Black Poetry : I Challenge You (If I Could Teach Love)

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  1. epiphany

    epiphany Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Baller~inspired​



    If I could teach love...
    that love thy neighbor love
    that agape love 'tween man, woman & child
    that inspirational love
    joining hearts and minds
    to a better understanding
    of
    God's love.....love

    If I could teach love...
    that love for your woman love
    that love for your man love
    where drama is absent
    so the love you manifest in your child
    will nurture stabilty & compassionate love
    for you fellow man love
    that no man is an enemy
    because love begets love

    if I could teach love...
    that colorblind love
    that coming together for Obama love
    where color isn't the issue
    only the intergrity of the man love
    where King's dream of love
    has materialize
    uniting us as one in a spiritual love

    If I could teach love...
    that respect your Mama love
    that care for your seed kinda love
    imparting pride to the Fathers
    the responsibilty of love....love
    then he would know
    that a house is not a home
    without his supportive love

    if I could teach love...
    every life is a precious soul love
    that no man is a martyr love
    so war is inconsequential
    to the fabric of life
    as we live by the creed of love
    that all man are born free
    to achieve their own destiny
    even leaders of their countries
    stand in brotherly unity

    a world wide love

    if I could teach love...
    that no man is an island type love
    that empathy for poor love
    to share the gift of giving
    with those less fortunate than I love
    erradicate the homeless in the streets love
    eliminate the hunger
    of the young & old love
    as the word of God speaks to us
    in daily prayer love


    if I could teach love....
    as I was taught love
    stir each heart with selfless love
    transcending my hope
    to
    a
    universal love

    then I would sleep peacefully
    at night
    for
    I
    have
    bestowed
    my share of
    love

    :luvv:
    Epiphany:heart:
     
  2. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    you've

    come back with another brilliant peace

    brilliance most run in your family OBVIOUSLY :tennis:

    now we have to get you some REP power

    lol

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

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    just awesome and divine love this joint
     
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    simply beautiful! My what a LOVE this could be....a love that we shall experience when HE comes back for us....

    heartfelt!
     
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    i know i miss a lot of great work on here but i'm real delighted that i didn't miss this one.. it's great to here from you again... didn't we have a collab back then???

    you get 5 pens out of 5 for this one :wink:
     
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    then...teach me to love

    TEACH ME TO LOVE
    Like my momma did
    With bible in hand
    And nothing hid

    “Love all your neighbors
    And your enemies, too
    Knowing that God
    Sees everything you do”

    THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID

    She taught me to love
    From my deepest parts
    Mind. Body. Soul.
    And all my Heart

    So, even in failure
    I’d say, it’s cool
    To love EVERYONE OF YOU
    …in spite of you

    TEACH ME THAT LOVE.
     
  7. 4EVERLUV

    4EVERLUV Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    epiphany:
    With all the love in this beautiful
    scribe its bound to rub off. This
    was absolutley WONDERFUL!!!!


    Much Luv
     
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    you did it again girl.....I'm going to have to get with ya and your sister...we need to do a threesome...collab I mean;)
     
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    :read:

    Thats whats up :great:

    No words for the words of a poet on the risings of a muse

    just basking in the glow Sister goddess :read:

    MUCH props sister poetess
     
  10. epiphany

    epiphany Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Awww, Soja Man.

    I come from a long line of writers..ITS IN THE GENES.
    I'm proud to say, my three sons have taken up the torch as well.

    God has bless me with this gift and I love what I do.

    you certainly make a Sistah blush. :10300:


    Thank u for the read and the inspiring words.


    ******
    4everluv,

    Thats the belief, take one...teach one
    and the gift goes on & on & on.

    I appreciate you reading me and your wonderful response

    Much luv~backatcha.

    ******
    Baller,

    Thats what Mama's do...

    I am so fortunate to have a Mother that taught me love
    is an expression you don't keep to yourself, the more you give
    the more blessing return your way.

    And we who have been privileged to read you...

    know you love from the soul

    Beautiful flow back.

    Thanx for reading me....and the inspiration.

    ******

    Thanx your $Richness$,

    I'm thoroughly happy, you enjoyed my flow.


    ******
    Sweet Apple Pie,

    Yes He will....one day. So as Stevie Wonder sings...

    "Love's in need of love today"

    Thanx for reading and responding...


    ******
    J'hiah,

    That means a lot coming from you and you know the feeling is mutual.
    ~smile, yes we did do a collab and a beautiful one it was too. I have to go
    back in the attic...dust it off and reminisce.

    5 stars...wow, I appreciate you.

    thanx for reading me.

    ******
    Bishop,

    Lol, u too much with your extreme naughty nature.

    ...collab? We'll see.

    I appreciate you coming thru....thank u.


    ******

    Trinity,

    It is a gifted poet who can bring the best out in you.

    ...Baller has that gift and may I shamelessly give a promotion
    to his book, it will inspire you...

    Its why I love reading poetry as well as writing it.

    It challenges me to soar higher every single time.


    I so appreciate you and your very kind words...thank u.

    Thank u all....:jumping:


    epiphany:heart:
     
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