Black Poetry : i dreamt a dream

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  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I Dreamt A Dream

    There were secret revelations
    Of an anguished heart

    Stark vindication came
    Before I gained the strength to live
    …To grow beyond the hurting pain
    That came As chains of heartache tightened its grip
    …Its insidious grasp of my emotion brain
    ‘Til…once again

    My head ached

    My heart bled tears of intense sorrow
    Before tomorrow was granted me

    I dreamt a dream

    Memories of happiness
    Gathered ‘round instigators of hatred
    Where love once found its home

    Pockets of storied success
    Amid loveless laughter
    And the aimless chatter
    My momma told me

    There were moments of sorrow
    Bleeding from bones of Noble intent
    Where “spent” Is a term for our greatest descent
    Into the bowels of heart break and misery
    Where love-free cradles our joy
    A sugar-sweet girl child And her hero boy

    We starred in a fantasy of wonderful things
    Living happily ever after In the throes of a dream

    But it was more than the dream of a lover
    …More than the wishful thinkings
    Of a grateful few

    It dug deep into my soul

    Deep…into that cavity
    Where wishing wells be
    Housing engaging melodies of long ago

    “Nobody knows…”

    But I know

    I know

    I’ve seen a collage of dreams
    Along melancholy roads
    That calls to me

    I’ve seen “tales of the heart”
    And the part where lovers loom

    I’ve crooned to the pitch of
    Barry, and
    Luther, and
    Gerald Levert

    For what it’s worth…

    I’ve hurt…in my pain
    And pained beyond the rains of searing fire
    Burning in my soul

    Yes…I know

    I know a midnight’s serenade
    That offers more than the stare that lovers make
    Or the symphony my heartbeat plays
    When I think of you

    There is no other (like you)​
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    the greatest treasure of love is within deep for that someone .....awesome scribe
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yes...but

    it is the depth of those emotions that pains me. and, it is that pain that must be set free.

    THANKS for reading
     
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    and it shell in tyme just stay focus
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    Oh my! This write was so bittersweet to me!

    I soared and crashed with each high and low.

    Very moving piece, very palpable....At the end, I still felt a sense of loss but also a sense of longing.
     
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    Very touching and heartfelt piece poet, but ...
    sometimes we must go thought great pain, to truly know/ respect/and share great joy!!
     
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    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Wow, I felt that as I read it!

    The bittersweet experiences we go through living life... you've penned explicitly

    A heavy write, released!


    feelin'itsouldeep!
    Coco:dance:
     
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