Black Poetry : I Must Have Blinked

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  1. HighEmme

    HighEmme Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I must have blinked
    because just yesterday
    everyone was normal
    carrying on
    with the daily trials of life

    I must have blinked
    because just yesterday
    everyone was self centered
    thinking about
    the trivial aspects of living

    I must have blinked
    because just yesterday
    everyone was so sure
    that over there
    could never be over here

    I must have blinked
    because just yesterday
    all of us were confined
    to our
    routined way of life

    I must have blinked
    because just yesterday
    we were getting ready
    to just live another day

    I must have blinked
    because today
    we live in fear
    today
    we cry rivers of tears
    today
    we mourn
    today
    our hearts are torn
    today
    we relive that day
    that changed us forever
    today
    we forget our differences
    today
    we find a common focus
    today
    we expand our views
    today
    we come together
    and today
    we change who we were
    yesterday

    *To everyone affected by the terrorism attacks--today we change
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Amen !! so true so true !if blink twice we gone ....
     
  3. Twofish

    Twofish Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this is POWERFUL!
    I am feelin every aspect of this...
    in a blink of the eye we are seeing the truths of life...

    1luv
     
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    Reason Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Again

    Very Powerful!!! Thank you for sharing...

    Reas
     
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    shaz Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    deep and well written
     
  6. HighEmme

    HighEmme Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Rich, Twofish, Reason and Shaz:

    Thank y'all so much for feelin me on this one. I'm just realizing when it comes to poetry the only rule is to feel and write, nothin else matters. Thanx again
     
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    True dat...
     
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