Black Poetry : As I Meter

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  1. HODEE

    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    As I meter
    What is measured?
    What I tell you

    As we share

    What I don’t tell
    You is not dishonest
    But it brings more questions to believe.

    It has strained fragile
    The relations
    That we have
    That means all things

    I haven’t been untrustworthy
    Now the trust in me is stressed

    It’s in question as we continue
    The relations that we share

    I rectified the situation
    The best that I know how

    Please bear with me
    As tell I you
    All you ask me
    You need to know

    I metered the value
    Of what I told you
    I did it
    Because I care
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    caring within it self is a full meter ....great write poet
     
  3. cherryblossom

    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    Hmmm. Thought-provoking piece, Hodee. :?:


    'Is Silence truly Golden?'

    or

    "You can't miss what you can't measure?"

    or

    'Is honesty the best policy?"
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Agreeing with cherryblossom, this was a thought provoking piece. What I took from it, was sometimes what we say, the magnitude of it may seem simple, when in actuality, what it took to say it....immeasurable. I appreciate this write poet.
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    from a totally humane perspective...

    ...we do what we have to do...to survive. when Peter thrice denied knowing Jesus, it wasn't because he didn't love Jesus...but he did what he had to do to survive. we're human...with human frailties. in relationships, we ease our mates into things we feel are too much for them to handle. sometimes that involves how much knowledge of us we think they can handle...and maintain the relationship. coz, we believe that, if given enough time, we can show them the value of our worth...without losing them first.

    "I metered the value
    Of what I told you
    I did it
    Because I care"


    there are varying complexities to that statement we all must assess before we can AUTOMATICALLY incriminate it as. "WELL, HE WASN'T TOTALLY TRUTHFUL."


    Masterful piece, HODEE.

    the river floweth.
     
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    Lataisha Nicole Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I've bee told that if I do something wrong and tell the person that it would affect the most, that I would be being selfish to inflict that pain on someone else. FLIP,! If I did something wrong and don't tell the person that it would hurt the most, am I being selfish, of just dishonest?
    Yeah I know I'm begging the question, because I am so doggone confused right now. :qqb010: lol Hodee I love this write, and all of the sensuality I feel when I read your posts, lets me know that you are a gentle lion.
    Respect for caring about someone else, more than you care for yourself.
    Be Blessed!
     
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