Let me be

November 7, 2008
By Kujegi Camara, Bronx, New York, NY

Just let me be
It is all I ask of you
This hijab
Was my choice
the path I chose to take
Don't judge me
Don't label me
I am not depressed
I am not opressed
Let me walk down the street
without stares
without questioning eyes
without mean glances
without glares
without snickering
that scars my soul
let me be
I am already free inside
I am like you
I strive you strive
I cry you cry
I bleed you bleed
I wanna achieve
I wanna succeed
If you let me be
If you give me that sacred chance
I will
I promise you
I will

The author's comments:
this poem came straight for my heart
I have experienced this
All I ask the reader is to understand the message of my poem and to realize that I am just like them.

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on Mar. 16 2011 at 8:24 am
ShelbyMarie93 PLATINUM, Lexington, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
"When Death to either shall come -- I pray it be first to me." ~Robert Bridges
"Life is not a jump; it's a headfirst dive."
"Within you I lose myself; without you I find myself wanting to be lost again."

╚══`.¸.Isaac H.

This is a really good piece of work! I would love it if someone with your talent would look at my work (I have a lot so just some would be fine :)) And remeber, keep writing because you're really good at it! :)

_NoAir_ BRONZE said...
on Sep. 30 2010 at 7:31 pm
_NoAir_ BRONZE, Toronto, Other
4 articles 1 photo 463 comments

Favorite Quote:
There are as many ways to live as there are people in this world. Each one deserves a closer look.

–Golly (Harriet The Spy)

Beautiful. Just beautiful, I am speechless, really! =)

iluvmiself said...
on Nov. 24 2008 at 2:32 am
gud poem


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