Black Poetry : Afraid of Love?

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  1. midnightsson

    midnightsson Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    People often ask me if I’m afraid of love...
    I’m not afraid of love, I’m afraid of peoples definition of the word
    I have a different meaning.
    I’m afraid of the way love makes me feel
    who likes losing control of their own feelings?
    I’m afraid of having love and then losing it,
    no one can guarantee that their feelings will remain the same
    I’m not a good poker player, I hate taking certain chances
    and falling in love is taking a risk...
    True, love does give you a feeling undescribable in the human tongue...
    But a broken heart takes longer to heal, than the average life span
    I’m not afraid of most pain..the only kind I cant handle is the inward agony
    I would welcome any physical discomfort:
    compared to the internal anguish of a lost love.
    Love is like a fine wine in the cellar of an alcoholics basement...
    It gets better every day that passes, but always seems to disappear,
    before it reaches its true potential
    Love is like a two-headed snake being held by two people....
    If either person lets go...someone is getting bitten
    Love is like a cloud: beautiful to look at and dream about,
    but try to build anything on it, and it will drop you
    right back down to reality
    so you see, I’m not afraid of love at all....
    I just don’t trust it

    Derrick H.
     
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    yes indeed dis been misused in forms and fashion
    people say it wit no meaning no emotion or cares
    be afraid it's cool
    coz so many get misused in the act of love
    thats a misguided feelin!
     
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    i,m sorry i couldent leave it to read yours first but i,m glad i did

    yes this one is good and treu.

    "I,m not afraid of love,i,m afraid of peoples defenition of the word"

    liked that.....

    "i just dont trust it"'

    youre right and than i say "dont" ONLY TRUST " IN "
    THAT "OTHER "love ......
    from uperbove.

    this is good!
     
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    I feel ya on this here.... I dont trust ppls definitions either. To many ppl are using the word "love" like its a roll of Charmin...LOL
    You cant really label every experience as love. Becuz most of its crap. Anyways, I really like how you broke this down for us. Continue ya work!
     
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    really diggin this flow... -7:spinstar:
     
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    It is so true and so visual a scribe, very beautiful and so descriptive of the pain of it all. I am printing this one and posting it on my wall. Not that I need a reminder, just that I love the way you defined the heartache.
     
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    dayum! ... & wow! :)

    i couldn't have described the feelings associated
    with heartbreak better myself! i am really absorbing
    all of this... & i can dig it... deep. love is indeed
    tricky like dat... but in every instance... hind sight
    bein' 20/20 & all... when it was real... it was worth
    it. :) thank you for sharing.

    itsallLove, chile.

    elayne.
     
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    Love is like a cloud: beautiful to look at and dream about,
    but try to build anything on it, and it will drop you
    right back down to reality
    im feelin this right here........ya dayum straight...........much love.... :)
     
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    scary isn't it? I like when people tell the truth. feelin this.
     
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