Black Poetry : I Gotta' Be Me!

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  1. klabarron

    klabarron Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I don’t want to color between the lines.
    I want to smear my color all across the page
    until my blues and reds make purple,
    my blacks and white shine gray,
    and my yellows and greens shine hues of a beautiful orange.

    I don’t want to comb my hair.
    I want to let it kink and roll
    until it appears brillo
    but yes it is fresh and clean
    expressing my ethnicity, idealism, individuality and self.

    I want to wear my plaid pants in the dead of winter.
    So what if it’s cold outside.
    I am feeling light and free with a soul of springtime daises
    and flow of summer’s breeze
    tainted by the freshness of a newborn babe’s breath.
    I’m feeling new.
    Did you see...
    the temperature is way above 70!

    I want to bop my own bop, dap my own dap!
    I feel a stroll inside my soul th th th..
    that allows me to walk through the dark days with a beautiful,
    joyous light inside and sing slamin’ be-bop melodies
    in the midst of chaos,
    and dance all by myself with an unseen partner
    that is holding me so close to His bosom.
    Sanctified security!

    I want to breath.
    Deeply.
    So deeply!
    So very deeply that you hear my inhalation of life
    and all that is wondrous and my exhalation of every situations of pain,
    disgust, and disappointment
    so that fills my lungs with the fluids of defeat that death by bronchial asphyxiation has become a viable option.
    I want to breath again.

    I want you;
    no rather,
    I need you to understand that your box-like paradigm
    of who I should be will not bind me.
    I want to break out of your box.
    To live beyond the boundaries of the impossibility
    in the fruition of Him-possibility!
    To overcome my past because of His restoration.
    To be all of the Me I should be because the Me that
    I gotta’ be it the Me He created me to be.

    So what if I’m….. unique!
    Against the grain…
    Out of the ordinary…
    Unorthodox…
    Peculiar
    or even strange in your eyes.

    I still gotta’ be Me.
     
  2. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    If you weren't you, you couldn't write the way that you do. Such a positive vibe in this scribe of freedom and individuality.
     
  3. klabarron

    klabarron Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks watz. you're always there...
     
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    :wave: heyyyyyyyyyy so happy to read you again where ya been!!!!!
    love ya flow my brother...Angel
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    felt dis one u always bring it correct tyte write bruh!
     
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    Being you just took me on
    a natural High!!!!!!!!!
    If this is how you be,
    Be you all day everyday!!!

    I love the beauty in you!
    Breathtaking Write!!!!!!!!
     
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    Awwww yeah! I can relate to this most def. Bomb, bomb, bomb of a flow. Lovin it.
     
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    Thank 4 da love fam. I have been without my PC for a minute MzBlk. Hopefully I'll see you guys in the slam this evening. Flow no Fam.
     
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    *standing up on my seat bout to fall out shoutin*
    THAS WHAT I AM TALKIN BOUT!!!!


    Whew :D had to get that out of my system lol brotha my brotha my brotha smh...
    I would LOVE to hear this live but i wont even be NEAR a pc smh but i sure am glad that your puter is workin again cause this FIYAH needs to be displayed and played and put on REPEAT :)
     
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    i loved this...
     
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