Black Poetry : I Still Stand!

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  1. PropheticNsyght

    PropheticNsyght Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Bitter breakups and I'm still strong.
    Slaps in my face and still I turn the other cheek.
    Powerful,
    Resilient,
    Mortal and still standing.
    The rains fell in torrents,
    my roads became too slippery to travel on;
    my view was obscured by vague hazes.

    Still I told my story.
    Still I stood.
    Timeless and pulsating with life and
    Determination….
    Determination,
    and a refusal to let obstacles and tribulations
    fester.
    They may pester;
    don’t step to me, hear my kats purr,
    I am weakness deferred.

    I rise, like a butterfly;
    it puts you in mind of Mr. Ali, Oh, my bad; Casius.
    The winds beat me down and the storm upheavals my earth,
    still my God gives me Beauty for Ashes,
    in this life, I may take ten lashes;
    that turn into ten blessings.
    You can’t destroy my yin or yang;
    In fact trials and tribulations can’t even dictate
    or play this game.
    Through it all I stand!

    Copyright 2004,
    "Smooth and Sultry" Publishing
    "Poeta nascitur, non fit"
    ~The Poet is born, not made
    PropheticNsyght
     
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    SwtT Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WOOOOOW!!!!:jawdrop: poet I am IN AWE OF YOUR WRITING:bowdown: This was raw!!!! Thru it all you still stand....and take a bow cuz this piece deserves one!!!
     
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    PropheticNsyght Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Man,
    Thank you so much for your pure love and encouragement.
    God bless
     
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    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    alright....keep on standing..
    like the strong oak...
    keep on growing
    like the green earth..
    keep on...keeping on..
     
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    MrBlak Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You got a way with words...I really enjoyed this...what inspired you to write it?
     
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    Such strength and determination here, this scribe was just oozing with the power of self. Wonderful.
     
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    PropheticNsyght Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Whats good pa. Man thank you for your love and encouragement. I wrote this because I've began the process of relinquishing my body, mind, soul, will, and life to God and I know that some peeps will try to come against that; I know that the devil hates it that I've done that, just like he hates me and so he will use any person, situation, or thing to come against me and this piece was basically saying that no matter what; with the strength of God I am an Overcomer and more than a Conqueror! I am a Son of Thunder and I will not be made to fall or be detered! Much peace and blessings
     
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    PropheticNsyght Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    deepy you are too much and such a wonderful talent. I simply adore you and your fire! Thank you and I will continue to stand tall and strong!
     
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    PropheticNsyght Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ma, Once again you leave me feeling all shades of good! Thank you so much.
     
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    Randee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    like this so much I join the flow

    . . . and still i stand
    quietly, waiting for my
    moment to move swiftly
    away yet still hesitating
    i may look bent and broken
    yet my spirit has survived
    like all else i will thrive
    nothing can be done
    to change our past
    all i know is i will outlast

    women unite in this
    ghetto battleland
    coming close but never
    truly hand in hand
    always someting holding
    us back
    waiting in silent fear
    for their attack

    left will be us
    still standing
     
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