1st Lie by Melissa Fry Beasley

1st Lie by Melissa Fry Beasley

1st Lie by Melissa Fry Beasley. Yareah Magazine current topic is Green. Today, enjoy this beautiful Green Idea by Melissa and enjoy her pale words.

1st Lie by Melissa Fry Beasley

Green Living 2 by Maliz ONG

1st Lie

This is written

with letters

from the first lie

you ever told.

In green so pale

it has almost no color,

holding only the

memory of the

sadness & loneliness

of blues bordering gray.

I wanted warmth

you sought freedom.

No way of knowing

you would open

your mouth

or close your fist.

Your furtive skulk

only serving to remind me

how small & starving

you were in your sickening

dress of shame,

head hung down

and slowly shaking.

Aroma of cedar

and sweat swirling,

knowing you wanted to be

anywhere but here.

Melissa Fry Beasley New Poetry Column: My Roots.

Melissa Fry Beasley New Poetry Column: My Roots.

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Melissa Fry Beasley is a Humanistic poet of Cherokee origin, who resides in Oklahoma . Through the written and spoken word, she examines the gap between the ideal and the reality involved in living in the world during this time. Her work is both personal and subjective, yet she does not turn aside from the political and social issues of her environment. She is a woman who seeks to express her individual perspective and needs while accepting the diversity involved in questions of gender, race and culture. Melissa believes that change is necessary and deploys her writing to reflect her personal experience in the wider social and political context. You can find her work in print and online in Indian Country Today Media Network, Native News Today, The Native American Encyclopedia, FirstPeople.Us, Working Effectively With Aboriginal People, Churn Magazine, Big River Poetry Review, Enhance Magazine, A&U Magazine, and many others. She has two chapbooks forthcoming. " When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator." Mahatma Gandhi " They won't break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon." Bobby Sands

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