Black Poetry : I'm Ready, Now

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Bert, Aug 16, 2002.

  1. Bert

    Bert Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    (an example of the phrases "if you slow, you blow", or "if you move, you lose")



    tonight I'd like to engage in a discourse
    about the last time we conversed
    and the heart of the matter was in your hand
    extended to me

    but I stepped back
    and turned away
    as if your "i love you"
    wasn't the right thing to say

    I'd like to revisit
    our last visit
    so you can ask me directly
    what was it? what is it?
    that kept me from feeling the you in me

    that made me blind
    but now you can't see

    I've changed... though not perfect,
    but a better me

    please, it's more than just physical
    though you take me places
    outside mycarnalself that changed
    me in the spiritual

    where I feel things I've never felt before
    where my manhood wasn't just a member
    but suddenly became "more"

    my soul is ... reaching out to you
    if you're no longer there
    what will I do?

    talk to me, and let me know, soon
    if we can meet at the intersection
    of north star and full moon...

    remember?

    see I want to begin where we ended
    our last encounter
    much closer than the distance between
    the tie that once bound us

    let me finally hear you out
    raise your voice, and pound your
    fists..allow me to give you the only
    reasons I have, and why things
    fell like this
    then let me tell you "yes" emotionally
    I am forever your lover
    even if you must leave our brief
    embrace
    and go back to the other...


    Bert
     
  2. mkhaya lo'

    mkhaya lo' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    aaawwwwww!! my GOD! BErt, this was beyond beautiful..It spoke to me-really I'm at work and literally shifting between my work and the site and when I read your poem, I actually stopped and just went, wow! There's a lot of sincerity and admitting that "I was a Jerk" all up in this piece..I hope the piece reflects a real life situation and that it does work out for your..

    lol
    mkhaya lo'
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    man BERT ya hittin' sweet tunes dem ladies gotta love dis one
    tyght flow brutha ...
     
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    diva08 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    aaaaawwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

    *sigh*
    so nice
    so sincere
    i'm feelin' it.

    d08
     
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    That piece touched my heart in the truist sense.
     
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    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A beautiful Heartfelt piece.


    Coco :heart:
     
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    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    mr bert.


    ...this one made me feel!

    thank you for sharing, poet.

    itsallLove, chile.

    elayne.
     
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    mojo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You know, I've been reading the brothas today. I'm liking very much how we can come with the real, speak from the soul. That yin and yang is a helluva thang. I'm feeling the sincerity in this.

    This is tight! Flow on!

    MOJO
     
  9. shaz

    shaz Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    bro this **** was to real
    tell it like it T I IS
    loved the read
     
  10. Bert

    Bert Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks Poets. Wish it were not so.

    Bert
     
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