Quiet Poetry Lounge : African Black

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by oldsoul, May 16, 2008.

  1. OldSoul

    OldSoul Permanent Black Man PREMIUM MEMBER

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    African Black

    I wonder can I get my African back
    If I will ever regain my African Black
    So Black people will see me as Afrikin
    Knowing I’m with them thru thick and thin
    Can I ever recover my African song
    Even though I’ve been gone centuries long
    I still have the rhythm to my African rhyme
    And I can still move to an African time
    But some of my people say I’m not Black
    While others say I cant get my African back
    I try not to look thru American eyes
    Instead up thru African soil I rise
    The pain of all our struggles I will know
    Giving me the courage so I can grow
    Closer to the essence of my African Black
    And I will surely get my Afrikin back.

    --©5/14/08(chi)
    OldSoul in BLACKLAND
     
  2. river

    river Watch Her Flow MEMBER

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    We can only recover that which we have seen and can only be that which we have defined.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Pieces such as this that seem to flow so effortlessly, take so much talent to make it seem so effortless. Powerful read, even more so when I heard it read in the chatroom last night. ^5 poet!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    on the path to recovery.....where's my african at ? i want it back proud to be black

    Oldsoul this was awesome and powerful in it's message
     
  5. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    We are the Natural, the Original african Blacks
    so they can't Tamper, Scrub or Erase that fact!

    If we all stay United, and be as One,
    what else could be stronger, under the Sun?

    It matters not, how long we're been captive
    the song in our hearts will always be active

    We'll never move far off our african track
    yes, we shall all return back...to our african Black​
     
  6. PLATINUMILLITY1

    PLATINUMILLITY1 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WOW

    It Just Goes To Show
    the Levels to which we can go
    The Limits we'll NOT Know
    To regain our African Souls
    African! Yes!
    Black in Best
    Strength of out Heart
    Our Black Manifest
    We can, we will
    Tell our selves
    to get back to Black
    That's where we find out African At!
     
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