Black Poetry : I Am All That

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  1. Heartbeat

    Heartbeat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It's so hard to soar with eagles
    When turkeys try to hold me down
    Turkeys filled with envy
    For the success and happiness I've found

    Move wings...move
    Take me up, up and away
    So long I've reached for that shining star
    That now through God's grace
    Is not so very far

    It seems a lifetime ago
    I would hate as haters hate
    Fight for any reason
    Shy away from intellectual debate

    But now I've read page one
    Of what I believe to be the Master Plan
    All I've learned in all these years
    Has turned me into a thoughtful, loving man

    My legs are too strong to be held down
    They've developed too much strength
    Too many years of walking
    In an unfocused direction
    Now I have the approval
    Of the mirror's ultimate inspection

    Yes, I want to fly
    Fly so high
    Way past gravity
    Determination preventing a fall
    And a prayer in my heart
    For the jealous ones
    So weighted down
    They can only crawl

    I am all that
    All I've worked so hard to be
    Nothing less
    Nothing more
    Just proud of the man
    I'll forever call me

    BE
     
  2. eternal

    eternal Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes, you are all that God created you to be. I liked this, very well done!!
     
  3. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You can do all things through Christ, who strengthens you. Soar, Mr. Eagle. :heart:

    alyce
     
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    WindWalker Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was a very good read!
     
  5. Kitana

    Kitana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    the eagle..light, aerodynamically designed for flight, graceful..has the ability to soar to great heights..

    the turkey...bigger, bulkier, built for low flying...can only fly for short distances at low speed....

    once those wings start flappin'..my money's on the eagle...

    K
     
  6. poeticdelight

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    Kitana

    you've captured the underlying meaning

    go girl!

    BE keep flying :)

    pd
     
  7. msluciousb

    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    There goes that Poets Heart again!

    "Keep your eyes on the Prize"
    Until you realize
    No one can fly as high
    as the Eagle flies....now soar!!!!!!!!:D
    GOD BLESS YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO
    AND ALL THAT YOU ARE TRYING TO DO!