Black Poetry : Catharsis

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  1. Natasha

    Natasha Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I wrote your name
    On a piece of paper
    First
    Middle
    And last
    Your number
    Your date of birth
    Your likes
    And your dislikes
    Your hopes and dreams for the future
    The things you liked to do
    In and out
    Of bed
    Your favorite color
    Your favorite food
    The story
    Of how you got that scar on the back of your head
    The dimple in your left cheek
    The mole behind your right ear
    I wrote it all down
    Nice and neat
    I folded it in three
    I placed it in a fresh white envelope
    Sealed it nice and tight
    I placed that envelope
    In the pretty silver tray you bought me for
    My 21st birthday night
    Found the matches from that resteraunt
    You took me too the other night
    That night you told me you didn’t love me
    That there was someone else
    The night you told me that I
    Just wasn’t enough
    I burned that envelope
    That I sealed nice and tight
    And placed on that pretty silver tray
    Watched it burned down to the last
    Flickering
    Flutter
    And then a tear drop
    Distinguished the last dying flame
     
  2. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sista Gurl

    Natasha -- I'm feeling this poem ~
    matter of fact ~ I'm feeling this same way
    about someone in my life...

    "Disappointment" ignites the
    very fire that burns
    the envelope of memories...
    My respect for
    him was destroyed
    and turned into ashes
    that blew
    swiftly away


    What is happening to our MEN?
    Have they regressed in age and
    in mentality ~ only to return
    to boys?

    Stay strong sista ~

    Oneluv.
     
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    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    tasha

    this here touched my soul girl, you all that
     
  4. Natasha

    Natasha Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Gurl I know you feel me
    sometimes you need to cleanse
    closure
     
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    Natasha Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm glad my soul touched yours
    cause thats were this came from
    Thanks for the read
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes Ma'am...

    Closure is good, especially when those relationships were never healthy for you in the first place~

    I do feel ya' sis!!

    One.
     
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    yes

    there is an amazing amount of release/relief when we write it all down ~ every thought, every desire, every tidbit, every intimate detail...

    and either burn it , post it, or both.

    Felt this one deep in my heart. Been here.

    a
     
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