Black Poetry : art

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by gempis, Apr 3, 2004.

  1. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    rebounds are beautiful
    it's that perfect bodily air twist
    angular lean and
    aggressive arm reach that
    brings them down
    midair frozen moment beauty
    like a bird flying
    they make dribbling look so easy
    but that's what great artists do
    and when they perform a spin move
    or a between-the-legs bounce
    it is the prettiest type of dance
    the shot
    oh, now there's an entire art form
    the jumper from behind the arc
    the fade away
    the side shot
    the impossible ups from underneath the basket
    the ones that drop your mouth and leave
    you clenching your head to keep it on
    more beautiful than paintings
    more poignant than photos
    the art of the down time moments
    player expressions that bare the soul
    teammate cameraderie
    it's all part of the play
    the fascinating human movie
    take me to a basketball game
    to see the girls play
    to feel that passion
    in the world's greatest ballet
     
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    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    my name is gempis and I'm a hoopaholic

    You know, when you count AAU ball, there are no months of the year anymore where there is absolutely no basketball. :D
     
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    I'm far from the world's greatest fan, but I have known quite a few. You really captured the grace of the game, and there is grace in it. The game wouldn't be as awesome to play or to watch without it, liked the way you expressed this.
     
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    basketball one of my favorite sports..not to play but to watch..
    and you so nicely expressed reasons why i love it..
    mens...and womens...as a matter of fact it is the womans game that really expresses the way the game was played...
    very nice....
    thanks
     
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    I like how
    you potrayed that.
    And I love basketball too.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    u took me home wit ya for the game tonight
    love this here i am a basketball nut !!!
    luv da gameeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!
     
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    my favorite sport
    feelin ya flow sis
    nice drop
     
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    watz, thanks my sis for feelin me. You always say the nicest things. I appreciate that very much.

    deepy, I'm the same way, likin all ball, but generally preferring the women's game cause it's more of a team sport and not so much hot doggin. Thanks for readin me, girl.

    thatgirl, I really appreciate you feelin me, sis. Thanks.

    $$RICH$$, I knew you might appreciate this one. :D Cause you an addict like me. Luv ya, brother.

    mzblk, thank you my sister. You always drop me love and support and that means a lot.
     
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    this is very deep sis
    how you express in the form
    of the art the feeling you get
    from the games
    wonderful display
    it is my favorite pass time 2 :)
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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    tonight..i saw the womens semi finals..
    wanted LSU to win ( i think i am racist at heart..so wanted the coach to get the win)
    and your poem just kept floating in an out..in and out..
    and then i watched conn not let minnesota get to close
    and there it came again
    nice piece.
    good games..
    all a piece of art