Black Poetry : Don't Pay Me No Attention

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  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm just writing to be writing here. Forgive me family....I'm just setting my "selves" free ... if this don't make much sense, then don't bust me out..... let it ride ..... cause I'm just vibin' while standin' to the west of my own soul....




    i thought i'd seen you in
    passing the other day
    i was on my way to work
    my hair was weeping from
    winter hats and my
    ears were in mourning
    so
    i couldn't hear much
    it was quiet...
    slowly you turned in my
    direction -- the mittened
    chill caught your hand in
    mid air
    but the snow covered
    your lips and prevented
    you from saying my name

    ************************

    last week when you
    (or was it I)--- we spent the
    night together there
    was nothing good
    left behind to carry over
    into the next day
    'cept the residue
    of sleep that
    cramps our lives

    *************************

    my daddy told me that
    black women, especially
    the beautiful ones
    always have affairs --
    that
    poets with their eyes
    caught in ineligible cages
    of words broke free
    with fingertips
    not ink pens
    and then bashed themselves
    into premature visions

    **************************

    i wanted so much
    for your scent to cover the
    continent of my pillows
    but it's much too late for that
    i got into the cab after
    my eyes recognized your
    frozen smile
    ...to be driven away
    into a small subterfuge
    of distance and anomoly



    (c) 2002 FINDING SO(u)LUTIONS
     
  2. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    that reality of what is...

    when WHAT IS didn't live up to what we wanted.

    life stories.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    N2 gurl i tell ya

    u mend together da unthinkable
    and reality checks in here........
    what is of is a what was ....:)
    fingertips rolling free !:heart: :kiss:
     
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    Giovanni Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    uh hmm..

    i saw this piece broke up into different scenes, like a movie.. i liked.. the quoted lines above caught me..
     
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    hi-wa Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    once again

    i find myself N2 your
    words like breakfast on sunday
    monin'.

    the reality speaks to me in this one.
     
  6. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    baller

    I couldn't have said it "mo' betta" myself .... thank you for the read brotha!


    Always :heart:


    N2
     
  7. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    $$RICH$$

    Thank you brotha....glad you enjoyed the read!

    N2 :)
     
  8. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Giovanni

    You're always letting me know which lines pull you in... for that I am greatful!!

    Thanks :heart:, for reading me!

    N2
     
  9. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    hi-wa

    Well now, thank you.... and to your response, I say -- go on & eat your breakfast then! :lol:


    Thank for the read :D

    N2
     
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    I would tell you

    how much I can relate to these powerful vignettes...
    but somehow, I think you already know how much I do...

    keep the inner visions flowing, sista/queen

    a
     
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