Black Poetry : Amazing Black Woman (SOULOFASISTA - Series)

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  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ... mercy and goodness shall follow me all the days of my life...
    In memory of Helen F. Thompson (mom)


    So amazing.

    You could stare at mamma
    for more than a minute
    an hour later you are
    left wondering...
    five kids later her life's
    intercourse revealed
    three divorce decrees
    papering the bottom
    side of the bird cage
    ....deserted by three
    ******** who worked
    her through depression
    years to support their
    habit -- killing them
    to reveal her purpose
    A balance of jilted
    life glowed from this
    black woman--
    reflected by images of home,
    children, vegetable
    gardens ~
    Seeping out walls
    she painted for herself
    spread out still life
    pictures, lessons, grief,
    growing pains
    Finally joy, courage,
    discovery-- that she
    was the better half
    ...a legacy.

    So amazing.



    (c) 2002 FINDING SO(u)LUTIONS
     
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    LISTERSCRIBIN' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yes, an amazing black woman. i am really lovin' this piece, ma sista'. very well written...yes, indeed.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    yes indeed

    dis the kind that reach out and touch ya soul
    love how u laid it down my sistah!:) :heart: :kiss:
     
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    N2.


    i loved the way you opened this piece...
    ("You could stare at mamma for more than a minute
    an hour later you are left wondering...")
    'cause
    when you are blessed enough to get one of those
    "real" mamma's... she gets you that way! even afta
    31 yrs of staring! :) but anyway. this was a wonderful
    tribute... i read Love&Respect in each line.

    thanks for sharing.

    AlwaysPeace.
    SunShyne~
     
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    this is too tyte!

    thank you for this poignant tribute, spoken with the fire and heat blazing in each line! I heard this. I hear you. I'll be reading, to see mo betta!

    thank you

    a
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Lister

    As some of us say, "big ups to momz"... well, sistah I am still chantin & serenading my mother even though she has past on!

    :D
    Thanks for the read!


    N2
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    $$RICH$$

    I'm know I can count on you brotha.....thanks for the read!

    Always :heart:

    N2
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hey sistah friend... I'm glad you enjoyed this read ... probably just as much as I enjoyed writing & readin' it through several times myself.

    Oh, and thank you for flaggin' the line that you liked, it helps to get the feedback on which things grabbed a reader & for what reasons.

    Thanks sis'.

    N2
     
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    'preciating moms...

    i love it when we give credit where credit is due.

    THANK YOU.
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Rykah~

    You know, I couldn't agree with you more sistah!
    Glad you enjoyed this read and it provoked your response!


    Always :heart:

    N2
     
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