Black Poetry : Black Cherries

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by N2urSoul, Aug 26, 2001.

  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Love with no exceptions
    becomes the
    bitter sweet berries
    hinged on sprawling vines
    ... drooping
    from miscommunication--
    inadequately
    producing enough
    food to feed a new day
    casting out
    only the bark of yesterday
    from a diseased tree
    ...lingering like damaged
    goods that become
    bruised over time
    left
    wading
    in rain waters
    which were supposed
    to keep the crows
    from stealing
    samples
    of seeds
    and from
    eating
    from the edible
    side of where it only
    tastes sweet

    ...but they steal
    them ... anyway

    and it never rained ~

    sweet got bitter ...

    spoiled cherries that
    at one time grew
    in pairs
    now have become
    separated...
    estranged by
    their own color
    distinctions and from
    discriminating against the
    way its juice tastes
    from the others' choice

    Black Cherries rolling in confusion
    from the same drought
    that kept them
    from ripening--
    being sold for less
    than cash crops ...they
    weren't ready to be canned
    or (dist)ributed

    A berry bush blaming a
    spruce tree from
    standing too close
    and for
    blocking their
    view from the
    eye of the sun
    that edges around
    the air with blankets
    of uninterested indulgence
    molding their glistening
    bodies in two's

    Love with no exceptions
    turns black cherry leaves
    into ruthless thorns
    that pierce through
    the delicate skin
    of mutual understanding
    and turns its vines into stems
    of hard hatred where they
    can not continue to grow

    If love can not be nurtured
    it may take a while before
    it is discovered
    and dust soon settles
    over a black cherry's
    dull ness this season

    Black cherries engender
    both pain and pleasure
    no different than you
    or I do
    and just as anyones desire
    is to be loved
    same said for bitter-sweet
    black cherries
    it makes them hang on
    to their roots

    securely

    -- but only until they can't hold
    on any longer


    A lover too,
    can lose their
    grip while holding onto
    brittle branches of another
    and s/he risks a loss
    of unrealized harmony
    from
    someone who can
    plant fertile seeds

    ...little black ones

    seeds that sink deep
    beneath the soil
    and sprout up with
    shining reciprocity accented
    on all sides

    love with no exceptions
    and black cherries
    often
    fall dead
    deep into the earth
    and bear
    no fruit

    ...how true, love too, can die

    ...black cherr (i) es
    need the
    s(U)n (un) co n di ti on al --(ly)





    (c) 2001 SOULOFASISTA
     
  2. Kitana

    Kitana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    what a comparison

    the way you have woven these two things together just seems so right...
    the basic ingredients of survival for love, for life, for happiness..
    you definitely have a way with words...
    this is great...

    K
     
  3. poeticdelight

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    watching the poetry lounge

    step to this


    *pure cherry bliss* :)

    pd
     
  4. Hunter

    Hunter Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    N2...

    everything you do bears fruit...and I have grown accustomed to your unique flavour. Always there is so much soul in the food you bring to this table...without you there would be no feast.

    Do what you know how to do gurl and don't ever stop bringing it this way!!

    *treats*

    :cool:
     
  5. alyce

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    N2

    Your flow is awesome, sis! The textures and hues you bring to my mental always satisfies a thirst and hunger I might not be aware of until "afterward"....

    when I'm full!

    thank you again, sis!

    a
     
  6. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Rykah

    So true ..... I believe it's how the 'indiividual' interprets their own relationship & love.....

    Thanks for reading sista.


    Oneluv.
     
  7. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    pd

    Hey sis... I'm glad you enjoyed the cherries!

    :D
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hunter

    I'm glad to know that you enjoyed this piece of fruit! Thank you for your continued support...

    Madd :heart:
     
  9. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sustah A

    Sustah gurl, all I can say is get your 'eat on' and fill up! :lol:

    Thank you for reading
    continuously!!



    One :heart:
     
  10. MzBlkAngel

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    tight like the
    way you brought this...
    enjoyed it much
     
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