Black Poetry : Don't Take Your Troubles To Bed

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  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You may work hard, friend o' mine, if you will;
    You may worry a lot, if you must;
    You may treat your affairs
    as a series of cares,
    You may live on scraps of crust;
    But when the day is done
    put it away, far out of your head;
    Don't take your troubles with you
    to bed

    You may mix your way through the thick of the fray,
    You may sweat...
    You may swear...
    You may moan and grunt;
    You may be a jack-*** if you must,
    but this rule
    should ever be kept at the forefront--
    Don't fight your pillow,
    just lay down your weary head
    and kick each worriment
    outta the damned bed

    The friend or the foe
    Whose name we have spoken as Death,
    Moves in close to your side,
    while you run and even when you ride,
    and he envies the warmth
    of your moist breath;
    but he turns himself away,
    with a shake of his own head,
    when he figures out
    that you
    don't take your
    troubles with you
    to bed...


    (c) 2001 SOULOFASISTA
     
  2. alyce

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    OHHHHH my sustuh!

    This is IT!!!!

    Puts me in the mind of an old gospel chorus..."don't let the devil ride...he might wanna drive"....I'm LOVING this sound advice ~ let the pillow be the place of peace at the end of a care-worn day.

    Say it!

    Thank you,

    A
     
  3. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sistah Alyce ~

    Ya' know I'll say it
    and sayin' from
    the 'SOULOFASISTA' is
    mos' def' who I be!!

    Thank you for reading
    a piece of ME....
     
  4. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Well written sister. This is something I definitely need to put into practice...fo' real! So true, So true,......

    (working hard to not to take 'em to bed)

    one love, blak
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    tyght piece...

    but let me flip this one.

    why do women--some women--try to use SEX as a weapon against their man. brutha may want a little som'em som'em before going to the club...and she be talkin' 'bout: "*****, ***** you...you betta git it from dat crack ho at dat **** club you on yo way to."

    i don't care why he's going to the club.
    i don't care what may have happened to cause the argument.

    do you really want to send your HORNY man out among she-wolves who're willing to bounce at the drop of a dime?

    hmmm.

    THANKS FOR THIS PIECE, MY SISTAH.
    EMOTIONS ARE STIRRING.
    THOUGHTS...ROLLING.

    peace.
     
  6. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blak~

    Start at ground zero man!
    hee hee hee...
    Whatever floats your boat!!

    Thanks dear one!!
     
  7. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Baller~

    I hea ya.... I don't know
    that I have the answer to
    your questions.....but I
    mos' def' got your point!!

    Thanks for the comps, and I
    am glad this piece got you
    to thinkin!!
     
  8. GQ

    GQ Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Now that's some sound advice N2...

    Flow fulla knowledge!!!!

    :heart:
    GQ
     
  9. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you dearest...

    GQ...glad you stopped by again!!
     
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    this was tight and true likes this vibe!!!!
     
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