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Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by ThePoet, Apr 3, 2004.

  1. ThePoet

    ThePoet Member MEMBER

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    The duckling is called ugly
    The catepillar's scorned
    But they are admired
    As butterflies and swans
    The unheralded writer
    They make fun of his stories
    But he only needs one fan
    (Himself) To see in him some glory
    The seed is ignored
    But we stare at its bloom
    The redwood stupefies
    But it starts with the roots
    The stars are looked up to
    With the sun and moon
    But it is the sky
    That gives them living room
    They're afraid of the dark
    And bask in the light
    But it is the dark
    That watches over them at night
    Chosen heroes to the front
    Real Heroes left behind
    The front thanks the back
    For allowing them to shine.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    We all are important in our own way, whether as the star or as the supporting player. And yes, it is most important that we know inside that we shine either way. Very well written.
     
  3. ThePoet

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    thank you....=)

     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    yes at some point we count for great things
    u really laid this out to perfection...............
     
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    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    My god, girl, I adore this piece. Tight, tight, tight, and so true. You've got to remember that you're just as good as anyone else and having yourself is the strongest gift.

    Peace, my friend.