Quiet Poetry Lounge : Both Sides

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by skalion, Apr 14, 2004.

  1. skalion

    skalion Active Member MEMBER

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    Who am I?
    This complex individual who’ve
    Seen the aftermath of both sides
    Knowing how it is to have loved
    And be loved
    Knowing how it is to have broken
    Hearts and be broken
    Knowing how it feels to give of self
    Unconditionally
    To have it all disrespected

    Who am I?
    Like a flame kept by the
    Fire of its humanity
    This enigma who expresses
    Its spirit so freely
    The bridges I’ve burned
    The mistakes I’ve made
    The forgiveness for which I’ve prayed
    All on this journey of self-discovery

    Who am I?
    Isolated deeply from this world
    To which I belong,
    Flawed but ever striving to
    Intensify my inner glow.
    I am your Brother,
    Didn’t you know?
    I am your keeper,
    I am your blood.

    © 1997 A. Hansen
     
  2. PurpleMoons

    PurpleMoons Administrator STAFF

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    Ahhhhh! Refreshing!
    (waving) Hello brother!
    Hello blood!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    indeed i've been on both sides
    i've seen the ripple and da ripe
    this was awesome tyte .........
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    To have been thru both sides gives us wisdom, nice piece.
     
  5. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    tyte drop
    indeed feeling what ya saying
     
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    THEONE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    NICE Im diggen this
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes indeed...the door swings both ways...
    I gave...I took
    I loved...I lost
    I laughed...I cried
    I have lived...I have died
    yes...been there ...done that.

    very nice piece...keep flowing
     
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