Black Poetry : It is....!

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  1. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It is....!


    It is the blink that makes one man with eyes blind
    and another man with vision see.
    It is the power of the toe on the foot
    pivoting on its axis and balancing
    Man's chaotic nature with its spin.

    It is the breath behind the note that
    sweetens the melody to the ear
    with its wings of wind
    and the pin stick in the brain's butt
    that lifts the couch potato
    with the force of a hammer
    that builds kingdoms, once he's on his feet.

    It is the Feather of Belief that raises
    a man's head and dignity from the gutter
    so he may look up into the face of God
    and in His eyes see himself redeemed.

    It is that single drop of Courage
    that enables one man with It to make
    leaps of progress, even in the darkness,
    while another man without It becomes
    riveted with Fear, even in the daylight.

    It is one determined fragile finger,
    with one ounce of Faith, pushing
    one mighty mountain over one inch
    to the awe of all disbelievers
    while the chisel chips the stoneblock
    for the masterpiece within, transforming
    the mediocre into the meteoric.

    It is the power to envision what can be
    harnessed to the actions that make it real.
    It is in all of us. It is in all of me.
    It is in all of you.

    Namyh
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    It is indeed within each and everyone yes it is this was awesome scribing
    poet of da week keep droppin it smooth
     
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    it is a pensive pen penning a powerful piece...
    i truly enjoyed this piece...keep shinning poet...

    one love
    khasm
     
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    It is the force that causes us to take in each line, feeling the truth therein, that feeds us verse after verse...it is, the power of this poem. Wow....
     
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    i see the talent and hard work in this piece

    you said a lot

    patrice
     
  6. Harry Hyman

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    Rich –
    A lot of times, we don’t know it’s there. It’s been covered over with lies, self delusions and fears that we’ve adopted and which make us blind enough to doubt our best dreams. So we put them on the back burner of life and forget them. The talents we have to make the dreams come true become weakened and shrink thru disuse like a gift that’s never been opened but forgotten in some dark corner. If I can help even out some of the rough edges by droppin it smooth on occasion, it will be an honor to keep tryin’, as I think you and others also proudly do here. Thanks Rich. Namyh
     
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    khasm – Yeah! I was pensive and thinking that we are more than the sum of our parts. Maybe we got a chance to keep shining as you say. I am so very revved up that you truly enjoyed this. Hope it comes in handy when most needed Khasm. Namyh
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa!

    Harry,

    It is (what it is), so very encouraging, props and thank you Brother.

     
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    Harry...

    I have never left your poetic table without being fed to the soul.

    Thank you for serving up words the way you do!


    MaddSistahlyLove!
    Coco:heart:
     
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    yes "it" is poet

    very well written and very well received

    :blowkiss:

    :picture: