Black Poetry : Her Testimony My Shame

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  1. lpoet

    lpoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    -convo between a brother and sister who havent spoken in years

    brother sister


    So why did u bring me here?


    She eyed the ground then slowly lifted her head
    Whipped her face and cleared her throat
    Initially I was taken back by the sincerity in her voice
    And how carefully she seemed to choose every word she spoke

    I just wanna be beautiful again
    Beautiful like a scripture, perhaps the third psalms
    I begged of him to stop but his mind was somewhere else,
    And he continued to push on
    I tried everything
    Biting,
    Pulling,
    Scratching,
    Yelling,
    But he was just to strong…..
    i always told myself
    That this is what he needed
    I mean it had be so long


    I interrupted…NO

    please let me go on
    ….and again she spoke..

    It was a brisk Sunday afternoon
    The sun was just beginning to retreat beneath the clouds as
    We sat talking for hours about life, philosophy, the bible
    And countless other things beneath the stars and the moon
    Eventually he leaned over to kiss me, and I turned my head
    It was just to soon, my body was lonely and yearned for his
    Prescience, but not even time could heal these wounds….
    But he didn’t care!
    He ran one hand up my blouse exposing my breasts
    And the other ran up my thighs……
    I saw the lust In his eyes and I screamed
    He covered my mouth and preceded on for what
    Seemed like hours
    Eventually
    I couldn’t feel him
    I couldn’t see him
    I couldn’t hear him
    I had just let go……..
    When I finally opened my eyes
    I lied naked beneath these trees


    So that’s….
    Yes, that’s how he was conceived

    My mind drifted back to a place
    where I never wanted to be again
    Little Joshua James Givens
    entered life wrestling with death
    Body blue, emergency C section
    umbilical cord raped around his neck
    Doctors told me he didn’t make it
    Why?
    Crack in his veins…..
    No!…
    not the nephew to Aaron little brother to Kyla
    destined to carry on the family name
    I remember I couldn’t even bare the sight of you……
    But now my body rains pain
    The sweat the tears………I’ve never been so ashamed

    2 BE CONTINUED............
     
  2. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    wow...this was amazing...


    ~lovely~
     
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    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is quite a story, Suspenseful!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    whoaaaaaaa!!! this was really awesome & tyte
    full of depth
     
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    Hi,

    This is a very powerful piece!! Well written. Terrific sense of imagery!! Very profound. I look forward to reading more!!

    I hope it all works out. I know the love me and my sister have for each other is special. We have always been close and have been there for one another. There is nothing like love from a sibling!!

    Hang in there and keep faith!!

    ~Sierra~:heart:
     
  6. lpoet

    lpoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks yall
     
  7. NADIA*BINTA

    NADIA*BINTA Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ****... you're making me cry... i can't lie... you touched me deep
    :(... continue to flow... so ya spirit can speak... i hear you loud & clear... so loud... so clear...

    peace... and much, much love
     
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    Shango Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ****.........was that a movie I just read?........I mean the imagery
    took me there.........Very touching............can't wait to read the continuing.......very powful stuff here...........great penmanhip......
     
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    That was .wwowow...im antipatin part 2............you made me feel it
     
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    I DON'T KNOW ABOUT Y'ALL BUT MS. QUEEN NEMESIS IS READY TO HEAR THE CONTINUATION...YOU HAVE SOME REAL SOLID TALENT POET =)
     
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