Black Poetry : burden no more

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by HSF Moe, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. HSF Moe

    HSF Moe Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    hi everyone, this is my first post. i am not new to poetry, but i'm new outside of my local community. I didn't even realize there were websites like this for poets!

    haven't gotten a chance to feel out the board, so if i put anything up out of place, please let me know. here's something sorta lightweight.

    well... here goes!

    Mother's Burden


    BLIND TRUST
    of babies
    they mommas and they daddies
    being abused and bruised
    beaten
    black and blue
    broken-hearted
    confused
    love couldn't loosen
    this lullaby noose
    dared not tell--could not tell
    of the abuse
    undeveloped lips and tongue
    unable yet to speak
    to tell a tall tale of the pain
    of being hungry
    unloved
    and weak
    living the life of hell
    living a nightmare dream
    neither heard nor seen—
    my heart cries.
    tiny, lifeless body laying in the aftermath
    of a father's drunken wrath
    venting frustrations about fatefully unfailing financial burdens
    hardened his heart heavily, her
    heart hit the floor
    as she learned how
    her nine-month bearing bore
    her six-month burden became
    a burden no more.
     
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    Hi and welcome HSF Moe to Destee.com poetic playground where there is love
    peace and honor as well respect happy to have you joint the family here poeticly.

    That was an awesome piece love the flow , do feel yourself around and look to
    read more of you soon stay bless.
     
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    Clyde C Coger Jr going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    HSF Moe,

    A great write and beautifully expressed. Here is another link to grasp where we want to take poetry...To the Streets:

    http://destee.com/forums/showpost.php?p=625477&postcount=176


     
  4. Ikoro

    Ikoro Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Welcome, and thank you for sharing this...

    One,

    - Ikoro
     
  5. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hello and Welcome HSF Moe...

    A very strong heartfelt piece you dropped!

    Again welcome... and I look forward to reading more.


    feelin'itsouldeep!
    Coco:dance:
     
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