Black Poetry : I Must

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  1. arthur1210

    arthur1210 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I cannot lose my strength
    I cannot squirm nor flinch
    I must make it happen if I want it to be
    I will set priority
    All under my authority
    It is my future; it is my destiny
    I bring people in my life
    Listen to words of advice
    They may be an aid in things I hope to achieve
    But all and all, I’ll make the call
    Thus, whether I climb or I fall
    I must find and establish what is best for me

    I’m the one who will make it happen
    This life’s my voyage, and I am Captain
    Must discover my way own way through the open sea
    I must designate what routes are best
    And learn to withstand every test
    I must notice any particulars I need
    All slips will be my falls
    I’ll live with the scrapes, the scars
    Every laceration will only see me bleed
    I must perform in life day to day
    With good or evil along the way
    And I must become conscious of what’s best for me

    It must be in me to buckle down
    Retaining no fear to hold my ground
    Seeing that, I ‘m the one who is holding the keys
    Final decisions are mine to make
    With my hills to climb, my walls to break
    It is I who must know; it’s I who must believe
    I must grasp, and come to understand
    It’s actually all in my hands
    If I want to grow, and if I want to succeed
    For the destination will be mine
    With all of my efforts, strength and time
    As I yet seek to find what is best for me
     
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    thatgirl74 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You go
    determination is
    a wonderful tool. I like this.
     
  3. arthur1210

    arthur1210 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks you for reading... I needed it when I wrote it.
    glad you liked
     
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    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    arthur1210

    All of us go through that in our lives. The realization of self-determination. We need it for so many things. School, job, or after ending bad relationships or relationships that we didn't want to end.

    Very well done...

    :thanks: for sharing a part of you with us.

    :toast:
     
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    self-examination,
    self-initiation
    self-motivation is all up in dis!!

    tyte!! :coffee:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    whoaaaaaaaa!!! u mastered this piece to perfection
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It all comes down to me, myself, and I, determined scribe here.
     
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    Virgil Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i really feel this one. it seems like you're freeing yourself from something. more power to you.
     
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    THEONE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Definitly felt this drop,
     
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    Nice piece. Your expression here, I feel myself. Your self-motivation has become peer-motivation. Thanks for sharing this piece.

    E :spinstar:
     
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