Black Poetry : I know how it Feels

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Natasha, May 21, 2001.

  1. Natasha

    Natasha Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I know how it feels
    To want to cry but can’t
    To want to proclaim to all the world
    I’m here !
    Don’t look through me like
    I’m some non- entity
    I whisper
    When I feel like shouting
    I smile
    When I feel like frowning
    I fight the good fight
    When all I want to do
    Is curl up under some one warm and cry
    I know how it feels to be lonely
    But I am never alone
    Constantly surrounded
    By the fakes, the dreamers and the wannabes
    But I am oh so very alone
    I know what its like
    To want to feel
    But can’t
    Because the numbness invades my body
    Like a sickness
    In my soul
    I know how it feels
    To want to love
    But won’t
    Cause I’m too scared to let go
    To afraid to take the chance
    I know how it feels
    To be me
    Do you ?
     
  2. GQ

    GQ Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Good flow Natasha,

    Question - is there a purposeful contradiction in this piece?

    I know how it feels to be lonely
    But I am never alone
    Constantly surrounded
    By the fakes, the dreamers and the wannabes
    But I am oh so very alone


    Peace
    GQ
     
  3. Natasha

    Natasha Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Good eye !
    yes actually the contradiction is purposeful
    there is a distinct difference from being alone and being lonley
    that line idicates that even though I am always surrounded by different people, I still feel alone because of the TYPE of people they are .......
     
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    Kewl - I'm feelin' ya!!!!

    Peace
    GQ
     
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    to be lonely
    yet never alone

    even sadder

    than being lonely
    and completely alone

    nice flow Sis

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  6. Desert Storm

    Desert Storm Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You put this together

    Ever so patiently!... I know how it feels fa sho. But when I do feel again, well, when I do feel again lets just say passion will ignite itself a flame!
    Desert Storm
     
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