Black Poetry : For My Lady (Mistress Of The Stroke)

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  1. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    she said she don’t want a man…
    she wants a poet

    this took me aback
    a bit

    she said a poet don’t
    stay for breakfast
    no
    but he be's UP all night
    and rises again before
    dawn

    to record new day
    breaking his
    fast on
    high hills of meditation

    seeing the gleam of
    understanding spread
    across my face
    she continued,
    with a look of
    muted incredulity


    and you know my midnight
    inspirations be of
    an intensity
    I gotta rise
    gird up my thighs
    and climb the
    mount of MY meditation
    ~ and the
    morning speaks
    in my OWN tongue

    no

    she said,

    I don’t want a man

    a man brings
    preconceived notions
    & a contrived walk
    and words
    about ‘commitment’
    that his deeds
    won't talk

    no
    a man gives
    what he thinks
    I want
    says what his heart
    don't even believe

    and be all, "good intentions"
    & "I never meant to
    deceive"

    but I wants me a poet
    to rhyme with me
    in bed

    I needs me a poet
    to soul~scribe
    what’s never
    been said…

    throughout my whole
    in his indelible ink
    with the signature
    of his hand

    no, she said
    I needs me a POET
    not an "idea" of a
    man…

    :wink:

    Alyce, 2001
     
  2. Hunter

    Hunter Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes
    I spoke of this
    We spoke of this
    We both sat
    And us
    Listened
    Then you
    Wrote of this
    I too
    Will Write of this
    And together
    Us will sit
    And watch
    The others

    Listen

    MY GURL!!!!
    MY GURL!!!!!
    YOUR SKILLZ ARE MASSIVE!!!

    *we*
     
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    Desert Storm Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Beautiful......Beautiful.....Beautiful...

    You said everything that my soul can't say...Thank you so much...
    Desert Storm
     
  4. poeticdelight

    poeticdelight Member MEMBER

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    Feeling This Most Def

    On The Real
     
  5. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    And let the Poet's bask in this beautiful poetic sun....I have my sun tan lotion (ha ha) ready.

    she don't want "a man" she wants a "poet"

    wow!


    please alyce...don't hurt 'em

    one love,blak
     
  6. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I shall forever

    stand behind my belief...

    that Poets personify the SUPERLATIVE of all breathing homo sapiens.

    I love all of you and all you do!

    A
     
  7. GA_Sunshyne

    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    MS A....

    this reminds me of a piece i wrote
    entitled "All I Want Is A Poet"...

    i'm glad i'm not alone! :)

    thank you for gracing us again...

    AlwaysLove...
    Sunshyne~
     
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    LISTERSCRIBIN' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    alyce, ma sista, you have done it again! lovin' this piece, dear poetess.
     
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    Yes Alyce!

    Now this here is what I'm talking about!!!

    need me a poet
    a man poet who can
    mos def flow wit it...
    givin me 100%
    *poetry in motion*

    *smiling profusely*
     
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    ****...

    you are too much, sis; for real... *In awe*
     
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