Black Poetry : Alabama Love (....Sweet Home.....)

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by alyce, Nov 7, 2001.

  1. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ~My Grandmother, the oldest member and Matriarch of my family recently moved west to be with us...and it dawned on me that, sadly, I have no reason to go back "home" again~


    I miss

    the smell of red clay
    after rain

    jumping barefoot in
    muddy puddles

    carefree

    my cousins and me...

    rolling in tall grass
    wandering through
    acres & acres of old
    cotton fields

    exploring
    hiding places...

    laying
    claim to
    secret spaces

    in hollowed
    out trees....

    dipping skinny
    in the "crick"....

    getting bare-bottoms
    whooped with the switch...

    I miss

    4 a.m. breakfast
    before the sun
    rose....

    and being kissed on
    my forehead
    and my nose

    every time Granddaddy

    said good-bye

    when I was 6

    I thought
    he'd never die...


    I miss

    977 N. 1st Street

    where

    Alabama love
    was
    honeysuckle sweet


    Alyce (c) 2001
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Alyce

    there' no placelike home
    and when u think of home
    u think of a place where
    love ova flowin'

    lovin dis piece of home.......:D
     
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    Kitana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    all the beautiful memories that never leave us no matter how old we are...

    the simple pleasures, the special things, places and most of all people who have been a part of your life...the wonder of being loved and knowing it...

    the reason we are who we are...

    K
     
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    Alyce...

    This is nice, memories of home
    memories of childhood things
    brings me to the phrase

    "Theres no place like home"
    "theres no place like home"

    making you wish you can tap
    them magic shoes and go back.....well done

    Epiphany :heart:


    Ps $Rich$, get out of my head, didn't see that until
    I posted.......:eek: :lol:
     
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