Little Black Girl

April 4, 2010
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Ooo child look at you
your chocolate brown, skin,
those hopeful, pretty eyes
that priceless gapped smile,
all that wild hair,

Ooo child look at you
always been real silly
so much imagination
and all that talent
You keep having fun now

Ooo child look at you
can't nothing tear your pride
you know how smart you are
sometimes get on our nerves
but we couldn't be more proud

Little black girl now listen to me
God gave you beauty, intelligence,
and a good heart
He made you special
Don't let no one tell you different

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This article has 9 comments. Post your own now! said...
Feb. 20, 2016 at 8:11 am
who made this poem?
dreamer_believer said...
May 11, 2010 at 10:03 am
perfect poem!! love it (: you definetly portrayed a beautiful piece to show people that they are pretty and equal no matter what!!! i'm in awe (: 5 stars!!!!!!! awesome. would you mind commenting on some of my work? (:
Egyptiangirl13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 10, 2010 at 8:32 pm
i really like this and how it all ties together!!!
tiphendrix said...
May 4, 2010 at 10:23 pm
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree...........nice work Jess!
maryg said...
May 2, 2010 at 7:47 pm
This is awesome, wow I love it. Just one of your many gifts
maryg said...
May 2, 2010 at 7:39 pm

This is really good, and so very true


DonnaK said...
May 1, 2010 at 8:31 pm
This is beautiful! You are so talented!
Nikki P said...
May 1, 2010 at 7:06 pm
This is really good, and true too, so don't forget any of it!
Granny said...
May 1, 2010 at 5:30 pm
Awesome, as always. 
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