Black Poetry : Becoming a Writer

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  1. rhymebad

    rhymebad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Becoming a Writer

    A guy cool in high school interested in writing but on
    Shaky grounds because flaky clown try bring me down strong
    Was a dumb fighter trying to become a writer was my fixed dream
    At sixteen, itch for quotes only thought rich folks write books it seem
    Obviously not real work but the deal perked inside my head extreme
    A victim of ridicule and prank kids in school have blanks for self esteem
    My soul revealed the nitty gritty from the feel of the city struck like a hammer
    Had distinguish features like English teachers wanted to know the glamour
    Of grammar, like a farmer I loved pure corn and sure adorn other
    Writers, thought of myself as a deft writer a stealth fighter brother
    With words from a topsy turvy society with a sloppy curvy variety
    Of dreams, see true thugs galore some blue blood and poor a propriety
    Of the slums made me wanna write, when I told folks had to have bold quotes
    On paper, in order to be pure and divine had to mature like wine after
    A time, gave a way of thinking I stay linking to fiction books the master
    Friction shook my life as a student, walk fast gather my thoughts in mass
    Fought in class to get good grades, just to have a calm deft identity a task
    Like John F Kennedy as a candidate had a plan great to succeed and write
    My emotions became sicker and soft, the notion flicker off and on like a light
    The words was clear after my third year in high school the possibility took
    Hold and I could look bold into my carreer, path straight like pages in a book
    Later started to write and unite verses with crazy glue became gravy true
    For notebooks, started to thrill kabow! until now English was a boring crew
    Of words
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This looks like a continuation of "Short Keystyle", right? I think many writers can relate to this, our experiences when we first started to write, and then how we grew as writers. Enjoyed.
     
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    My emotions became sicker and soft, the notion flicker off and on like a light

    This is a great description of the maturation of every poets pen. I can relate to the lonely passion of this piece. Creativity can be a lonely journey, especially when you follow your heart.

    NittyGritt
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    u hit some powerful keys and notes to a pure writer
     
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