Black Poetry : Contemplations: It's Hard Lovin A Poet

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  1. Legacy21

    Legacy21 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sometimes I wish that I had never fallen in love with a poet
    It’s complicated
    I wanted all the passion, sincerity, and sensitivity one could offer
    But the pain, confusion, frustration, and complexity
    Makes me wonder about my choice
    Then again I never had a choice
    Fate took my curiosity and turned it against me
    Now my heart and mind is twined with he
    Who holds my love in his hands
    Blowing me like gales of dust in his sandstorms
    Pushing and pulling me with his magnetism
    Making the tears fall
    Ringing the blood from my heart
    With every glance, word, frown, smile, and sigh
    I wish that I could turn to stone
    Set one foot in front of the other
    And walk away
    Or cast myself at his feet
    Plead forgiveness for my misunderstanding
    Become ignorant just to have him teach me
    Become clay so he could mold me to his measurements
    Perfectly
    Instead of feeling like the imperfect creature I am in his presence
    Sometimes I forget who I am
    Then I wonder is his love worth it?
    It’s not what I feel but what I do
    What have I done wrong?
    The silence screams with my heartache
    My soul craves the deep affection in his eyes
    Yet I find myself freezing with loneliness
    When we are apart
    I have to stand in the mirror and tell myself
    He loves me, he loves me, he loves me
    But does he really?
    I often wonder if he feels as I do
    Does he ponder my love?
    Conjure up visions of my smile
    Feel joy in my embrace
    Long for my laughter
    Or are these only the things I wish he would do?
    He once said I am his reflection
    The mirror only shows me myself lately
    Our reflections deflected
    In directions I cannot trace
    Like the scars left on my heart from love lost
    Afraid to breathe
    Afraid to squeeze too tight
    Afraid to make a sound or a move
    Because he might flee
    So if this is love
    Then perhaps I should burn it in the flames
    Scatter the ashes to the four winds
    Shed the last tear
    Plaster my face back into place
    Pretend there is peace
    Surrender emotional turmoil for cosmic calm
    Is there a balm in Gilead?
    Because I need it applied to every inch of my being
    That stings with each remembered moment of torment
    In the name of, for the sake of love
    I’d rather forget
    Afterall soldiers don’t cry
    So why should I?
    Even as I lie to myself again
    Telling myself I won’t cry
    I know I will
    Until I can come to terms
    With the truth
    That his love means nothing
    If I don’t love myself
    And that is a question that remains unanswered…
     
  2. Twofish

    Twofish Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    "He once said I am his reflection
    The mirror only shows me myself lately
    Our reflections deflected
    In directions I cannot trace
    Like the scars left on my heart from love lost
    Afraid to breathe"

    this is hittin me deep - intensely deep

    keep on weavin yo wordz poetess!

    1:heart:
     
  3. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Powerful piece you have written here!!

    Keep it comin'........

    N2
     
  4. elayne.

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    legacy.


    sheer magnificence in scribe... that's what this is.

    & i... am diggin' it! ...deep.

    alwayspeace,
    elayne.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    hard loving a ((POET))
    feeling ya coz to love the compassionate bliss of one's handz
    make da mind wonder afar yet inside da heart da luv remains
    forth in da mirror of self u see thee openly and as da soul grasp
    for da mind to understand da poet love is u....
    dis was very deep .........speak loud........and has depth.
     
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    Give love a chance...True love is worth the risk.
     
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