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· Love Notes in Erratic Tones: Melancholy & Melodies

· Beauty, Poetry & Flow...Birthed in Travail

· Dreams

· Awaken Me

· Forever

· You are Powerful

· Phoenix

· Freedom

· I am Beauty

· The Lotus

· One Flesh

· Divergent

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by Shirley Beauty Houston
Sunday, March 18, 2012
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Despite being molested and raped a woman's spirit is indomitable!

Travail has left her mark/
I bear the scars/
& weight of martyred/
fragmenting synthesis/
fragmented pieces set adrift/
in an abyss/
of discord & helplessness/
where loneliness consumes/
& the world presumes/
to understand my sullen countenance/
of a broken-heart's facade/
petard resistant/
insecure & distant/
taken in the wooded place/
where monsters spilled their seminal acid/
presumptive images/
onto my psyche/
inside of me/
demonic lusts/
attempted to annihilate/
what has come to be/
a mosaic of tragedy/
& triumphet audacity/
Beauty's soliloquy/
my sprit's free/
by His decree/
Travail has left her mark/
I bear the scars/
& weight of martyred/
her antithesis/
speaking life/
from the enclave of/


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Reviewed by Clarence Prince 7/11/2012
When you've been through hell and you've done all to stand, just stand there is hope for redemption, Shirley!
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