Quiet Poetry Lounge : Black Glass

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  1. sweet apple*pie

    sweet apple*pie Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Black Glass

    I study my souljas face thoughtfully,
    The crease of his brow, his sternest I see,
    As he prepares to tell me, about his daily
    struggles with this world, he speaks carefully:

    He lets out a low moan, and sighs deeply
    His look is intense, and his heart breaks before me,
    His mind is in turmoil, and his spirit is empty,
    His presence is here, but his mind is not with me,

    The black mans struggle is in full force you see,
    He is tired of seeing all this white supremacy,
    The hurt and anger is his eyes, is enough to kill me,
    As I watch his silent cries, I observe him and listen quietly.

    It breaks me, to see him broken, so I pray earnestly,
    "God take away his pain, please help us JC!!"
    "Im the black woman, behind this black man, and I'm begging you please!"
    Please take away the "Black Man's Struggle" disease!!

    For when it catches our men, it holds on tightly,
    Even with an education, its color they see,
    Its unfair to him, and its unfair to me!!
    Its unfair to you and your whole family!!

    We are tired of fighting for equal opportunities!,
    Tired of our children only learning about white histories!!,
    Tired of never being first, and always being minorities!,
    Tired of their wealth, and never having their glories!!

    We're tired of them hating us, and of their mockeries
    We're tired of their judgment, and their evil decrees
    We're tired of this black glass, we're unable to breath!
    Its unfair to you and its unfair to me.

    I study my souljas face thoughtfully,
    The crease of his brow, his sternest I see,
    As he prepares to tell me, about his daily
    struggles with this world, he speaks carefully.....
     
  2. daroc

    daroc Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    mmmmm.... wow let me be the first to tell u...
    i love the how u brought that first stanza back around...solidifying the strife and struggle...
    im feeling the whole vibe... made me want t to get my pen and write...
    and thats always a plus...
    continue doing ur thing!!!!
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The pain, strain, yet the strength to endure could be felt through your words. Great piece.
     
  4. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Our men are right where they want them to be
    their intentions is never to see us FREE!

    They marvel in our pain and strife,
    can't face the fact of us having a life.

    The strength in us, ...won't let us go down,
    when alls said and done...we'll still be around!

    Awesome piece poet.​
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    well written and pose'd wow !!!!
     
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