Afraid to live, Or afraid to die? Surely, you are alive. Afraid to die, Or afraid to live? Surely, you are free. ——————————————– This poem is a part of my collection of poems, Black Girl Shine, available in PDF and on Wattpad.


I wake up lucky, Positively blessed, God has raised me, In the middle of my mess, So I fall, then stand, Finding the courage, To smile with my teeth, To smell the rain, And to dance in the sun, Because I wake up, Lucky, Positively blessed. a.bah