Submission by Chi Ilochi

Dear Black Woman

Dear Black Woman,

Yes you !

You are beautiful


A breath of fresh air

When I look at you I see God

When I look at you I see triumph, comfort, protection, inspiration

Dear Black Woman,

You are needed, you are seen at times your elegance makes me seasick with nerves that are so deep in one can’t see them.

Dear Black Woman,

You are appreciated,

I know at times it’s hard but look at how far you’ve made it

God’s greatest creation

You are powerful, daring, bold, infinite

Heaven sent

The greatest gift

A present that one day the world will know what to do with

Dear Black Woman, you are amazing.

The time is now.

Please don’t forget, this world is for your taking.

- Chi Ilochi

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