Black Poetry : But Im only 17

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  1. SwtT

    SwtT Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I've seen so many things
    I've heard so many lies
    I'm just a suburban kid
    I work hard and I do try
    Try to keep outta trouble
    Cuz bad things happen
    Reputations get around
    People get to snappin
    I have a friend
    Lost her virginity at a young age
    Love was what she wanted
    All she got was his rage
    I have a another close girl
    Thats 6 months along
    And she's only 17
    I don't know how life can last so long
    Im not looking for a baby
    Im not looking for sex
    Im looking for a deeper feeling
    Something poeple would call complex
    But damnit Im 17
    I haVe an idea of what I want
    I want a someone who will RESPECT ME
    And never put on a front
    I have no time for games
    Cuz Ive been played too many times
    Fed too many promises
    They took my affections far too many times
    Naw I ain't a ****
    Ive only been with one guy
    But it's a **** shame
    When you wave, he just silently walks by
    I'm only 17
    And Ive see too much **** drama
    Tricks fighting over nothing
    Losing the trust of my mama
    God please have a better plan for me
    Im getting depressed from all Ive seen
    I feel as if I'm 50...
    Yet I'm only 17.
     
  2. serenti-poet

    serenti-poet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    dayum baby that waz so deep and beautiful I feel as if I know how you are feeling write now even tho I am no longer 17 keep yo head up sweetie peace and blessins keep flowin
     
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    Seventeen,
    You're a queen
    Drama queens
    Wished they'd been

    1poetsought ~
     
  4. SwtT

    SwtT Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Serenti-Tahnk u so much for the love. Im feeling your support on me

    1poet-thx for being so sweet
     
  5. SwtT

    SwtT Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    repost
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    well felt ......and respected deep reality check
     
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    Hey SwtT,

    Very deep and emotional piece. I feel you all the way on this one!!

    My love to you!!

    ~Sierra~:heart:
     
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    This was a very heartfelt piece. Took me back to highschool :) Keep your head up SwtT
     
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    SwtT Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you everyone for replyin...Its hard being me sumtimes....I've been thru a lot of unnessasary stuff that coulda been ignored...:(
     
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    Hey SwtT
    I feel the strenght
    and power in your flow
    you know your worth
    stay strong
    much love to you Sistah
    Peace