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Not What You See (Friday Night Poetry Corner #31)

what you can not see

Greetings again everyone and to all my fathers out there…
HAPPY FATHERS DAY IN A FEW!!
Now, Friday Night Poetry Corner is back and its #31. Tonight a power poem of appearances and thought will be present. The Poet Q wrote this great piece called “NOT WHAT YOU SEE”
So read, enjoy, mediate over this joint and visit the poet’s page when you get a chance..
Be well and enjoy the weekend.

The Poet Q's Blog

I am not what you see
Tattoos and scars oversized shirt
And baggy jeans
Music loud and vulgar
So like crap is how you treat me
Really I’m a college student
And serving this country
Part time job included
Trying to feed my family
Honest and well spoken
Poet and childhood musician
Uncle and Godfather
Big brother to people not related to me
I am not what you see
I am not who you think me to be
I am no thug
I am no gangster
I am just trying to put food on the table
So what if my clothes ain’t up to your standard
And I don’t walk straight
And I talk with a little southern slang
I may appear to be lazy by my expressions
But I’ve worked hard as ever to create a future for me
But I refuse to prove you wrong
So how you…

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