Black Poetry : Gypsywoman re-Tired

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  1. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    as i reflect on my past life
    as a Gypsy I...
    recall many inconsistencies
    M-O-V-I-N-G from...post to pillar
    R-U-N-N-I-N-G from...family to friend
    F e A r F u L of SELF-reliance
    never giving 100% compliance to
    one's rules and regulations
    M-O-V-I-N-G from... place to place
    attempting to
    E s C a P e past reputations
    couldn't face the REAL-I-zation that...

    I am...no longer
    I was...I AIN'T my
    Momma's child

    I've been titled, "Gypsywoman"
    guess I picked that up from former
    Gypsy Momma now...
    2 years re-Tired

    Began my Gypsy journey at 19...
    at 30 I'm...planning my retirement
    Date set: November 2001 and
    You bet I won't be late I'm carrying a...

    plate full:
    Full time job
    Full time crafting
    Entreprenuer
    Life aint no joke I'm...
    no longer laughing
    Life ain't

    P A S S I N G

    ME bYYYYYY

    Aye-ME-nat-A Gypsywoman

    Played Her in a...
    life former
    now re-FORMED

    I am WOMAN HEAR ME
    R O A R!!!

    approaching life

    Stable
    Can't nobody say I ain't
    Able!

    Able to maintain
    consistency
    not fearless of Self-reliance
    giving 100% compliance
    Facing past reputations

    This is my
    REAL-I-zation...

    Reconfirming my daily affirmation:

    "I AM BECOMING WHO I ALREADY AM"

    in Yahweh...Christ Jesus

    (c)2001 EssenceofAminata all rights reserved
     
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    Bishop Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Good to see you taking your rightful place as a true Queen......I plan on being there for the coronation.....
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    u r who u r
    and whats ment to be
    a woman a Queen
    now u see
    take yo place on the throne !
    i be watching from above ........reality check !:heart:
     
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    LISTERSCRIBIN' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    afri, this piece is beautiful. thank you for this heyah, dear poetess.
     
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    Well crafted and well written
    I love the way you flowed
    down the page
    The fonts added EXPRESSION
     
  6. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Having an online retirement party!!

    This has most definately been a reality check!!!

    UL280...that's exactly what my intention was. To give this piece more expression!

    Cindy...thanks for your poetic reply...I'm goin gurl!!!:D

    Lister...You, my sistah are most definetely WELCOME. I always appreciate a read from you.::cool:

    Rich...finally taking my rightful place...this Queen sits on her throne (this month):rolleyes:

    Bishop...YES!!! make your presence known!
     
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    AND A HAPPY ONE AT THAT!

    I HEAR YA MY AFRICAN DANCER
    MY SEEKER OF SELF
    WHEN YOU FIND THE ANSWER
    YOU ARE NO LONGER A VICTIM
    OR SOMEONE ELSE.

    JAH LOVE MY RETIRING GYPSY
    YOU LIVED A LIFE SO FULL
    OF FLAIR
    FOR THAT IS THE GYPSY MAGIC
    THAT DOES FLOAT UPON THE AIR

    NOW IS THE HOUR OF YOUR DECISION
    I RECOGNIZE THE FIRE IN YOUR
    EYES
    THEY REFLECT
    THE SOUGHT AFTER PRIZE
    AND IF YA THINK YOU CAN
    YOU GO HEAD AND BE DA WO-MAN!

    FOR AS YOU GO YOU DOES LEAVE
    GYPSY MAGIC IN THE AIR
    THE KIND THAT CAN TAKE YOU ANYWHERE
    AND NEVER HAVE TO LEAVE YOUR SPOT
    GO HEAD MY AFRICANDANCER CAUSE HIT
    WHILE THE IRON IS HOT!
    GIVE IT ALL YOU GOT......
    AND DON'T FORET FROM WHENCE YOU
    CAME , AND THOUGH YOU CHANGE YO
    GYPSY WAYS....WE WILL REMEMBER THE
    GYPSY DAYS.
    FONDLY FOLLW YOUR DREAM
    AND IN YOUR KINGDOM REIGN SUPREME!:rolling: KEEP ROLLIN AND SCRIBIN AND SCROLLING
     
  8. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Fam

    Humbly thankin you all for the love and the replies to this 'eye-opening Peace'

    Thank you for walking this road of self-discovery with me.

    :heart:
    Afri (Aminata)
     
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    Reason Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Afri

    So much reflection... you seem to have a firm grip. Keep droppin thought provoking joynts on us ma...

    Madd Love
    Reas
     
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    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks Reas

    YOu know I've got MADD CRAZY LOVE for ya right????:heart:
    ~friends4life~
     
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