Black Poetry : are you blessed?

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  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    if you love hard enuff
    if you speak softly enuff
    if your heart is humble enuff

    are you blessed?

    if you smile wide enuff
    if you laff loud enuff
    if your happiness shows enuff

    are you blessed?

    if your back is strong enuff
    to withstand the strain
    of hurt and stuff
    and all the things
    life throws at us

    are you blessed?

    if you're there for family and friends
    to offer support
    when good times are thin
    a positive word
    when spirits are low
    a haven of security
    when they have no place to go

    are you blessed?

    if,
    in your life,
    you meet just one
    who touch your soul
    even after they've gone
    and
    if that one
    brings a smile to you
    and you say you're blessed
    would that saying be true

    would it?

    if you love hard enuff
    if your smile is wide enuff
    if your back is strong enuff
    if you have family and friends enuff
    if your life is happy enuff
    to make you laff and smile enuff

    are you blessed?

    if you had but one of these things
    would you still be blessed?
     
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    baller,

    from whence cometh the wisdom of God speaketh forth from the heart of man. This piece is riveting with it's ancient old wisdom and proverbial ring...I am honored to read this one...
     
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    blessing be forth he

    its an honor of knowledge to know ya blessed
    thanks 4 dis here......BALLERRRRR!!!!
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    my bruthaz

    i'm glad you could 'preciate the flow of this. thanks for taking a moment to walk the yellow brick road.

    *manyaretheblessings*
     
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    you are blessed!

    The things of which you speak
    Is a way for you to teach
    And a soul and more you did reach
    So speak my brother speak
    Are you blessed?
    Yes you are!
    He is blessed who is a blessing!
    And you are!
    Keep the pen to the paper
    Rely on God always its safer
    When you scribe always be true
    And the truth will return to you
    Are you blessed!
    Far more than you and I know.
    Do we have enuff?
    Do we give enuff?
    Do we smile enuff?
    Do we laugh enuff?
    Do we love enuff?
    Do we serve enuff?

    If you know enuff, then you do this stuff!
    And not the stuff you do makes you blessed.
    You are blessed just because....That's the
    way God is!
    Much love homie! Inspirationally Divine!:heart: MZLB
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    not only am i blessed...

    now, i'm blushing as well. THANKS for the kind words, ma'am. loved the flow of you.:)
     
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    Baller ... i've not been reading/responding to peaces like i'd like
    but want you to know that just reading your titles brings a smile
    to my face ... and then ... when i peek inside ... it gets bigger

    :)

    miss'n you and luv'n this
     
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    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Baller,

    This is such a nice piece. I enjoyed reading it. Thanks so much. :)

    Madd Sistahly Love :heart:
    CCBSKYN
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    keeper of the castle...

    we know how busy you be...how precious time is for you...just keep the river flow'n...LIFE IS GOOD.

    Coco...soul mates are rare...thanks for crossing paths with me.

    THANKS for reading me...both of you.
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Cindy...

    realizing that we're blessed is an invitation to do those things that provide us MORE blessings. EV'RYDAY i wake is a blessing. everything else is gravy.:)

    here's to appreciating the blessings i'm given.

    muchlove&manyblessings.:)
     
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