose and a dream

your name has power

it's called success and better yet

 

 

You have a conspirator, a black queen

like Coretta to Martin Luther King

Michelle to Barack Obama

a clause without a comma

 

 

 

The essence of a black man

is that he exemplifies and continues to rise 

with his dignity, religion and pride

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