Black Poetry : Broken complement

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  1. asimplepoet

    asimplepoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    We just kind of fell into each other space
    Tripping over each other's insecurites
    Stumbling across one another's imperfection
    Just so happy that someone wanted to be near

    However Broken people attract brokeness
    and unsatisfication begets more misery

    So when I was in need of an ego stroke
    You came along seeming to feel my void
    I jumped at the opportunity like a lost puppy
    Not knowing that you were just as broken

    But I quickly learned the real sum of 2 halves
    Is not always a geniunely whole entity

    No one mortal can complete another mortal
    or be totally reponsibible for another's happiness
    Each soul must evolve into their own completion
    And find their own authentic source of inner joy

    So just as we fell into this we ought to fall out of this
    And remain seperate until we are more completed works
    Although we will all forever be a constant work in progress,
    We ought to seek to be a complement instead of a completion
     
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    word up u hit a home run here !
     
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    tyte poem. if you yourself arent happy, you'll never be happy with someone else
     
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    i can relate nice drop poet
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa and Real Truth!

    Broken complement...No harm, no foul



    Yep, makes sense to me asimplepoet:

    No one mortal can complete another mortal
    or be totally reponsibible for another's happiness
    Each soul must evolve into their own completion
    And find their own authentic source of inner joy​


    There's got to be something there to work with.

     
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    dang. a lot of wisdom in this piece, and how many of us can hear ourselves between its lines? i know i heard it.

    but that is a matter of principle and preference, isn't it? some broken people complement each other seemingly in a perfect way, while most others are not perfect, but they make it work. kinda like how grampa and gramma argued like cats n dogs, but loved each other till death?

    reminds me of old soul's poem "soul trained". a wonderful "complement" to this one LOL

    loved the poem. much respect!
     
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    WOW :bowdown:
    This piece is so powerful smh
    And let the people say AMEN and AAAmen *SNAP* SNAP * SNAP* whew smh
    MUCH props sister poetess much :read:
     
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