Black Poetry : A Step At A Time

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  1. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Feeling like every step forward
    Is a step back
    Got to shake this feeling
    I will make every step count

    Our ancestors’ first steps on these soils
    were forces upon them
    By the western

    no choice was given
    no ticket purchase was made
    The color of the skin
    Was the price paid

    Do this still matters now
    in the year 2004
    it should not
    yet we are still facing
    close doors

    The laws that are written
    Keeps the chain locked
    The chains are unseen
    By the naked eye

    The weight is felted
    The scars are deep
    The healing is slow
    And the struggle goes on

    The doubts that has been
    Placed in the mind..
    These are mental chains
    Escape them now

    Shake it
    Lose it
    Free the mind

    Sick and Tire
    Of being Sick and Tire

    So many die
    in so many ways
    as i try not to cry
    this day
    as i bow my head
    to pray

    So many are born
    here today
    to them they look
    for a better day
    it is up to us
    to make that way
    as i bow my head
    to pray

    Yet each step I do take
    Paves the roads in many ways
    As the road was pave for me
    By our ancestor own two feet

    One step at a time
    Heel to toe
    Determine
    To cross the road

    The weight is felt
    The scars are deep
    The healing is slow
    But the struggle goes on

    I won’t give up
    No matter what

    One foot in front of the other

    A step at a time

    Together we will cross that color line
     
  2. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    In unity who knows what can be accomplished, but it is a slow process. This was full of hope and pride, flow on.
     
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    oh, this was such a wonderful flow...I loved the whole thing from beginning to end....the message so felt so deep in my soul that I don't know what to say.....this was tyte....much love blue for this one...I hope you read it for me at poetry throwdown....
     
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    well done the message is felt deeply too
    every step forward like a step backward
    yet feet keep moving to bond & unite
    from long ago til today we still face the
    struggle
     
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    sista blue...
    you keep impressing me more
    with this flow...you blew my mind
    i am there withcha :)
    one love
    khasm
     
  6. PositiveMindset

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    Ain't no stoppin' us nowwww, we're on the move...

    One proud step at a time.

    Loved this.
     
  7. gempis

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    whoa, this is so very beautiful, sister. I truly appreciate it, and the flow is amazing. peace and much love
     
  8. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you so much family for feeling me on this :flirt:

    my sister watzinaname so true indeed..to become as one..in my mind i see this vision...I want it to be more then a dream..one day.....thank you sister for the love:heart:

    hi sistah Foxi I am so happy you like this flow..and that you could feel where i was coming from..thank you so much for the love:heart:

    yes my brother $$RICH$$ the struggle has not gone anywhere..and we got to keep our feet moving...no matter what..thank you so much for the love:heart:

    hi brotha Khasm ...you are so kind..:).I know you got my back:)....thank you for the love:heart:

    hi brotha PositiveMindset ..you got that right..ain't no stopping us now..for sure..thank you so much for thelove:heart:

    my brother XXPANTHAXX..so wonderful to see you :)...it is all about us for sure...as we do indeed move forward and bond..thank you for the love:heart:

    hi sistah gempis..thank you so much for your kind words and thoughts..Peace and Love to you 2 sis..:heart:

    Thank you family for the love:heart:
     
  9. caramelpython

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    Let me tell u how tight this flow is! I was just in love with every verse and and I clung onto the message thanks sister Blue
     
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    l see you know the steps we have to take and l'm right there into your vision...

    love it to death,,
    jh.
     
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