Black Poetry : check up

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by gempis, Sep 26, 2003.

  1. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    check check
    check check
    check check
    check up
    when your back is against the wall,
    do you shrink away or steel yourself?
    when beds of hot coal lie before you,
    do you run the other way or walk forward?
    when you are looking into a great abyss,
    do you fall to your knees or try to leap?
    when you can't see for the darkness,
    do you throw up your hands or start fire?
    when you meet with coldness,
    do you respond in kind or present some love?
    when fear grips your heart,
    do you freeze or keep on moving?
    when you are drowning and can't breathe,
    do you give up or try to swim?
    faith my heart
    hope my blood
    strength my fiber
    courage my bone
    belief my spirit
    Zen my soul
    I steel
    I walk forward
    I leap
    I start fire
    I give love
    I keep on moving
    I swim
    first fog
    then water
    now ice
    I carve the continents of myself
    lifetime after
    lifetime
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    check check !! dis was a lifetime keep saker
    love how u crafted it to the T....
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    nice read girl....
     
  4. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks $$RICH$$ and mzblkangel, so very much. :grouphug:
     
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    I carve the continents of myself
    lifetime after
    lifetime

    now this was a journey of courage and self evolution...
    Phenomenal Scribe Gempis!
     
  6. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Awww! Coming from you, angelicsage, that means a whole, whole lot. Thank you sincerely, sister.
     
  7. true love

    true love Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this was so beautiful and made me ask myself a lot of these questions...some were on point...but others i need to work on...much love for this
     
  8. poeticlyspeakin

    poeticlyspeakin Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    TYTE, TYTE... IM JUST LOVIN THIS SIDE OF U GEMPIS!!
     
  9. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    true, you always say the nicest things. always make me feel so good with your comments. thank you, girl. much love back atcha.

    thanks, poeticly, for the words and the support. means the world to me.
     
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