Black Poetry : backwards

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by gempis, Dec 21, 2003.

  1. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    seems like I got it all backwards
    most people get money and love easily
    while spiritual connection, self-knowledge
    inner peace and self-love
    remain elusive
    me
    I know who I am and I love me
    I am in tune with the forces that be
    yet money and true love
    are still just two dreams
    that pyramid of self-actualization -
    somehow I took care of the
    top levels without mastering
    the base
    I laugh at the irony
    so typically Pisces
    then again I look around
    and I see that some are not
    really in love but just
    settling for what they can get
    and this old soul
    can't do that
    money, well, I don't need a lot
    don't need fancy cars, furniture
    mansions or jewelry
    but I would love a vacation sometimes
    some extra to have fun with
    and give away
    some health insurance, you know
    enough to feel like I'm important
    I'm lonely but not sad
    poor, but not doing too bad
    people say, you've got the most important things
    and it's true, but
    I feel like I can go to the restaurant
    but not eat the meal
    see love in the display case
    but not know how it feels
    this half-full box of happiness
    needs to be completely filled
    I will keep striving
    there's nothing else to do
    and someday when I'm old I can say
    see how much I grew
     
  2. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this was very well posed
    felt the emotions as i read it...
    yeah i was hook...
    i loved this my sister
     
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    yes my sister this was indeed a heart felt flow...the simple things in life is all we want...and i do see your view...those simples things are still hard to achieve ..feeling you sis..
    nice drop
    Peace
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    u really expressed dis well and into da
    backward motion yet it will move forward
    tyte scribe
     
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    keep search'n darlin...
    good things come to those who wait...
    just keep elevate'n ya mainframe
    and maintain...tight joint
    one love
    khasm
     
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    Expression such as this is to be marvelled!
     
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    Natural to wonder about your piece of the pie...liked the way you put this together.
     
  8. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    mzblk, thanks for always being there and for your love. Right back atcha, sistah. :heart:

    Blue, your words are so soothing and loving - I can only imagine what you're like in person. Peace to you, sistah. :)

    Dearest $$RICH$$, thanks for your faith in me, and the love you always give. I hope you feel mine in return. :wave:

    Khasm, awww, thanks for your words, brothah. What a sweetie you are. :heart:

    1poet, your continued support means so much to me. Thank you, my friend. :)

    watzinaname, I appreciate your compliment, thank you so much, girl. :wave:
     
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    I feel this extremely...

    Yet you've got it backwards.

    How can U possibly love another if U don't first love yourself?

    You're doing exactly what the Almighty planned, soon he will send U that one.

    Keep being U & U will have all that U need.
     
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    A Wonderful Loving Serene Evolving PEACE

    I Lubbz dis Poem

    Write On!
     
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