Black Poetry : I Am Not Later

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  1. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I am not later
    I am now
    Not merely when
    life is more convenient anyhow
    I exist in this plane
    although I may be curious about others
    And would probably be more comfortable
    in other dimensions if I had my drothers
    But
    tomorrow is not promised
    not even at a minute before midnight
    60 seconds is more than enough time
    for all that's wrong to overshadow what's right
    Maybe I should
    Kiss every grain of sand
    going through that hour glass
    The older I get
    The faster time seems to pass
    Time is indeed precious
    It's not just a noteworthy cliche
    Just pondering bout the many years
    That have sped past my way
    I appreciate what I have accomplished
    but I have so much more to do
    I'm thinking that being healthy and sage
    isn't something your golden years always afford you
    If indeed the blessing of advanced age
    is mine to behold
    Not everyone is so blessed to live long
    enough to become old
    All the more reason to seize the day
    Not tomorrow, but today
    Yes, this very day
    I am not later
    I am now...
     
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    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Time Sensistive

    Watz, you have written a masterpiece here.

    I am totally BLOWN AWAY :qqb025:
     
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    I am ~NOW~
    No need to wait,
    For a moment later...
    may be too late.

    come ~NOW~ and let's gaze eye to eye,
    can't afford the luxury of passing it by.

    All my ~NOW's~ will fade, the older I get,
    we don't want to leave no room for regret.

    Don't strip me of ~NOW~ ...for the moment to come
    let's treat each ~NOW~ ...like it's the very last one!!

    Awesome piece poet, as you can see...it moved me, thanks for sharing a piece of that treasure.
     
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    i am

    living in the now is definitely beneficial to the EYES. Live in the moment and for the future. Past and future are not tangible. So, you have no control over either of them. Like you said, YOU ARE NOW which is simply a point in Father Time. He looks at his most worthy applicants and grants them every precious minute while Mother Nature supplies the elements for growth and advancement. You are NOW, He was then and She waits for you to join her rhythmic heartbeat. SSL
    Shaiyn
     
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    Goddess Auset333 Banned MEMBER

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    Beloved Qg Watz;

    :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:

    :hearts1: :hearts1: :hearts1:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    U are Now beyond any compare ....i love this piece sista u are NOWWWW!!!!
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Really, 1poet? Gee, thank you so much for your kind words brotha.
    Wow, that was an awesome "flow back" queent. Thanks a million poetess!
    The past, present, and future do all reflect upon one another, though the only state we can actually live in is now. I thank you brotha Sha'iyn for your thoughtful response.
    Thank you Goddess Auset, you're very much appreciated.
    There's no time like the present, thank you brotha Rich for your support.
     
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    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    speak poet speak

    get your fire on

    your defiance

    your will to live
     
  9. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sometimes it has to be that way So'ja, we have to be that fire. especially when there are so many storms ready to put that fire out. Thank you much.
     
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    watz, at the blink of turning 30, i feel this baby....

    NOW i know i can't stay away from your words...
     
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