Black Poetry : First Tyme Flowin (Bishop's Challenge)

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  1. serenti-poet

    serenti-poet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Fifth grade, language arts class.
    No one staring at me for the first
    Time all day. No mannish boys
    Tugging at my skirt, no girls
    Laughing at how older I look.

    Paper and pen on my desk should,
    Be doing my essay but to hell with
    That. Tears trickle down my face,
    Why hadn’t I stopped him this time?
    Why did I let him hit mama.

    Dayum teacher keep glancing at me
    As if I don’t belong. Words start
    Overflowin in my head until I can’t take
    It no more. I bit my lip hard until a trickle
    Of blood seeped from my lip.

    I had only heard of poetry once
    Before. Essay I had to do on
    Maya Angelou. Didn’t know much
    About it, but then again I never
    Knew much about anything.

    All of a sudden I was writing
    Pen hitting paper hard, cries
    Trying to escape from my throat.
    Not letting them dayum teachers
    Know what was up, they already
    Were too deep into my business.

    Emotions flowin on paper,
    Oooooohhhhhhhhweeeeeeeeee.
    It felt so nice, so free.
    No one was staring at me now
    Just me and my paper. Never
    Knew words could be expressed
    So freely at any given time.

    My work of art. My ****. No one
    Could touch me in my world. As soon
    As I finished I cried. Cried big,
    Wet, headache tears. Students looked
    At me but I was in my world.

    I arose from my desk and walked toward
    The shelf where they kept the dictionaries.
    Picked up the Webster and walked straight
    Out of that room. Sat in the hall, no one ever
    Bothered me so I didn’t have to worry about
    Getting in trouble.

    I looked up “defienetly” and I proceeded to
    Write my next poem…

    That was how it went down; all my anger flowed onto those scrap pieces of paper. If felt so good, so right. I have been writing poetry every since. Hoped ya’ll liked it, Bishop thanks for the challenge.
     
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    skrybe7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    so well conveyed poet!
    Peace to ya!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    yes this was well posed of the first tyme
    can't forget the first it was a feelin out this world
    yes poet !
     
  4. serenti-poet

    serenti-poet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you both for the positive words ya'll bring to my work the first time is always the best peace and blessins keepf flowin
     
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    Bishop Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm glad you found the art of poetry...because you sho nuff flowed with this one here.
     
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    serenti-poet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    lol thanks Bishop glad you liked it I enjoyed writing it even more well peace and blessins keep flowin poet
     
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    tyte flow as always serenti.....ill b checkin for some new ****.much love :)
     
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    i will from now on consider you a gift to the poetic world

    much luv
     
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    serenti-poet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks both of you I feel sooooooooooo happy thanks for the responses glad ya'll liked it same here Sarcasm peace and blessins keep flowin :):):)
     
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    i know that feeling...being in your own world
    very powerful...
    peace
    khasm
     
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