Black Poetry : Addiction

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  1. tUFFY

    tUFFY Active Member MEMBER

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    The monster reared it's ugly head snarling at my life,
    It promised a course of hell, derision, hate, and onward strife
    A promise it gave unwilling to break for me maybe for you,
    A life that promised to make us all a member of its crew.

    I stood my ground, accepted my fate, unwilling to acquiesce,
    Just knowing that no matter what I am willing to do my best,
    That I will win one day, without a doubt, of that I could be sure,
    Whatever it picked up I could put down, it's wrath I could endure.

    Why every sane person may ask would you challenge that beast that way,
    When in your heart of hearts you know that the beast shall win today.
    Because I am by rights and all that I am within,
    One of those sensual folks, who choose to wear the sign of the foolish grin.

    Creature comforts, … momentary thrills are the foundation of my lark,
    Enjoying what is in front of me walking on the lefthand after dark,
    I know it is my weakness, the need to feel the sweet,
    I know it is the catalyst that will mock me in defeat.

    For I am the addict strong and true enslaved to my potent drug,
    Be it cigarrette smoke that you enjoy or the pain of a guilty shrug,
    It is your addiction that saddens you, the one thing you do despair,
    Loving that thing for the moment, who said life had to be fair.

    You gave in to the moment just once to many times
    The beat of my heart tattooing the fate of my crimes,
    I cry to all that hear me for answers to this rhyme,
    Please help me for my God I am almost out of time.

    Addiction by tUFFY 3-28-04
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    To experience all the good, we sometimes have to do battle with evil. It sounds like you do willingly, because you are not going to miss out on one drop of life. We're drinking this in as well, through your words, by all means flow on, I'm enjoying what I'm reading.
     
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    This poem is solid!!
    A plea for help, yet it screams of already existing courage

    With the prayers of the believers
    And the continued fight
    No matter how tired
    Everything will be alright

    Again nice flow. Compelling.

    Praying with you
    twision
     
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    this was deep
    likes this scribe
    courage already exist
    within you...flow on
    Peace
    Angel
     
  5. tUFFY

    tUFFY Active Member MEMBER

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    thank you for the kudos and you are right in what you say. :angel1:
     
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    Yes this is true and although I have found my well of strength so many of us have not. It is these people that I worry about. :angel1:
     
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    I need all the prayers that I can get and so do the Brothers and Sisters who are still lost out there. I try to give a sandwich to a homeless person at least once a week and I search out the addicted because I have been there. tUFFY :angel1:
     
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    much love and respect:grouphug:
    flow onward
    deep feeling
    in this scribe
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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    wow, wow, wow. so deep, so tight. I know of what you speak. I'm especially moved by this line: The beat of my heart tattooing the fate of my crimes

    Have strength, my friend, and have faith that light will overcome darkness. You're in my thoughts.
     
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    today's headline in chicago reads
    chicago number two in heroine deaths...smh
    i totally felt this scribe...and the desperation...
    rent the movie "spun"...i liken this scribe
    to that movie...
    one love
    khasm
     
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