Black Poetry : Afraid

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  1. Desert Storm

    Desert Storm Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Afraid-

    Cuz this time something that's growing is starting to show
    And it can't be contained
    This melody
    My soul aches
    to hide
    I used to lie
    some
    To beat 'em at the pass
    I used to feel proud
    cuz
    I could fake 'em
    But now
    It's real
    life
    and
    i'm closer
    to
    committment

    Afraid-
    To touch the untouchable
    to grasp to hold to unknowable
    to think the unthinkable
    to love with my whole heart
    like I want to
    Afraid-
    to let the truth be known
    while I come out tha dark
    to let you know me back
    again
    to let you touch me again, mentally, and spiritually, before physically
    Afraid-
    of tha power of soul
    cuz I might not come back again
    I might not reject again
    I might not want again
    I might just absorb ya in
    and build upon it so happily
    i might not be moved
    I might not want to move
    just want to be happy..

    but i'm afraid-

    Desert Storm
     
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    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hi sis
    Oh yes i can feel this poem
    and it's like i know
    because fear has away of slowing your motion
    and place doubts in the spot that meant for trust
    In all we do, we just have to let lead by faith
    when it's time

    much love sis

    Peace~N~Love
     
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    In giving your all, the stakes are high. If your love is embraced, you feel that the risk was worth it. But there's that fear of being rejected, and feeling that your world is caving in. Wonderfully expressed poetess.
     
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    Oh wow Desert Storm! Its so hard not to be afraid! To step out AGAIN, to take a chance AGAIN, to be vulnerable AGAIN, to put yourself out there AGAIN! But what if, just what if this is the time you should? You'll never know unless you do...I should probably take some of my own advice...LOL...I'm getting there.

    Excellent piece my friend!
     
  5. Desert Storm

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    Thanks sistahs- I know you are trully feeling me and have all been there.

    bluewater-i feel like i'm in slow motion for real. and if I just let my feelings flow it'll be like letting the flood gates pour forth major emotions. It's crazy, nahwattamean? One day you were a girl falling in love and next minute, you're a woman trying not to fall so deeply in love. Crazy thing, crazy thing. Its amazing how time changes you and the stages that we are nearing.

    watzinaname- the steaks are high! I'm not so scared of what could not happen. I'm scared that it could really happen. Like all the things I hoped for could be true. I'm scared to be happy or to be successful. Isn't that crazy? I mean like that'll be it. So I just understand that the decisions I make are 100% imporant and are so final.

    hopelisromantic-you're funny when you said to take you own advice. I feel like I'm there right now. I've given so much advice to others, mainly my homegirls and now I'm having to face tha music my own self. Sometimes it's so easy to tell other people what they could do and the remedies are so clear to see for them and when it comes to me, i'm so afraid to take the next step of my adulthood, so to speak. There's no one in particular in the picture for me but I feel that the time is nearing and I want to look forward to it and at the same time, it will be like concrete, for real for real, in cement. you know what I mean?

    Anywayz,
    Love you all to pieces!
    Much Love
    Thanks for stopping thru!
    Desert Storm
     
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    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    move forward

    have faith in yourself

    mistakes happen

    we just hope there are not terminal

    but caution is not a bad thing

    but choices to be made

    do you or don't you

    dam if you do dam if you don't

    you know lol

    so go with your heart and don't look back

    everything is not 100% perfect all the time

    but you still have your faith to fall back on
     
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