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Who I Am
by Bernice Angoh Lakota
Monday, April 14, 2008
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(Excerpt from my book "Lemonade Street")

I am not defined by my breasts
or the shape of my face

I am not defined by my walk
or the graceful length of my arms

I am not defined by my eyes
or the smile on my face

I am not defined by my butt
the one thing that seems to drive you crazy

I am not defined by my ancestors
Nor the friends who’ve forever held on tight

I am not defined by society
Woman is only a five letter word

I am not defined by who and what loves me
what I love defines who I am

I am not defined by your thoughts
they are very inadequate, they never could be real
I am defined by what it is am not, all that I am and everything in between
that is my definition of me

(Who are you?)
Copyright © 2007 by Bernice Angoh        



Lemonade Street
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Reviewed by Cryssa C 4/18/2008
I think... that I am... Me...

Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 4/15/2008
Ok, poetess, but I'd say you are all of what you poemed and then some,
and if a part of you drives me crazy in a good way, well I guess I'd
better stop here, I think you got the point. Anyway great verse
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/14/2008
Very well put together, fully detailed by one with innate determination...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 4/14/2008
You Know I Love This Poem!!
You are definetly a strong emotional empowered beautiful woman
Love & Hugs
Embraced ~ Embrassé
and I Love Your Photo!!! It so say Empowered!
Love It!!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/14/2008
Excellen poem of self reflections! It sounds like you are in balance and harmony,Bernice! Love the pic too!

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/14/2008
You are a person of natural beauty and love. When I see you, Bernice, I see God in you. You are indeed blessed. Very beautiful write written by a beautiful person I am honored to call "friend"; God bless you!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Lavendar Jazz 4/14/2008
Bernice- you are defined by God and who YOU think you are? I hope you feel as beautiful as you are... beauty and intelligence... Blessed are you.

**** Lavendar Jazz
Reviewed by Charlie 4/14/2008
oh... just a bare-foot farm girl run wild... --Charlie
Reviewed by Ann Marquette 4/14/2008
You are a child of God, a beautiful spirit, with amazing gifts that God has blessed you with. I am grateful to have met you and delighted to grow our friendship. You are a blessing...
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 4/14/2008
...and you are made in the image of the one that said "I am the begining and the end"

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/14/2008

You are strength; you are grace; you are poet; you are YOU! The best one to be. :) Excellent! LOVE the pic -

(((HUGS))) and love, and God bless you, Karla.

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