What the Mirror Said by Lucille Clifton

lucille-clifton

listen,
you a wonder.
you a city
of a woman.
you got geography
of your own.
listen,
somebody need a map
to understand you.
somebody need directions
to move around you.
listen,
woman,
you not a noplace
anonymous
girl;
mister with his hands on you
he got his hands on
some
damn
body!

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