Black Poetry : escapes

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Just_Me, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. Just_Me

    Just_Me Member MEMBER

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    I'm standing on the tip

    of a 200 foot high cliff

    I know I can just turn around

    But I just cant stop myself from looking down

    Lord knows I don't wanna fall so blindly

    but I also don't wanna face what's behind me

    I 'd rather risk disaster

    than to face life's road

    moving faster and faster

    into a story untold

    behind my back

    I realize

    the painful facts

    of my life

    At the edge in front of me

    though I know it'll be the end of me

    It's easier if I'll just do as I will

    cause I don't have to move I can just stand still

    I don't have to take what's real

    I don't have to face how I feel

    So I'll just stay at the tip of this cliff

    although I know

    that at any moment a wind might blow

    and then I know I will surely fall

    but I'd rather die than not live at all
     
  2. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was so well written. I think we've all been here, not wanting to face what's behind us, not wanting to stand still, not wanting our life to end, but in comparison to the other two possibilities....But life always opens new possiblities, thank goodness.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    lovin this piece it was well pose'd like class act
     
  4. caramelpython

    caramelpython Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Love to read somone who knows the craft of word play.
    Nice drop poet.
     
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    wonderful flow of the verbs
    i enjoy readng this here
    nice drop
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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