Black Poetry : Be Part Of The Flow

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  1. WindWalker

    WindWalker Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    BE PART OF THE FLOW


    I sat on a bench in the sun,
    a wise wanderer came to me and said:
    "I take life as it comes, catch the flow.
    Did you notice life’s like being in a big river:
    you don't swim upstream or you’ll drown, friend,
    take a lesson from a piece of driftwood.
    no struggle, just going along for the ride
    and yet,
    an artist on the shore,
    paints the scene and there it is:
    in a gallery for all to see, yet still floating,
    caught in the magic of light and shadow
    by the magician in paints.”

    “Just by being who I AM in this sunshine
    I can heal the world,
    I can change
    the kaleidoscope of life around this town,
    can you see?
    Even if I know no one here,
    I know all things inside my mind
    and this knowing brings me to the edge of time.”

    He slowly drank the coffee I bought him
    and with a smile, he disappeared.
     
  2. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this is soooo.....

    (the word escapes).....!!

    You took me there, to that bench...I saw this person, heard the words....and it reminded me of a stranger who sat down at my table at a sidewalk cafe, prophesied, got up and left...once upon a time.

    This is "peace", Poet. Thank you

    a
     
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    okay i see da prophets have come in to drop some wisdom. imma just sit back and watch the flow...
     
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    yessssss!!

    speaketh in warm whispers of truth
    words of wisdom ..................yes !:)
     
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    yes, LIFE IS GOOD.

    i love the picture of that...as i drift along the river's edge.

    let the river flow...:)
     
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    Windwalker

    He was a wise man indeed
    So many times we try to swim upstream
    by not being who were called to be
    and trying to escape Gods plannings
    What God made was good

    VirtuousDove
     
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    Nice...very nice..
    Thanks for sharing this.

    BE
     
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    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    And the Flow be UNITY!

    and i watched
    as the water
    flowed
    and in its current
    many things touched!
     
  9. Kitana

    Kitana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    you speak

    of life as if you are someone who has travelled through time....

    an old soul, learning and passing on the lessons in life....

    this peace was pure beauty...food for the soul..

    thank you for sharing...

    K
     
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    WindWalker

    Wisdom words indeed!

    It's usually someone we'd never expect to plant seeds of wisdom.

    Feelin this in the spirit.
     
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