Black Poetry : I Write

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Joyce, May 22, 2004.

  1. Joyce

    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I write not that
    I may be loved by man
    Because his love may fly away

    I write with purpose
    I write with force
    Love me or not
    That is your choice

    How forcible is a right word!
    Yet it has no power until
    It’s written or heard.

    I write
    To confound the wicked
    While uplifting the afflicted

    I wait at night,
    To be awaken by the Son.
    I cannot write, but by His light.

    I write
    With depth,
    Wherein the secret things are kept.

    My nights are long.
    My days are swift.
    I don’t have forever,
    To use this gift.

    Therefore...I write with purpose.
    I write with force.
    Love me or not,
    That is your choice.



    Copyright ฉ 2003 By Joyce Rogers
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    u go sistah
    write da reasons
    lay da facts out
    tyte drop
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Joyce, yes, I believe this is why one should write. It is nice to hear from fellow poets if they are really feeling the poem as to what it was in the words that touched them so. But the release does come first. Wonderfully written.
     
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    Joyce, you have so much truth in your poetry. To be honest, you write for the same reasons I write. This was soulfelt. Much love sis for this drop. :toast:
     
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    nice flow sister
    we should all write
    with inner congruence
    of who we are as a poet,
    writer, artist...

    you do it well...
     
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    this is beautiful...it is a once again read for me as i shall read and reread it over and over...
     
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    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you poets....Thank you so much for feeling me. :sand:
     
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