-The Maker labeled me as a potent creole mix,
bred from the stern and the sturdy.
-Call my demeanor rosewood timber.
-And in the tree’s image,
at the base
but have mastered swaying in gales.
-I bare my father’s thunderous voice
and mom’s bellow through my own laughter.
-My ways are mellow and deep as they are untamed and
-I’m a word painter, vigorously slinging ink upon a canvas only I and others like me have the ability to leave permanent marks.
-My pride is in being a provoker of minds and of, just as
-I devour the ground with my walk—
intentional and pronounced steps,
for I’ve designed my life to always have somewhere to be needed.
-No limp is present or needed.
rarely is it in towards land,
towards the height of the hill,
nor looking to see what field I’ve plowed.
-I gave at the destination with a vengeance.
-I bare the ink of tribal timelines.
-They’re so revered in my heart,
I felt overwhelmingly compelled to wear them physically.
-My composure is mongoose, regardless of any amount of
euphoria in my presence.
-My charm and wit complement each other
the way thunder compliments lightning.
-I take slow swigs without fear or embarrassment of a loose tongue.
-I’m the life of most parties and know when to let others be that life.
-Pop culture gives me a splitting headache—
whom whores are dating,
who’s receiving the most cash,
who should be worshipped,
who should be judged,
or what lifestyle I should imitate.
-My ears are conditioned to be hard of hearing.
-Therefore, I miss the vampires of my energy.
-I’m quick and, yet, cautious, not fearful,
-I despise those afraid to,
for what they see as weakness is indeed strength.
-Only return it for it to be never-ending.
-I am not the best at anything, the fastest, nor strongest, nor
richest nor the sexiest.
-But, I am the best at being me.
-Arrogance benefits me not.
-I’m just obliged
of the vessel
to whom I call my own.
-I’m self-aware, to be similar to many, but never cloned.
-You were made you intentionally.
-You never see the fish mad at the bird for not being able to fly.