Black Poetry : Beautiful Struggle

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  1. Rashad

    Rashad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Flows from soul smooth like silk
    In the late night hour
    having cookies and milk
    feelin the vibe
    of all the worlds ill
    I chill
    War ravaged countries
    Displacement of people
    Bad Economy
    Emptying of Morale
    I sit Reflecting
    upon the work of the day
    from the 9to5
    keeping the children
    alive and well…
    Strengthening family
    Understanding how deep love is
    Making sure moms know I love her
    I’m sure she Misses pops
    For the Heavens keep Him
    And all those who have gone on before
    Feeling close Yet so far away
    Connecting people from all places
    no faces just the essence of them
    I feel thru words prosed
    As full a Bloomed rose
    touch the soul
    and kiss the sky
    shedding tears
    riding emotions as
    the wave a New Year brings
    The pain
    the struggle
    the losses
    the gains
    the growth
    the joy
    of life’s journey
    I’ll take delight
    places where the
    light burns bright
    Searching
    for those wind chimes
    of life Guiding our paths
    continually Studying Ourselves
    With grace and dignity
    Reflect
    Correct
    Enjoy
    In the New…

    Have a Happy New Year
    Everyone!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    May yours be as bright and fulfilling , peace be still bruh !
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This piece made me think of concentrating on what's important. Great to read you again, and have a Happy New Year yourself brother. :)
     
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    Rashad...

    ...there will be much reflection done this weekend...as we move into another year. hoping for change. praying things won't be the same. looking inward...to see what we can do. appreciating those close to us...those whose lives we've touched...those who've touched us. day to day find us looking heavenward, from bended knees, praying for a better day than yesterday...yet, knowing that these are the last days...and, it's going to be that way.

    THANKS for sharing.
     
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    Rashad,

    You've covered the gambit of reflection.

    The good & bad...

    Most reflection comes at the end of life, how wonderful that
    you have written the most important gifts that life brings when
    we think of the how short a life span really is and how quickly it
    passes by. When we don't reflect we lose out on the most basic
    of the human experiences....

    love
    hope
    learning.....
    and most importantly living life to its fullest and making a difference in
    your life and the lives of others.

    great poem....Poet.


    epiphany:heart:
     
  6. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hello Rashad...

    It is in the important things mentioned where we find peace and happiness in the midst of chaos. Thank you for sharing this and allowing us to piggyback on your verses and reflect too. Excellent read!


    Happy New Year to you too!


    MaddSistahlyLove!
    Coco:heart:
     
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    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    happy new year to you to brethren

    this was real

     
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