Black Poetry : For You

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by GYPSYMAN, Sep 8, 2001.

  1. GYPSYMAN

    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    We chatted through
    an alcohol induced haze
    don't know whose buzz was further along,
    ~my mother's.........or mine,
    she had me beat on the cigarettes though,
    she slurred and smoked in chains
    our eyes rarely met as she explained
    and explained
    again.....

    her reasons....

    ~she said
    "times were hard son,
    with two mouths to feed already"
    she begged me in the key of ~ gravel,
    her pleas bled nicotine
    and Cutty Sark....

    My heart
    felt nothing...
    my eyes
    fell upon her
    empty...
    I remember trying to feel
    something...
    once,
    I DID begin thawing
    but that Seagrams Gin kicked in,
    and I just gazed numb at the woman
    who had given me
    to her
    ~best friend...

    Now that she's gone
    I wish mostly for those moments back
    to tell her...
    "even though I can't call you Mom,
    ...it's okay
    and I

    understand"

    ~You gave me life and
    I love you for that.....

    Rest in peace Rita
    it really
    is

    ~ALL....right.




    On A Continuous Journey
    Gypsyman
     
  2. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Gypsy

    This is such a touching piece/peace... I'm sure "RITA" knows your heart ...


    thank you for sharing this poem.


    :heart: always,


    N2
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    G-MAN

    THIS IS WELL FELT BRUTHA
    LIFE & DEATH OF LOVE
    MAN IT IS REALLY O-KAY!
    SURELY RITA KNOWS YO LOVE
    YO HEART AND MANY EMOTIONAL FEELINGS....
     
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    Gypsyman
    this is emotional and sad and full of hurt....
    if only our wishes could all come true...
    a beautiful piece straight from your heart..thank you for sharing..

    K
     
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    thanx for sharing your heart and trust, it's All right...
     
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    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Fellow Poets

    N2....Rich...Kitana...J'hiah...Amun-Ra....want to thank all of you for your heart felt words and love ...everything is gonna truly be ...ALL right...

    peace and much love
    g-man
     
  8. GYPSYMAN

    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Cindy

    It is a shame that precious time wasn't utilized more wisely...you speak my mind...thanks for your wordz of comfort and your shared experience...alwayz.

    peace and Love
    g-man