Black Poetry : I Am

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by amberly, Feb 9, 2003.

  1. amberly

    amberly Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Understand me.
    You know me?
    Amberly,
    my name
    a label of my quintessence that
    doesn't define me.
    I am
    who I am.

    I am not
    a pre-judgment or
    shouts and screams of football games
    or echoes off apartment walls.
    Come Sundays,
    Bible?
    Dusty.
    Sacred dress?
    Vanished.
    Wide brimmed yellow hats?
    Never.
    Seat on the pew?
    Empty.
    Tithing?
    In arrears.
    So, you assume I'm not spiritual.

    I am not
    preserved
    in a sealed jar
    containing deferred wishes.
    My energy is liberated.
    I construct it -
    not preconceived opinions.
    Freely I exist.
    Shameless, I am.
    Taste of novelty is me.
    Admirers?
    loads!
    So, you assume I am a whore.

    I am not
    furious.
    By assumptions I wiped irate fumes
    from my brow
    trashed the stained tissue.
    Believe that
    my personal affairs
    will remain your mystery.
    I will not share my diaries past.
    I ignore downbeat analyses.
    So, assume I am a *****.




    Copyrights2002©amberly
     
  2. UbZoRbShUn

    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    well imma just assume you done came up in here and blew the doors off the house. Welcome!!!!!!!! I was caught up in this from the first verse dwon to the wide yellow brimmed hat.....go head on then


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  3. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    welcome in

    welcome to destee's playground of love ,peace & respect
    i see ya vibe is on hit
    flow me some mo !
    welcome:toast: :wave: :wave: :wave: :wave:
     
  4. Kitana

    Kitana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Welcome!!

    I loved this peace...it says so much about misconceptions and how people are quick to judge without knowing the real person..I liked the way you put this across....

    K
     
  5. amberly

    amberly Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanx yall for the shower of love, preciate the welcome... think i'll stick around a bit


    am
     
  6. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    :wave: Welcome Amberly.

    Great piece!

    souldeep!
    Coco
    :heart:
     
  7. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yeah, this was a great and "to the point" peace.
     
  8. LibertyLady

    LibertyLady Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    like this piece.............
    .you are who you are..................
    come as you are........
    walk as you are ...
    breath how you are......
    you are how you came......
    and that is human.......
    bless ya.....
     
  9. renae

    renae Active Member MEMBER

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    welcome and well done....i truly liked dis cuz people have a tendency to judge things that they don't know.
     
  10. Jyntlbreez

    Jyntlbreez Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    :toast: and here's to the poet in you!..great flow!