Black Poetry : Awakenings

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Hunter, Aug 17, 2001.

  1. Hunter

    Hunter Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i awoke
    to find him

    STANDING

    naked

    before the
    open window

    STARING

    at the crooked
    birch tree

    CULTIVATING

    singularity

    amidst
    a forest full
    of oak

    from the bedside
    I layed in unison

    SKETCHING

    his troubled posture
    with my mind

    TRACING

    the worried lines
    of his vertebrae

    CAPTURING

    the shadows
    of doubt

    with the corners
    of my eyes

    pictures

    of a man

    REFLECTING

    on the road
    chosen

    to mid-life

    AWAKENINGS

    and
    the testimony

    of bark

    DESIGNING

    the nature
    of human growth

    CONTEMPLATING

    the hidden beauty

    of a single
    crooked birch tree

    CELEBRATING

    individuality

    in a forest

    full of oak


    *Rain-Man*




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  2. alyce

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    Hunter, my sister

    This is a work of art...and beyond!
    You once said (well), that every man brings a poem....

    In your work, you breathe life into the animate and inanimate objects...a remarkable, admirable skill...you make us look at our close connection to nature...how we move in the 'natural'...
    au naturel...

    Your verses are clean, and there's nothing but truth to be found.

    "Let everything that hath breath"...bring the poetry.

    thank you for this...thank you for being.

    a
     
  3. dnommo

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    quiet in still...

    your words captivate my thoughts and paint the pictures of cool breezes in the garden. i smile as this is my last vision here...and i am glad it is a pleasent one.

    For you and Alyce...continue to scribe as beautifully as you do and when the tide rolls on from the sea, know i shall be there awaiting the sun...

    ****rainbows on mountains****
     
  4. wildflower7

    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    everything you birth is
    a remarkable profound
    work of art...
    thank you.
    -7:spinstar:
     
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    bowing, humbly...

    to your gifted words of life.

    THANK YOU.
     
  6. shaneak

    shaneak Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ummmm.....

    so lovely are your words...so pure and real... i enjoyed this poem to the fullest...thanks for sharing this with us....
     
  7. GQ

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    Hunter,

    This piece is peace ma!!! You possess talent that can't even be measured!!!

    Infinite style and delivery points!!!!

    :heart:
    GQ
     
  8. Kitana

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    beautiful

    this speaks to the soul...
    moving, soothing, peaceful...

    K
     
  9. Hunter

    Hunter Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Humble thanks for all of your praises fellow poets

    At times I am overwhelmed by your words. Thank you for allowing my hb pencil to touch your souls...for sharing a moment with me as I scribe my insides on lined paper...then type poetic messages to you........

    *lead*

    :toast: