Black Poetry : Back From New Orleans

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by MRS. LADY, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. MRS. LADY

    MRS. LADY Banned MEMBER

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    On a plight around the US of A
    so many things are different for me today

    Katrina will never forget New Orleans
    For she came and she demeaned

    Will we ever know what love really means?

    One against other
    We take from our brother
    All lust from a lover
    the terror from a dome of plunder

    The art of theives
    Who feel no remorse
    only hidden intents of greed

    rebuild it for the black folk

    Hell, is that what you beleive?

    For love is a stolen smile
    From another .... who thought they had no more

    For love is a given meal
    For someone hungry... asking what am I living for

    For love is having everything stripped away
    And still a heart to give ......

    The lesson learned from this life....
    Is that love is from within....

    It's not a worldly treasure
    nor a superficial thing

    It's not a million dollars
    nor a four k diamond ring

    It is a path
    you choose to follow

    the paths of queens and kings
    Who thru it all.... joy and pain

    can still lift their voice and sing.
     
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    Love is nothing material, it's something that can be given even when pockets are empty and we're down on our luck. I really liked the direction you took this poem, poetess.
     
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    Hey Miss Lady! I was wondering where you were! Glad to have you back flowing tight as usual! I am so glad that of all the things that cost us daily to live and survive...one of the most important things...LOVE...is FREE!!!!

    Keep givin' it to us like only you can!
     
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    Welcome back!
     
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    Welcome back, Miss Lady :wave:
     
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    hey love the flo, flo on Sis...........
     
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    Love is...a many splendid things.
    Welcome back home sis...for love resides here.
     
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    Hi Miss Lady
    The trip to New Orleans
    open your heart to the reality
    that all our people wanted
    was indeed for someone to love and care
    about the horrific event that stripped away
    their things,and damage their spirit. Yet still
    they stand strong through it all. You hit on some
    thought provoking points. It only take a moment
    to see and feel the realness of it all
    Great flow sis

    Peace~N~Love

     
  10. PLATINUMILLITY1

    PLATINUMILLITY1 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Lift Every Voice and Sing Sister
    Wonderful Poem
    I am on my way to the nex :D
    You got it goin on
    Peace Blessings and Much Love
     
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