Black Poetry : free at first...(to m.l.k)

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by j'hiah, Jan 18, 2004.

  1. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    loved the way you spoke
    your vision moved mountains
    your action tasted bitter to america's soul
    you were a black man to behold...

    you understood how not to fight fire with fire
    but took God's wisdom through nonviolence
    to make us see how not to choose the enemy's ways...
    one day
    there will be brighter days... maybe not here
    one day your dream will be crystal clear

    you had no fear
    you were intelligent with a beautiful family...
    l guess that went against america's depiction of us...

    l saw your home
    your grave
    your church...

    most of all.. l saw your dream
    your vision
    your heart

    and l'm free at last... after all, l was free at first.
     
  2. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    l'd like to say thanks to one of the most powerful people who ever grace
    God's earth and understood
    that freedom was given by God and expressed this through what he did.
    He brings one to tears.

    thanx mlk.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is a wonderful tribute...such a wonder, this man...for all that he has done, we shall never forget.
     
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    Just when I think I have the ultimate respect for you...
    you go and write something like this and exceed
    my expectations...This piece couldn't be more timely...
    It's important for us to put legs on the legacy of
    Dr. King...Understand the message and Continue
    the work...

    Brother J'hiah...Much love & respect for this one! :heart:
     
  5. poeticlyspeakin

    poeticlyspeakin Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Nice...

    motivational and touching... loved it!!
     
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    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    j'hiah, this is wonderful. mad mad love for the title and the concept behind it. thanks for this flow and happy MLK day to you
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    yes i am honored to know of a great one placed on earth
    to lead and feed knowledge of freedom
     
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    triniti424 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A JHIAH FILLED dedication...strong and sincere and TRUE.

    very very potent my brotha :)
     
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    word...a true and honest dedication...
    tyte piece
    one love
    khasm
     
  10. PositiveMindset

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    Say your peace/piece, brother.

    Nice tribute.
     
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