Black Poetry : It is what it is and I am what I am

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  1. asimplepoet

    asimplepoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You see me down right now
    And assume that it is over for me
    But don't count me out just yet
    For I will rise again better for the trial
    I've been through worse storms than this
    So I declare right now that this too shall pass
    I'm learning to give thanks for all things
    For all things happen for a set purpose
    An every situation has become my teacher
    Even when things blow up in my face
    There is a lesson to be learned in the ashes
    So why you stand over there doubting
    I will be rising and preparing for the journey
    For nothing shall stop me from reaching the top
    All you can see is where I stand on today
    But I can see me in my perfection
    So look out world I'm on my way to the top

    A strong women knows she she has strength enough for the journey
    but a woman of strength knows it is in the journey she will become strong.
    I am currently on a journey to be the best me that I can be,
    the me that God called me to be.
    But I am a work in progress
    and God is not through with me yet.
    If I am not what you expect me to be
    attribute it to growing pains
    and either love me flaws and all
    or wish me well in my journey.
    It is what it is
    and I am what I am
     
  2. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    FEELING YOU ASP

    I could have quoted the whole thing but i had to hi-light this

    MAN WHAT CAN I SAY?

    I HAVE NO WORDS

    this is why i love your poet man

    you shoots right thru me

    it's on the realest of scales just where i like to be on the "real"

    :kiss2:
     
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    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    asimplepoet - The fact that one can change his or her life in the blink of a Choice, regardless of circumstances, is the greatest gift. We can go from ignorant to intelligent, poor to rich, sad to happy - all overnight because we choose to do so without fear.What a power! Some use it and thrive some don't and perish and some never realize it's inside them their whole lifetime. You have captured all of that with your words and they merit a stand up salute. Namyh

    P.S. - When I first read this, I thought of the A-Train in New York City. When it barrels in, it's pushing a column of air in front of it that will push you away. When it leaves, the vacuum of air behind it will try to pull you to it. Your words have that force and anybody in the way better hold on or get pushed or get pulled or get both. Great work asimplepoet.
     
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    :SuN034:SPOKEN LIKE A TRUE WOMEN WARRIOR!!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    wow you said it wit power in ya stride .....I can relate and i see you as you are and what you are......Love how you broke it down correct .....flo on sis u got me hooked
    this piece did it for me......
     
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    4EVERLUV Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    asimple:
    Luving how your strength shines.


    Much Luv
     
  7. sweet apple*pie

    sweet apple*pie Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was a FANTASTIC piece ASP.

    Wow! You captured the very sentiment of words, that my life aims to capture right now.


    :spinstar:Magnificent and Powerfully written!
     
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    To journey in the world of self discovery is necessary, it is only then
    that you come to know that you that God intends you to be.
    A piece inspirational to everyone, especially women.

    asimplepoet. Well done!



    epiphany:heart:
     
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    In our journey to the apex, we will stumble for we are not perfect, but a stumble does not mean a total collapse. I can relate to this sis, you just keep being as positive as you can, some moments are easier than others, and you will be victorious.