Black Poetry : he said, "I'm Your Brother"

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  1. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    darts and arrows aimed at my soul
    when you once provided love and console
    though the pain of friendship lost is sad
    many say it's a friendship i never had

    we worked together for unity and peace
    now i'm shown nothing but hate and deceit
    issues of trust obscured at the start
    kept me blind to what was inside your heart

    so willing to trust with all that i had
    never once thinking the decision was bad
    you've taken that trust and mixed it with lies
    a great price to pay for me to be wise

    such a valuable lesson that i have learned
    a dear friend, a Brother, now on me has turned
    a hard pill to swallow but i'm not the first
    many before me have been hurt even worse

    by Brothers and Sisters wearing a smile
    pretending to care when they wish to beguile
    my trust in you could do nothing but perish
    for the love in our home you did not cherish

    if this is what's needed for you to have peace
    then do what you must to gain your increase
    as you continue to talk of our people and unity
    while showing us otherwise with each opportunity

    Dear Family, i'm sorry, please forgive if you can
    for my trusting a Brother that was not quite a man
    but how do we know, before they show us their hand
    how do we unite, if at the same time we disband

    as old as i am, i thought i'd perfected this task
    could tell who was real, and who was wearing a mask
    but life has shown me that i know no such thing
    for the very one i embraced appeared as a King

    offering his help with such nobility
    made it an honor to share our community
    never have i opened up so much with another
    and of course when i did, it was with this Brother

    some ask how could you so easily trust him
    but as grim as things look it wasn't done on a whim
    we shared many years, families and dreams
    challenges of life, we were on the same team

    an experience like this, one could almost lose hope
    a Black King going down such a slippery slope
    grabbing all whom he can so he doesn't go it alone
    i suppose this is one way of building a throne

    many lessons i've learned as a result of this error
    the Brothers i hurt while blind to this terror
    Bishop, $$RICH$$, and Monetary, my deepest apology
    i ignored your concerns of our shifting cosmology

    you stayed with me when all we had was each other
    from beginning till end you remained my true Brothers
    waiting patiently for my own eyes to be shown ...
    please forgive me for making you want to leave home

    what can i say, i put our hard work in harm's way
    trusting the one that wants to lead us astray
    we've been here striving together for many a year
    now he comes to tell you that i'm your worst fear

    if i'd known then what i do now, we'd not be at this place
    no way he'd have access to our most sensitve space
    i thought he'd handle it all in a professional manner
    instead he reads like a "jerry springer show" banner

    Family, thank you all that are willing to stand by me
    in the midst of the ugliness that you may see
    it was never my intention to let our home know such hate
    but he said, "I'm Your Brother," and in that lied my fate
     
  2. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm sure most who read this will hesitate on whether or not to respond. I'll keep it short and sweet. Much can be said with poetry, much can be built up, much can be undone. Often times both a meeting of the minds and hearts is needed to make a rational decision, and even then, we're human and fallible. Peace....
     
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    much love to you dear sister
    we are all human , and live the best we can
    but no matter how the devil play there hand
    in the end it comes to surface, the horns
    yet our race suvive no matter who try to start
    trouble, it makes our road a little harder
    yet we suvive, because we are Warriors
    there is no live and learn in this path
    but love of the heart, and this we much never lose
    or we become a player to the devil mark
    Much love to you sister,
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    There's nothing more to be said than what Blue and Watz has said. We are your "FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND" ...and that you can take to the bank. I cannot say anymore.
     
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    caramelpython Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    My sister somtimes it's the hurt that makes us grow stronger and brings out the best in us. You made no mistake in my eyes, Let he without sin cast the first stone.... but thoose who live in glass houses beware of the boomerang effect! Destee you made a decision at a time that had to be made and you believed in somone to hold up principals that this place was built on! You failed? Never he failed, he fell, he lost! "WE are the champions" Rember this!
    Your brother Python. :toast:
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    indeed wwe are only human
    what dont kill us makes us strong
    my sister you are a true warrior
    very heartfelt and moving peace/piece
    wonderful release
    Peace
    Angel
     
  7. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    ALWAYS REMEMBER after the storm is sunshine

    I speak not only for me but surely for all us
    what was u had to do for best of a community
    trusting in the faith of a brutha who had a
    mission to control yet the victory was yours
    u wasn't blindly lost see u looked and it was
    never too late .........
    Mother Queen no need it was business
    we all learn something from it
    Remember I'm with you for the long ride
    to the end which i hope never sho face
    the good things about true friend is
    they don't back bite , run , cross out
    and even when fate seem to test da
    hand they understand and continue
    mostly every storm always blow ova
    pass and sunshine comes wit rainbows
    i see the beautiful colors and radiant
    shines moving forward NEW Day
    my Mother Queen sistah friend
    we like hand N' glove
    fire & ice , water & land
    we stride and mend so i humble say
    unto u it was to be to see the truth
    as truth was told that every smile not
    pretty and every handshake not warm
    we no not of a mind but we see the actions
    of that mind and when we trust we hold
    faith and hope we did right sometime we
    have no way to tell this until it thunder
    just before a storm so we always go
    inside and shelter the good part is we
    embrace in bad weather ...
    Come out side it's ova sistah !!!
    love u and always will
    u been da treasure to my joy
    and the grace of magic to my soul
    this i will forever hold our true
    FRIENDSHIP ......... :toast: :luvv: :spin: :huh: :heart: :spinstar: :deal:
     
  8. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    also know whom thy brother is
    and ya keeper not the sleeper
    of betrayal and hurtful pain

    Now The Heart Speaks Truth !!!!
    know i may not be and it may not
    but in my heart from the long walk
    and stressful walk the lumps & bumps
    laid and crossroads shared
    not only do i belong but i have always
    felt part of the major structure and
    I have given me to what i love
    DESTEE.COM not just a place to play
    for me and share and enjoy
    but my life of concern and as my own
    what i treasure here no one can ever know
    side by side we took on odds and made it
    out every storm with the will of GOD
    he so wonderful to us all
    this has always been me , mines and how
    can i ever say goodbye ....
    I Can't and won't
    we be family & friendz
    Remember that always and know
    allow every one in ya heart
    but under business around it
    for the works are covered in comfort
    and safe in the volt
    I AM MY SISTAH KEEPER
    love ya Destee
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    back to the top .....................
     
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    As you go through storms,look towards your hand
    For there will stand a true brother, ready to stand

    Look up and there on of them is

    Destee, as everyone says what don't kill u, makes you stronger
    1 love,
    swtt
     
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