Self - Portrait

June 18, 2014 (3 years ago)
Posted in Poem: English | Categories: Non-Erotic | Tags:

It doesn't interest me if there is one God or many gods.
I want to know if you belong or feel abandoned;
If you know despair or can see it in others;
I want to know if you are prepared to live in the world with its harsh need to change you;
If you can look back with firm eyes saying this is where I stand;
I want to know if you know how to melt into that fierce heat of living
             falling toward the center of your longing;
I want to know if you are willing to live, day by day, with the consequence of love
             and the bitter unwanted passion of your sure defeat;
I have heard, in that fierce embrace, even the god... Read More

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What defines a woman is not whether she bears children, has long hair, the perfect curves, society's ideals, how feminine she is or if likes to cook. What makes a woman is her essence, her strength, her resiliency, her loving way. It's what's in her mind, her heart, her soul. She defines it.
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