Black Poetry : alabaster box...(for ALYCE)

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  1. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    for a friend...

    I see a small alabaster box
    Sitting the edge of dreams
    Awaiting the one who can
    Unlock the wonders within;

    I see you entering this room
    Seeking a quiet place to rest
    And wait to discover a seat
    Appear across from the dreams;

    I picture you resting patiently
    Curious about the beauty of
    The box and wondering how
    To open it without the key;

    I see you writing your thoughts
    As you await the key and allow
    The emotion laden pages to fall
    into a pile beneath your feet;

    Every once in a while you look
    To the box awaiting for it to open
    On its own for the key you seek
    Has yet to appear within the dream;

    And yet it was not until you looked
    at the pen which you hold so dear,
    That writes the thoughts of the day,
    To notice its shape matches the hole;

    I see you step forward and pick up
    That small alabaster box and place
    The pen into the lock turning it gently
    Towards the left until there is a click;

    And I smile as I see your face glow
    With the joy of the opening of the
    Box for what you discovered within
    Is the pile of your written dreams;

    As you take them one by one you find that
    your hand scribed the pages yet written
    across the front of each in big, bold
    letters: “Blessed for a time such as this.”

    I see you reach down to place the pages
    Written today into the box only to find
    The pages are gone and smile to see the
    Pages within the box were written today;

    I see you closing the small alabaster box,
    Removing the pen and leaving the room
    only to return tomorrow when your FATHER
    calls you to spend time in HIS presence;

    This I see in you...
     
  2. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    dnommo,

    all I can say is...wow. this is deep on a whole different level. alyce is a blessed woman to have this scribe written for her.


    one love,blak
     
  3. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks verb...it is because she is blessed that this scribe was given to me today...

    just listening to my father....
     
  4. alyce

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    D

    ...I come before you, and we greet each other in the way of the Eastern culture, heads down, bowing in all respect and honor.

    Daily I come here to receive additional Inspired Word, after my morning meditations (my favorite: Bible.com)...
    I am never disappointed ~ I come away twice blessed.

    You honor me beyond all my imaginings. Your splendid use of the "alabaster box" for MY purpose; that precious gift of Mary of Magdala to our Lord, renders me speechless and full of tears. I am not worthy.

    There is love in this place. There is healing. There is peace. There is wisdom flowing from inspired pens up in here. I am grateful to be among such fiercely gifted Poets.


    Thank you dnommo, bless you

    Alyce
     
  5. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i write what i see...today i write what my FATHER wanted you to know...

    blessed you are, honored you shall be...

    you are welcome lampstand...

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    mojo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    dnommo

    you speak well of a most beautiful priestess of the pen. I feel the spiritual inspiration flowing.

    I appreciate this, man.

    mojo
     
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    saleem Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    D-man

    only you could have penned such a tribute to a true Queen (of pen and most everything else~ I'm a lifetime fan). I can feel the Master's touch upon you.

    Keep yours in His, man!

    saleem
     
  8. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Mojo,

    let it flow poet...let it flow
     
  9. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Dnommo

    Aye Papi!!

    I am in awe!
    This is truly amazing...
    truly, truly, truly!!
    I really am speechless - cause
    this poem really
    rocked my soul and moved me - to the nth degree!
    Very touching....thought provoking scribe.
     
  10. GA_Sunshyne

    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    D....

    i wish i could find the words...
    but my vocab is not THAT extensive!
    this is just Classic Dnommo... &
    it's simply beautiful...

    Peace&Love...
    Sunshyne~
     
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