Black Poetry : Call of the Moment

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  1. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Call of the Moment

    When strong is the call, however bleak the moment,
    a leader within rises as the one lone exponent
    to champion Life, both of limb and throne,
    while Doom looms in darkness to gnaw on fallen bones.

    No time for Fear or those common day distractions
    that do weigh us down. Only time for action !
    No time for pondering or asking why.
    The deed must be done and it's yours to do or die !

    What leaps from the shadows into the hearts of Man
    that's courageous to protect and defiant to defend ?
    It lunges out a pit dug from trembling Despair
    where the sins of fractured failures whisper doubts into your ear.

    It charges with a sword to cleave those Fears made real
    from your mind, now that's fearful, needing fearless nerves of steel
    to clench the fists and muscle, to make the backbone steady,
    to plant the feet and grit the teeth and make your leader ready.

    It leaps from your heights with Conviction held in hand
    to plunge into your waiting heart embattled to take a stand.
    Any cracks in human spirit will bathe in its Faith that seals
    and Courage won't leak from cowards on the open battlefields.

    Resist what resists in you, for it undermines your gain.
    Make it kneel vanquished at your thrones of fleeting Fame
    and you will reign empowered to make your Soul and Mind
    defeat all Dooms of darkness when the moment calls next time.

    Namyh
     
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    "resist what resists in you, for it undermines your gain." - that is the line that speaks to me, for this is the inner battle i fight many a time. Aplanbook for courage: good write, poet.
     
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    in da moment of call resist what resists in you .....this was tyte and mindful
     
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    i salute you soldier

    stand strong

    i feel the strength and the power of this piece

    give praise
     
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    Talk about a call to muster all the strength that is within you. Agreeing with those before me, that line, "resist what resists in you, for it undermines your gain"...whew, that should be on a billboard somewhere. Phenomenal write.
     
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    Awesome drop!!!
     
  7. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Mizjoice – Take heart sister! Resistance isn’t futile. It just waits to be named so you know who or what you’re fighting. And everytime you win a battle, make it kneel in submission to your power over it. Then, watch out world. Hope this helps when most needed. Thanks for your words Mizjoice. Namyh

    Rich - It’s the stuff Destinies are made of. Thanks Rich for stopping by. Namyh
     
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    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    DaStreetSo’ja) – I am honored that this piece inspires strength and power in you. I feel it also reflects those qualities already within but often hidden. Sometimes when that call comes, we are forced to reach down deep to pull out strengths we never knew existed thus, by conflict, exposing talents that we thought only belonged to someone else. What a kick. Thanks So’ja. Namyh
     
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    reminds me...

    ...of my time, as a youth, spent with my older brother and his friends. walking through the woods, after midnight, while they tell tall tales of ghosts and gobblings...and every sound heard because the cry of something haunting along the paths we walked...and, yes, i was scared.

    NICE.
     
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    A very powerful call to action. "Resist what resists in you!" is a remarkable statement all by itself.
     
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