Saturday, January 05, 2008

I AM....


"I AM" is what the pink says. However, it almost looks like "I AW" or rather "I AWE" which works also. When I look at all the things I do/am during the day, it makes me tired sometimes and makes me energized others.

I am identifying myself as a writer and artist now. Primarily, I am a mother. I am also a woman, wage-earner, airline reservationist, cook, bottle washer, laundress, seamstress and handy woman.

I am also a creator, a knitter, a reader and gardener. Dog-walker and pet feeder.

I am a walker/hiker, grocery shopper and TV watcher.

I AM SO MUCH!

2 comments:

  1. I like I AWE....because for all that you do and all that you are...and all that you are becoming...you should be in awe with your true self!! LOL...

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  2. Your post brought to mind this poem!

    PHENOMENAL WOMAN
    by Maya Angelou

    Pretty women wonder where my secret lies
    I'm not cute or built to suit a model's fashion size
    But when I start to tell them
    They think I'm telling lies.
    I say
    It's in the reach of my arms
    The span of my hips
    The stride of my steps
    The curl of my lips.
    I'm a woman
    Phenomenally
    Phenomenal woman
    That's me.

    I walk into a room
    Just as cool as you please
    And to a man
    The fellows stand or
    Fall down on their knees
    Then they swarm around me
    A hive of honey bees.
    I say
    It's the fire in my eyes
    And the flash of my teeth
    The swing of my waist
    And the joy in my feet.
    I'm a woman
    Phenomenally
    Phenomenal woman
    That's me.

    Men themselves have wondered
    What they see in me
    They try so much
    But they can't touch
    My inner mystery.
    When I try to show them
    They say they still can't see.
    I say
    It's in the arch of my back
    The sun of my smile
    The ride of my breasts
    The grace of my style.
    I'm a woman
    Phenomenally
    Phenomenal woman
    That's me.

    Now you understand
    Just why my head's not bowed
    I don't shout or jump about
    Or have to talk real loud
    When you see me passing
    It ought to make you proud.
    I say
    It's in the click of my heels
    The bend of my hair
    The palm of my hand
    The need for my care.
    'Cause I'm a woman
    Phenomenally
    Phenomenal woman
    That's me.

    ~

    Hugs, Maralena

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