Quiet Poetry Lounge : "FAMILY"

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Akilah, Feb 10, 2004.

  1. Akilah

    Akilah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Shhhh... Be careful who you call "Family"
    Sometimes "Family" isn't so very nice
    "Family" often puts your heart in a cruel tight cold vice
    "Family" can be a poisonous snarling snapping copper-head snake
    Sometimes "Family" is more than one sensitive sistah can hardly take
    "Family" can cause sorrows tears to stream hotly from your eyes
    Then upon beholding this pain, act ever so surprised
    Listen when I say, Be careful who you call "Family"
    "Family" will smile in your face while whispering behind your back
    Hurting you becomes their most conniving knack
    "Family" really thinks you're blind deaf and dumb
    But they don't realize all that you hear know and see
    Caution : Be careful who u call "Family"
    It ain't always good to be
    Part of the "Family"



    Akilah 2004
     
  2. triniti424

    triniti424 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    True sista...family often does hurt you...because family is made of humans and humans make mistakes. And in being family we live...we learn...and hopefully continue to Love.
    :grouphug: my sista
    peace be with u
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    i felt the reality truth from dis
    family is not always family
    who u call upon i'm a living witness
     
  4. MzBlkAngel

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    really feelin dis one
    so true very true.....
    been in dis bed...
    but you learn and grow and
    carry on....
    peace
    Angel
     
  5. Akilah

    Akilah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you Sister Triniti , Brother Rich , and Sister Mzblk for taking a moment of your time to aknowledge my piece :heart:

    Much Peace,
    Akilah :spinstar:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    most welcome sistah lot's of love to spread
    so here some for u .......this was well felt my sistah Queen
     
  7. Akilah

    Akilah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Awww Thank you my brother King ..
    Much appreciated... :grouphug:

    Much love,
    Akilah
     
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    sister this is a nice flow
    sometimes the ones
    who blood flows in the same river
    are the ones who most hurt ya
    nice one here
    feeling it for sure
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Having a loving supportive family is a blessing, when they are unkind and critical, they can seem like a curse. I liked the way you posed this.
     
  10. queentswana

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    feeling every word...
    after many, many years of heartache, pain rejection, abuse, neglect and countless others...I have learned ever so well...to love them...from afar
     
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