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Friday & Every Black Girl Needs A Theme Song

Posted by the prisoner's wife On 12:01 AM
i.

friday took his time
knowing how long
i've been waiting
to see his face

he played hard
pretending he didn't care
to see me again
but really, he longed to feel
my lips against his
warmth. you see

friday needs me
as much as i need
to see him comin'
my way,
strolling slow like
i've been waiting
all week
to see him

~~


ii.
every black girl
needs a theme song
a song that curls
up inside her
feeding her dreams
with the fruit of possibility

every black girl
needs a theme song
to echo the dreams
she is afraid to share
with the world
which tears down
faster than it can build

every black girl
needs a theme song
to sway hips, confidently
tossing shoulder back
head up, knowing
that no matter what
she can handle it


(c) me, just now.
read. savor. repeat.

9 Response to 'Friday & Every Black Girl Needs A Theme Song'

  1. Charisse Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/10/friday-every-black-girl-needs-theme.html?showComment=1225485060000#c3908680922169821731'> Friday, October 31, 2008 1:31:00 PM

    Girl, I totally need a theme song! WOW, that is beautifuL!!!

     

  2. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/10/friday-every-black-girl-needs-theme.html?showComment=1225505700000#c1229425506762012248'> Friday, October 31, 2008 7:15:00 PM

    thanks Charisse. i think everybody should have a theme song. i have a few lol. thank you for stopping by!

     

  3. Lovebabz Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/10/friday-every-black-girl-needs-theme.html?showComment=1225567740000#c7318408935807222812'> Saturday, November 01, 2008 12:29:00 PM

    Oh I couldn't make it through the day without a theme song(s)

    Shoot, sometimes atheme song is theonly thing carrying me through...LOL!

    Beautiful poem!

     

  4. AfroChic Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/10/friday-every-black-girl-needs-theme.html?showComment=1225570380000#c5094840512524089286'> Saturday, November 01, 2008 1:13:00 PM

    Nice TPW! really nice!
    ..."strolling slow like
    i've been waiting all week to see him'

    "feeding her dreams with the fruit of possibility"
    There's an Otis Redding song that I use as my theme music. your words have inspired me to 'hook a beat up,convert it into hip-hop form' so I can "...sway hips, confidently":) Thanks for sharing! :)

     

  5. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/10/friday-every-black-girl-needs-theme.html?showComment=1225588740000#c3812935116192667841'> Saturday, November 01, 2008 6:19:00 PM

    Babz: i feel the same way. i have a ton of anthems.

    afrochick: thank you! you should put a beat to it. i'd love to hear it. if you decided to do it, please share the link.

     

  6. Christina Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/10/friday-every-black-girl-needs-theme.html?showComment=1225677540000#c2344458254452047131'> Sunday, November 02, 2008 5:59:00 PM

    Hmm... you have made me wonder what my theme song would be. ; ) I could really use one at this moment. It would be nice if the theme song ended on a beautiful, achieving note. LOL For real!

    This is beautiful sis.

     

  7. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/10/friday-every-black-girl-needs-theme.html?showComment=1225721640000#c869074999889662887'> Monday, November 03, 2008 6:14:00 AM

    You are SO dope. I'm off to my iTunes list to find a rotating list of theme songs right now (because one just won't do).

    And Friday? Ha' mercy.

    Keep writing, my love--you got some serious skills.

     

  8. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/10/friday-every-black-girl-needs-theme.html?showComment=1225771500000#c2924001591416448907'> Monday, November 03, 2008 8:05:00 PM

    xtina: i'm shocked you don't have a theme song! like, for real?

    Denene: you're right. one just won't do. i have a few myself. and thank you.

     

  9. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/10/friday-every-black-girl-needs-theme.html?showComment=1225783740000#c1438517668211374608'> Monday, November 03, 2008 11:29:00 PM

    read. savor. repeat. ahh.

    yes, i've had a theme song, theme songs, ever since i was 9.

    beautiful verse. will read, savor, repeat. ahh :)