Black Poetry : aBsTrAcT #2 1/2 (What Do You Think This Is)

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  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    aBsTrAcT #2

    Is this a P.O.E.M

    Is this a poem about
    Da Vinci in the
    "High Renaissance"
    making a flat plane
    appear as a
    body in relief
    and the shame
    and the water colored
    confines of a
    naked canvas
    Is this a poem written
    93 stories beneath
    a city in the
    throes (woes) of
    'Cept-ember shadows
    before the
    seeds of clematis have
    been concretely sewn
    before the dirt has sun-dried
    before the wounds have
    healed and are totally closed
    Is this a poem about
    breath
    &
    dust
    about the
    unspoken & what is heard
    In this piece I bet you know
    all of the answers
    you can find denotations
    connotations and mistranslations
    misrepresentations of foot notes
    on the bottom of a second page
    that does not exist
    Is this poem about Right Now?
    Is this poem about Tomorrow?
    Is this poem about Yes-ter-day?
    It is a combination of each
    of the three
    aforementioned lines
    the obelisk and the atmosphere
    it always bothers
    the dingy grey buildings
    and their rising phallic
    against an unwavering horizon
    Is this poem wearing all white
    lighting a candle with
    trembling hands scared to burn
    a thumb against the orangish-red
    flicker of a silent flame
    is it hiding within old negro
    spiritual hymns & hers
    Is this poem a metaphor thats on fire??
    Is this a poem about mental illness
    or mental anguish that is
    often disregarded
    psychology and the iniquities
    we seem to suffer each time
    we dare turn on the
    27-inch t.v.
    Is this poem about penetration
    about receding
    into cells blackened by need
    and telling them to shhhh!
    This is a screaming poem!!
    Is this a poem about
    yelling out a lover's name
    into a cheap glass
    of bourbon and being sober
    enough to decipher the difference
    between the sense of
    taste, smell, and feel of him
    smashing sweetly into
    wide opened mouths
    tonguing hips and thighs
    Is this a poem with two
    hands and ten fingers running
    them across the bodies and
    the rubble in an attempt
    to remember everything
    I've just stated

    What do you think this is?




    (c) FINDING SO(u)LUTIONS
     
  2. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    N2 sistah

    i don't know
    but u pose a jem
    and i can only look on
    asi'm captured into it all
    of ya soul:eek:
     
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    Giovanni Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    o... kay..

    this is hott!!! that's what this is.. :)
     
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    hi-wa Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    n2

    this that .....ish right here!
    truly extraordinarily n2deep.
    iluv'd it.
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Giovanni

    Thanx luv! Glad you enjoyed flowin' N2 this piece!!


    Always :heart:

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  7. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    hi-wa

    Anytime anyone can get into ... underneath.... on top of .... and all around one of my pieces -- I am more than pleased! Thank you for peepin' this one ....


    N2
     
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    n2.............

    :jawdrop:

    do u thang, gurl!

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    NOTE TO SELF: PURCHASE SOME GINKO BILBOA BEFORE READING N2'S SCRIBES....

    (in the voice of Obi Wan Kenobi) Poet you have penned this well..the force is with you today...beware of the dark side...USE THE FORCE N2...USE THE FORCE...

    tight scribe poet...no doubt

    one.
     
  10. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks for the read sistah friend!


    N2 :lol:
     
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