Black Poetry : Being Different

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  1. WindWalker

    WindWalker Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    BEING DIFFERENT

    There are those who share a love of heart,
    even if prevented from giving the helping hand
    for whatever reason imposed.

    There are those who have the desire of heart;
    like late wild flowers scattered
    in meadows of dried soils and browned grass
    you encounter them here and there,
    dancing gently, adding color to Autumn.

    In the hustle of Spring they go un-noticed
    but when the dull shades of Fall cover the meadow
    your gaze naturally turns to these brave hearts.

    They could have chosen to be like everybody else;
    Spring flowers gone in a week of sun or day of hail;
    or grass: would a tired passerby notice
    the brown stems lying on the ground all around?
    Would his eyes find rest there?

    How does one cause real change?
    not from conformity nor uniformity.
    It’s not easy to stand apart from the crowd,
    to blossom in Autumn
    but some do this, not out of pride,
    but out of a natural necessity!
     
  2. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WindWalker,

    this is niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice! I am honored to have read this piece by you. It's funny but too many want to conform instead of, as you so eloquently state, "...apart from the crowd...blossom in Autumn"

    blak
     
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    Wind.....

    Reading you is such a peaceful journey..
    beautiful poem...I love it.


    Epiphany :heart:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    windwalker

    love how u vibe nice flow
    see u at da party and pop ya vote !!:D
     
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    Rashad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    NICE TOUCH

    I Love words that touch the soul
    and remind me of something
    Something that is so wonderful and nice
    That it brings TRUE meaning to life

    Love what u speak.
    :)
     
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    your poetry is truly awesome
    every peace i've ever read
    has left my spirit so satisfied

    mmmmmm ... and here you go again

    wonderful work!

    WindWalker ... if you haven't already noticed, we're finna have a party :)

    Consider this your personal invitation to join in the festivities!

    hope to see you there ... Birthday Party Forum

    We need your vote - What time should the games begin?
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WindWalker

    Creatively written prose! Love your words/work here!

    N2
     
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