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I dare You To Love Me
by M.Bennett Hooper (Mikii)
Friday, August 04, 2006
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Loving need not be challenging to those unafraid to define it unconditional.

C.2001 M. Bennett Hooper

I dare you to love me in my present state of confusion.
A confusion created by my inability to accept limitations
set upon my life.
Limitations which scream a mantra of canít do when they really mean donít do.
I dare you to love me and chance getting burned by my fire
which rages like molten lava moving slowly engulfing all
within itsí path.

Covering, smothering, transforming what you alone seek
to bear and bearing defile by your cowardice.
I dare you to love me when your rivers of love have frozen
and you are young no more.
And cannot hear that my heart still beats in shared unison with
yours and will forever.
I dare you to love me when your eyes weakened by time
and filled with tearless wonder behold my coming liberation.

wwThe liberation that leads to eternal wandering no more
but proclaims I dare you to love me.
I shall love you even from the depths of my covered grave
when I can dare no more.
I shall sing upon the winds of time.
I dare you to love me.
A proud, strong, and true Black woman.
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Reviewed by jude forese
this is great ... a polished, passionate and provocative poem!
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
In this poem I see love, passion, truth, tenderness, strength, courage, self-confidence, beauty and what else, the true image of great poetess, Mikii. Thanks my dear friend for sharing this gem with us. You and all those you love are in my prayers.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
This is a superb poem full of passion and honest feelings! Excellent writing!

Reviewed by Sandie Angel
Wonderful sentiments, Mikii! Wonderful write!!!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU

This came in from the fire place of one's heart. "I dare You To Love Me"
is a proclamtion written with laserlight.

Keep writing, Sublime Poet!

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
How do I love thee?
Let me count the ways.

What a wonderful rendition of love...shines as elequently as Elizabeth Barrett Browning. are one lucky dog, sweetie.

This is beautiful.
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