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  1. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Can't say that nobody tried
    to tell me...and I suppose it was for
    my own good. Sometimes, I need to listen,
    even if it's something I know I'll abhor
    But this flies directly in the face of
    what I feel. Sensations of sheer
    honesty and beauty, honestly exposing so much
    of that which I'd ordinarily fear...
    Perhaps, it's a truth I don't want to know,
    just not ready to know, yet.
    How contradictory can life get?
    They tried to tell me, many times
    in many ways, gently
    intently
    Just couldn't bring myself to believe
    that honesty was actually lying
    And perhaps I just got tired
    of trying
    to believe
    I just didn't want to see
    what was crystal clear to everyone else
    except me....
     
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    sometime we get lost within self and become blind eye
    with deaf ear for what we feel or think ......in the end it
    a warm embrace we face out come is bright.
     
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    Yes, Rich, and sometimes the heart just simply believes the words that have been said, because the mind doesn't know any better. Thank you for your support on this brotha.
     
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    It's funny, but not "ha ha" funny, how you can see even more truth in what you wrote years ago, now, than when you originally wrote it. Smh...
     
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    you've grown, you've seen, you have looked back and Known what was.....Funny indeed Sis, but just Life's Story:)

    Beautiful Write.....sometimes it us who sheild, the trouble is, we are probab;y not providing the Protection when we do...Flow On Sis:)
     
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    If we don't grow, we've learned nothing, agreed lil sis. Protection? Well, what I've found is this piece applies to even more situations than when I originally wrote it. Thanks for your support Platinum.
     
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    Sometimes I think it's so much easier to turn a blind eye to what was, ...to what is...and to what will be.
    Excellent piece sis, I missed this the first time around, glad it came back.
     
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    I think initially it's easier to turn a blind eye to it, we'd rather believe the positive, instead of the negative. The truth doesn't always look good, but look at it, we must. Thank you sis queent for your response on this.
     
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    Just couldn't bring myself to believe
    that honesty was actually lying
    .....

    u got it goin on Sister Watz...

    like this line especially ..... but feeling the vibe of the whole poem..

    u are soooooooooo talented......
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you for saying that you're feeling this vibe Miss Lady. I feel that you are extremely talented, so your compliment is quite appreciated poetess.
     
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