Black Poetry : Breath out, Breath in

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  1. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Breath out, Breath in

    Love leaped from rocks on high sea cliffs,
    romping in the winds that pierce the mists,
    stretching out wings ‘cross sun plush lands
    to ride on the breaths inhaled by man

    and search in souls for hearts of stone
    to infuse joy into flesh and bone
    and hear their sighs make songs sing
    with breath pushed out by Love’s spread wings.

    What blast of sound can summon Love.
    What beckon of voice will do.
    What ring of the phone can hearken it
    to the heartache that reigns in you.

    Such crossroad of wonder in the lives of men
    has starts, beginnings, hopes and ends.
    It’s a tasty, succulent slice of life
    that all of us covet and lucky ones bite.

    We hunger for its pulse and starve ‘til it comes,
    feeding on its impact with a glorious hum,
    crying when it’s over dripping tears so frail,
    thinking we’ll never breathe, love again, or inhale.

    But Love still leaps from high sea cliffs,
    with a romp in the wind and a pierce of the mists,
    yet hears that heartache’s voice so thin
    that it spreads its wings on the next breath in.

    Namyh
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    O' my this was so on point and awesomely done ....wow !!!! HH
     
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    Oh, Mr. H.H! :toast:

    The whole of this was exquisite!

    But, these 2 stanzas really took my breath away!>>>


    :terrific:
     
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    eloquently done, Namyh.

    as a friend of mine would say, YOU DO YOU SO WELL.

    the river floweth ~
     
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    Peace Harry....
    Oh my this write is so lovely.

    "We hunger for its pulse and starve ‘til it comes,
    feeding on its impact with a glorious hum,
    crying when it’s over dripping tears so frail,
    thinking we’ll never breathe, love again, or inhale."


    I felt this stanza in my veins as it speaks to
    me so well. Its always great stuff when I see
    your name.

    Much Luv & Peace,

    4EVER:heart:
     
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    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Rich – Hello Rich! So very glad you stopped in and found this enjoyable and that it hit the spot. Thanks for the “wow”. HH
     
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    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    cherryblossom – Your finding the whole of this write exquisite is this poet’s honor to be remembered. And to have your wind taken away by its words is a poignant revelation of biblical breathing which makes me feel the early morning spring blossoming. And that’s with a cherry on top. Thanks CB for enjoying. HH
     
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    baller – Thanks baller. I am legally, morally and socially forbidden to be anyone else but myself. Otherwise, my therapist would have to charge double for split personalities. And being me is a full time job. Believe me ! Besides, I’ve got more experience being me than anyone else to produce this write which you found eloquently done and with your encouragement will help me keep afloat while the river is flowing. This way, I won’t have to ask my therapist for a life raft. And by the way, thank your friend for those words as I thank you for yours. HH
     
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    4EverLuv – That stanza was specifically designed for vein invasion of the ones to whom it speaks so well. So glad it found you and that you found it so lovely because your words have given me a transfusion, and I’m startin’ to feel a lot better. Thanks 4EverLuv. HH
     
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    I just really enjoyed reading this very well posed
     
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