Black Poetry : I said I was grown and all, but...

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by ShadeeLadee, Sep 1, 2001.

  1. ShadeeLadee

    ShadeeLadee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    sometimes I compete with my sisters and brother for your attention because they have something of you I'll never have

    part of your body, not just all of your heart

    I never experienced their perfect fetal slumber in
    the warmth of your womb, so I didn't recognize your
    heartbeat the first time you held me close
    when I was 9 years old

    I think I would have been better if I'd been fed your love
    through my pre-natal cord instead of the toxic substances
    my birth mother laced with alcohol...

    but that did not destroy me, and God sent you to restore me

    But I'm only human, so sometimes I compete for your attention with my sisters and my brother....

    have the most ridiculous problems
    call you up so you can solve them... you know...just so you'll notice

    that I still need my mommy's love

    SWT

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  2. Kitana

    Kitana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ahhhhh

    this was so sweet and so touching and said with such honesty...
    and we all need our mamas love, no matter how old we are..
    beautiful..

    K
     
  3. Joyce

    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The Joy Of Adoption

    Thank you so much for sharing this poem. James would truly love this one and feel you ALL the way on it, becuz he lived it.
    The flow on this poem was so easy. The experience was unveiled, line by line which such clarity...there was no need to second guess. The reader knows right away, that they have a clearer view into the life of one who is loved by the one who "rescued" them.



    *He grafted me in...I am so thankful*





    www.joycerogers.net
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    WOW!

    THE BEAUTY THE HONOR DA HONESTY
    ALL DISPLAYED IN THIS PIECE BRINGS
    ME JOY IN HEART............THANKZ 4 SHARING:)
     
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    Heartbeat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    God has blessed you far beyond your present recognition. You'll always have what you need. Through a mother's love God is always there. Beautiful peace.

    BE
     
  6. poeticdelight

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    well written piece

    pd
     
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    Shade

    I love this testimony you've shared here. I see the heart and soul of the little girl who prayed for a mother's love...and God blessed her with so much more. God blessed our family with you.

    You've touched this mother's heart Miss Ladee.

    May God continue to make His face shine upon you, SM :)

    :heart:

    a
     
  8. LISTERSCRIBIN'

    LISTERSCRIBIN' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    very nicely written, i must say. and i agree with all others before me. keep on scribin', as i will continue to watch.
     
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    Shadee...

    I felt you competing for her love with every line...saw you looking behind the number nine for traces of an umbilical chord which led to her womb...

    you spoke your love for her so truthfully...it touched my insides

    Now....I have witnessed both sides of the coin..I've heard ner speak how much she loves you...and now I have heard you too

    Beautiful peace

    *mommy*

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