Black Poetry : Bulemia

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  1. Chastity

    Chastity Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Bulemia

    My eyes leak,
    And I find it hard to speak,
    To speak about my problem,
    My situation,
    To reveal my desperation.
    No one would understand.
    No one can relate to me.
    Even though I’m not the only one,
    With this dilemma,
    I choose to handle it differently.
    Each day I wake up with the hope,
    That I’ll gain the strength to cope,
    And that somehow the day would be new.
    I find little comfort in others testimonies,
    I’m happy it’s like that for you,
    But it seems to be the opposite for me.
    I try to feed my physical…
    Even though my mental is weak,
    I eat and eat until I think I’ve reached my peak.
    Then I stagger aimlessly into my ‘salle de bain’ (bathroom)
    And release everything that I’ve encountered,
    Hopefully along with my self pity, and my inner pain.
    Deed is done, this battle I still haven’t won.
    On my face a splash a dash of cold water,
    Washing away the evidence,
    Of undigested joy and self confidence.
    I need to be lifted,
    On a prayer and a wing,
    To raise me from the level,
    Of hugging the porcelain ring…
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    felt the vibe deep
    silent prayer and uplifting coming behold !
     
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    awwwww Sister Chastity ... this is one of those times when i've read a poem and hoped that it was a "story about someone else" ... someone other than the Family Member that posted it. Bless your sweet darling heart.

    Of course i still don't know ... but my comments on this very beautiful peace of poetry aren't restricted by knowing or not knowing.

    It took much courage for you to write this peace ... whether about you or a friend ... because i've found that when things have us bound, trapped, and shackled ... part of remaining that way is keeping it a secret from everyone ... or honoring the secrets of others.

    So i hope that this peace is freeing for you ... or freeing for your friend ... because you couldn't have touched this topic like you did ... unless they shared with you.

    Share ... Share ... Share

    Tell The Story!

    God Bless.

    Much Love and Peace.

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm with Destee - I admire this piece and the courage it took to post it. Much love, baby girl.
     
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    You took us into the desperation of the bulimic's world, with such flair. Like those who already responded, I hope this tale isn't true for you. If by chance it is, recognition of the problem is the first step to many long strides beyond this eating disorder. Props for this sister.
     
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    Chastity Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Well thank you to all who responded. But I must let you know that this took place in my mental. But the manefestation of it into the physical has not happened as yet. I don't think it will.....I pray it doesn't.But it is indeed a serious issue and I believe that the mental is indeed where the addiction takes place..so this is the stage that every bulimic goes through....But much inner peace and love to everyone. Cuz that is where it starts.
     
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    Chastity

    Sister Chastity,

    Your mental serves us welll. :tennis:
     
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    Wonderful piece queen...wonderful and deep. I agree with you 100% when you say that in the mental is where the addiction takes place. Stay strong, keep writing, and I'll keep reading.

    peace
    your brother blak
     
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    After the mental is addicted, the body follows, but I ain't worried with U, your mental is strong.

    Terribly nice piece.

    Nice.
     
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    i agree with positivemind set.....



    It took curiage...to share this...


    and just know that youre name is known with youre father
    youre heart is under his wing...
    and that beautifull hand is

    and you are in my toughts..

    and prayers..
    (just like the other poets here,cause we all struggling sis.believe me..everyone in his own way)

    but we will overcome...




    we do this together...
    we fam..






    Lovelibertylady:heart: