My Piece

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This piece of me

is mine to keep.

If you learn it,

I’m in too deep.

Respect my wishes

and do not pry.

No questions please.

Don’t ask why.

But, if I’m smart

and play this right,

this piece of me

will be out of sight.

You’ll be blissful

and won’t know it’s there,

while I’ll be happy

that you don’t care.

Always keep a piece of you

close to your heart.

This is my piece,

from which,

I’ll never be apart.

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About Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the mainland United States, I graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and am a 2016 VONA Voices Alumna. I currently perform spoken-word in the greater Washington D.C. area and have previously performed in Philadelphia, Miami, and the Dominican Republic. Most recently, I have been published in Public Pool, Spillwords, and The Acentos Review, and Here Comes Everyone: East & West Issue.

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