Black Poetry : CAUGHT UP IN LIFE'S TROUBLES

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  1. lilcherry76

    lilcherry76 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i'm so caught up in life,
    that sometimes i forget what i'm livin' for.
    to satisfy the master fa sho,
    but other than that i just don't know.
    and like Alicia Keys says,
    you don't know my name.
    cuz you so bizzy checkin' out my physical features,
    that u ain't willin' to go any deeper.
    than what you see,
    and that ain't right.
    cuz Kelly said,
    the sun will shine.
    but it won't be shinnin' on me no time soon,
    cuz my life is darkness--and obstacles are the moon.
    so you see life is all crazy,
    and i'm caught up into thinking that.
    nothing will change me,
    which may be good.
    but if it ain't,
    then i'm stuck up thinkin' that my sh** don't stank.
    and if that's the case,
    then i got on a false face.
    cuz i'm so into the time and place of where everybody at,
    that i ain't watchin' my own back.
    to see if i'm gonna make it to the next hour,
    if not the next day.
    but come what may,
    i still pray.
    cuz i live for the master,
    and i flip for him--like the pancake flip from the spatula.
    and i gots to keep livin',
    if i wanna keep breathin'.
    but now a days even the air,
    is kinda decivin'.
    or maybe it's just my mind playin' tricks on me,
    makin' me think what i see--is what i don't see.
    but all the while i'm really missin' my homies,
    cuz they got it good.
    they done growed up--moved on,
    and never forget the hood.
    and i'm lovin' them for it,
    cuz they give props where props is due.
    but i don't know how to act towards them,
    cuz they's them and i act like you.
    and life got me caught up in its web of lies,
    and like Maya Angelou--i'm tryin' to rise.
    but life is poundin' down on these broken wings,
    and i'm still fightin' to sing........................... :coffee:
     
  2. rasheed

    rasheed Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    lilcherry,
    i'm reading and relating to your poetic expressions...
    Keep thinking, watching, jabbing, bobbing and weaving,
    praying, communicating
    Be the one who endures to the end..........
    Life remains a struggle
    and we triumph
    by seeing its essence
    and not letting it deceive us
    offering us non-existent ease that seems too good to be true
    If it seems too good to be true, it is..........

    keep up the righteous fight.....
    excuse the wordiness....enjoyed your write

    Peace and Blessings
     
  3. lilcherry76

    lilcherry76 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    THANKS 4 REAL

    'preciate it rasheed, and i don't mind you writin' so long, bcuz i needed to hear it. much love to you and all who surround you.........one love...... :grouphug:
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Caught up, but not trapped. You're deep in the struggle, but still fighting, I'll like that, keep your flows coming.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    bottled in but a true worrior that can't be trap in place'd
    flow on feeling ya
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was so beautiful...it got my attention. continue to climb that uphill struggle. much peace to you.
     
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