Black Poetry : G-g

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  1. OmoObatala

    OmoObatala Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You were the sweet whisper in the
    Middle of the night
    The reason I would climb in bed with you and try to sooth your
    Pain, you were my tree, my life and I was an extension of you
    Your branch

    Now you are my ancestor and I can still here you whisper
    The secretes of life in my little girl ears

    G-G I did not know you well and I still don’t know a lot
    I do know that I was the only one who was not
    And am not afraid of you
    In Physical or spiritual form
    I know that you were happy when I was around even though all the adults
    Would tell me to stop questioning you
    Or to get out of bed with you
    You would strike at them like an eagle protecting her young

    I saw the pain in your eyes when you hugged me good bye that day…
    You were in all white and the man that came was in all white
    And he had on white gloves
    Like the ones you used to wear in Sunday school
    The ones butlers wear when cleaning.

    I never saw you again and I rarely hear you name unless I bring it up
    I think when you died I gave you a little piece of me that I need to get back…
    I miss you a lot and you are the world to me, in thought and in physical form.

    Something I know
    You are in me cause I
    Say and do things
    That are exactly how you
    Would do them
    Word for word motion for motion

    G-G, I know you are watching
    Me do my thing and you know you
    Taught me better than the rest cause
    I am the youngest of six.
    And you
    The youngest of two sets
    You are the root of this family
    And I am a branch of you

    I love you
    G-G
     
  2. Legacy21

    Legacy21 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was a wonderfully emotional, passionate, and lovely piece. Beautiful and moving dedication. Peace
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    it was heart felt and peace to da mind very compassionate
     
  4. OmoObatala

    OmoObatala Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I wrote this about my grandmother. (great)
    I miss her she was alive till I was 2
    will talk to y'all soon...
     
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    Twofish Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Beautiful and moving piece Exodus...

    1:heart:
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    definitely felt the sentiment here.

    Keep it coming.


    N2