Black Poetry : as quietly as it's kept

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  1. TotalView

    TotalView Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    long ago there was another me
    the kind that comes with pink bows
    sugar and spice and missing teeth

    baby dolls sipping tea
    teddy bear when i sleep

    slip hanging below my skirt
    bobby socks rolled down

    elbows off the table
    ice cream on my forearm

    playing on the seesaw
    punching derrick in the eye

    hopscotch on the road
    chewing gum, blowing bubbles

    looking through kaleidoscope
    discovering i have a heart

    first dream about my king
    even then envisioned you






    sorry precious, i'll try to do *crickets* tomorrow. promise

     
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    And during that time
    that…other time
    …that other life

    We were lovers

    Like the ocean
    Caressing the sands of its shore

    We were good like that.

    In another time
    A deeper, richer time

    When people did what they would say
    And “I LOVE YOU” meant more than
    PHYSICAL INTIMACY

    I would have loved you…

    In that other time
    …that other place
    When word was bond
    And honor traced the steps our lives would take

    An older time

    When men stood in the presence of a lady
    And brought flowers to dinner
    Wine…on Sundays
    And chocolates on fun days

    You know

    The way your grandparents did it
    When they {courted}

    I would have loved you
    In that way

    When walks by the lake were all you had to do
    And a squeeze of the hand said;

    I LOVE YOU

    Yes…that time.
    You know
    Skinny dipping
    While tripping over modesty
    Trying hard to make sure
    Your eyes weren’t sipping too much of me

    {yet, hoping they did.}

    YEAH.

    YEAH.

    I would have loved you in the evening shadows
    When the flowers lost their full bloom

    I would have showered you with saucy love
    From head to toe
    Stirring the heat of you

    That’s what I would have done

    In AnOtHeR tImE.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Beautifully stated poet's
     
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    See? You're gonna get me in trouble with the Lord. Making me think, perhaps, cloning isn't such a bad idea. (smile)

    All I'm gonna say is... I LOVE CHOCOLATE!!!! (and every other word in this poem) Whewww!!!

    Precious! Where you at?! I've got some energy we need to determine how to get rid of. <giggling>

    Baller, you're a mess...and I love it!! THANKS! Forreal.

    (smile)
     
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    Thank you, My precious friend, $$RICH$$. So happy to see you. You will always be in my heart. (hugs)

    (smile)
     
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    **crickets**

    :thinking:
     
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    Yes. *crickets*




    (smile)
     
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    chocolates! good to know.:)

    there are times when we all look back on who we were...and wonder how we got to who we are. we sometimes romanticize our journey with self-aggrandizing dreams around which the world seems...almost insignificant.:)

    okay, okay...i can be self-centered at times. i've even been accused of being a little arrogant. sue me.:) my life is good.

    blessings on ya house.
     
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    Arrogant? Who...you? LOL. Naw, you're just a beautiful, confident black man who wears both like a fine suit. It was wonderful being your lover...you know... in that other time. I so loved you then. Thank you for the peace you brought to and shared withme. You are a treasure. I will look for you again...but not yet. Not, yet.

    (smile)
     
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