Black Poetry : I Couldn't Grow Today

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  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    We could have done
    something different
    such as
    seeking to identify
    other alternatives
    without
    raised voices
    from harden
    thoughts
    but instead we chose
    what was
    most familiar...
    unhealthy
    growth stunting
    debilitating
    opposing points
    of view
    never once looking
    for the word
    "understand" anywhere

    A display of
    discontentment
    pacing the floor
    feeling the
    hallowness of
    wood beneath
    bare feet
    allowing frustration
    to overcome
    our union
    giving way
    to conversations
    that aren't truly
    heard

    Surely dis(gust)cussions
    have
    become
    auditory perceptions
    and preconceived notions
    of what
    "a thought" - thought
    and who said that you did,
    or moreso, who said
    that I didn't ...??

    A lack of trust has
    edged its way into
    the middle of our
    home and closes
    the curtains
    so that others
    won't see
    how irate
    we can be
    when it gets
    heated in the
    living room
    kitchen or
    bathroom
    and no fan or
    air conditioning
    unit can balance
    the thermostat
    to centrally cool
    the force of
    steam that
    brews within

    Dismayed...into
    oblivion
    then we ask ourselves
    "why"... or ... "how"
    did we let these
    issues blow up
    so much??
    Upset
    feeling SetUp
    because with
    arguments that
    occur between
    us
    whether frequent
    or infrequent...
    paralyzed our communication
    restricting and limiting
    our abilities to nurture
    differences and likenesses ~

    ....STEADFAST....

    ~and
    ...........I
    .............You
    ................We
    couldn't "grow" today ~~


    (c) 2001 SOULOFASISTA
     
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    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this is "outstanding." Do you realize how many people think this thought yet would never be able to articulate it as marvelous as this? "reality poetry"...N deed.

    "10"

    one love,blak
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    THIS INDEED IS ON POINT
    TALK 2 ME POET!
     
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    Hunter Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I agree with blakverb "reality poetry" indeed...

    this was an outstanding scribe poet..I love your work...

    you flowed truth as always!!

    *stunted*
     
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    incredibly tight sis!! Communication or lack thereof can be a mean thing in a relationship...
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blak~

    You are soooooooo supportive, so much that I can
    love ya' all ova Boo~ :wink:
    ...and as I told you...I ain't even had no arguments
    with anybody...instead I wrote this because a
    friend of mine was talking about what he goes
    through with his girl when they are fussin' at one
    another!

    Thanx :heart:

    ~chocolatekissesfromhoneylips~ :kiss: :kiss:
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Cindy

    Glad its got you thinkin' girlie!!

    :D
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Cindy~

    After reading your second response...

    Yes, I think it is sad when people
    in relationships argue sometimes
    really over senseless stuff...or how
    sometimes our moods may swing
    to set off an argument over little
    things that irritate us... it takes
    a lot of energy to argue & to be
    mad/upset...it soon becomes
    draining and wearing!

    Thanks for noticing this piece.
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sistah Hunter~

    Glad you stopped in to drop
    a reply! :wink:

    Yes, truly it is reality poetry...

    Thanks sis' for reading this piece.

    One :heart:
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Afri~

    You are so right girl!

    Thank you for the comps!

    Oneluv.
     
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