Du Bois - Of Our Spiritual Strivings Nichel Anderson O...

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Of Our Spiritual Strivings May 14, 2002 - © Nichel Anderson O water, voice of my heart, crying in the sand, All night long crying with a mournful cry, As I lie and listen, and cannot understand. The voice of my heart in my side or the voice of the sea, O water, crying for rest, is it I, is it I? All night long the water is crying to me. Unresting water, there shall never be rest. Till the last moon droop and the last tide fail, And the fire of the end begin to burn in the west; And the heart shall be weary and wonder and cry like the sea, All life long crying without avail, As the water all night long is crying to me. -- ARTHUR SYMONS. I strive to live freely with my thoughts and with my fruitful dreams. I strive to always listen and honor my spirit as a woman foremost and as a sister, a daughter to my immediate family. I strive to be one with the man I love with my heart and soul. I strive to provide and feed the children that God will undoubtly bless our union in the days to come. Yes, I strive. I strive with many measures to fit my completion of a black woman. I strive because the mighty creator has blessed me into being. I live for today and plan with great hope for tomorrow. Eyes are on me to succeed and I strive on to reach my destination. I strive further. Further down the path of the journey of living. What do I see when I look into a mirror? I see history and pride. I see in my eyes of the old women I once were in another lifetime and then I see a young black girl in search of her self and in search of her being. .. present for the search of its purpose. Yes, I strive to have the complete understanding of
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