Black Poetry : Across the Street from the Projects....

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  1. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    She lives across the street
    from the projects..
    And your point would be???
    What goes on around her
    is not of her, it's simply
    scenery.
    She lives across
    from the projects.
    Yes, that is where
    her body resides
    but her soul can be
    anywhere the wind guides.
    But the projects are
    right across the street..
    I know, and although her block
    is drug central,
    she doesn't use weed or
    powder to confuse her mental.
    Those projects are right
    across the street.
    She doesn't look like
    she's from around here..
    Well, how is she supposed to look,
    used, abused and devoid of fear?
    Right across the street
    from the projects,
    and she is free as a bird.
    Opinion doesn't matter
    much to her,
    quite the opposite
    it's what has given her character.
     
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    cuvriefloesta Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    great!!!

    Wonderful...and that's coming from a girl across the street from the projects...its realistic. :x:
     
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    indeed so true...
    nice write ...happy holidays
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Glad you're feeling this, cuvriefloesta. You're feeling the real, because the she in this scribe was me years ago. Glad you're feeling the truth in this, mzblkangel, thank you. Happy Holidays!
     
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    i felt every line of reality truth spoken
    from cross da street flow on
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Glad you felt the truth in those lines, Rich...thank you and Merry Christmas!
     
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    I feel ya, girl. Mind and body in two completey different locations. Like the way you painted this.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you Gempis. I did enjoy painting this scene.
     
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    MMmmHmmm i hear you loud and clear sista now can ya tell it to my peeps on my old block LoL
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    No more than I could tell it to mine Triniti.....But hey, it's a thought. I think the folks on my block knew that I was gonna just do my thing regardless, lol.
     
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