Mamie and Bertha in me

I honor the Mamie and Bertha in me the image they continue to give me is one of possibility   these women stood tall, I never saw their backs break a slight bend now and again but never broken I never saw them without what they needed they showed me with hard work¬†anything can be defeated I am not afraid to break a sweat so you have not even seen the best of me yet I am like my Great Grandmother Bertha, she walked through this world on her own terms she paid the price to decide when to prop up her feet and die to flesh this is who I am my grandmother Mamie¬† did the same thing you would always her saying I will go die before I lose my independence and she left this world on her own terms this is where I come from backs do not break we walk on through our souls help us

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