Black Poetry : Bishop's Sermon on Love

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  1. Bishop

    Bishop Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Love...a word we throw around
    sometimes confusing it with lust
    but lust is lust
    and love is not lust
    lust is not love
    Love is not bound in the flesh
    Love is spiritual
    deeper than one's soul
    Not a nightly freaking session
    but spiritual union between a man and a woman
    love is committing eternally
    one's mind, body and soul to another
    Love is sacrificing
    Love has to love in spite of circumstances
    Love is powerful
    Love is not a one night emotion
    Love is long lasting
    Love is not predicated on if someone
    is going to give it up
    Love is not selfish or have hidden agendas
    Love is foreseeing
    Love is compassionate
    Love is a gift from God
    Love gave came and died for us
    Love gave us new life
    Love gave us new hope
    and a new determination
    Love is not just words one say to impress
    Love is an action word
    that is carried out in deeds
    Love is not simply trying to reach the heart
    Love is kissing the soul
    Love seeks not to promote its own self
    Love seeks the promotion of others
    Many seek Love
    not knowing what Love looks like
    can't recognize Love
    forever lost without Love
    because Love can't be seen with the eye
    yet they think love will beat them
    kick them
    tear them down
    humiliate them
    castrate them
    and they return time and time again
    thinking that its all done in Love
    yet Love calls them
    trying to get their attention
    to show them what real Love is about
    Love must be given away
    can't keep it yourself
    but share it
    that someone
    can Love somebody else
    Love will have you singing

    "Love lifted me
    Love lifted me
    when nothing else could help
    Love lifted me"

    Love is endless
    Love is boundless
    Where is Love
    Love is all around
    Love created
    Love teaches
    and only Love can show you how to Love
     
  2. Legacy21

    Legacy21 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Beautiful

    :) Bishop this was truth spoken passionately and sincerely from the heart. This piece was simply beautiful. I am definitely feeling the love....
     
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    LibertyLady Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    bishop words so treu.....
    i love this piece.......

    ........and yes... isnt it a Beautifull thing ..LOVE..
     
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    **** Bishop! I just opened the page and this hit me and I read it and absorbed it and I was like, yep, yep...this is tite...sooo many people need to read this poem! Nice piece babe.
     
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    beautiful...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    man u hit a homerun wit dis love thang!
    (love teach u how to love )
    dat's reality truth spoken open
     
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    Kimdricka Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    "Love has to love in spite of circumstances.....
    Love seeks not to promote its own self
    Love seeks the promotion of others"

    Bishop, I felt this peace, especially these lines! Talk about love!!!! Brilliant flow! ;)

    ~Kim~
     
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    Reason Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Bishop!

    Preach on brutha!

    Reas
     
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    love is all consuming, everchanging, and alive... wonderfully stated... great piece
     
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    Go head and say the thang, Bishop.
    I was feelin' this fo sho'
    so true so true. We need to know
    the difference. And what to look out for.
    Love ain't deceptive, love ain't self-serving
    love don't manipulate, love don't lie.
    and love just don't hate. Gotta love this!
    Speak on brah!
     
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