Black Poetry : (it seems like) Ten Thousand Years

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  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    (It Seems Like)
    Ten Thousand Years

    For ten thousand years
    I’ve dreamt of the possibilities
    …have known that you might someday be
    The best thing ever to happen to me

    For ten thousand years
    I’ve watched circumstances and adversity
    Mold you into the beautiful woman…you are
    I’ve loved you…from afar
    With only my dreams to carry me through

    No…I wasn’t stalking you

    But I loved the sway of your path
    As you moved through each day
    With every way your life turned
    I wanted to say…

    I love you

    But it was never the right day
    Or, the right time
    Or, I couldn’t imagine you being mine
    Or, some other kind of excuse would get in the way
    And…I could never find the right words to say

    I love you

    And, though it’s true
    I could never seem to capture the essence of you
    But my dreams have carried me through
    A lifetime of “Want and desire”
    …Of the most intense fire
    A body could ever contain

    All in the course of my dreams…of you

    Ten thousand tears, I shed
    When I heard that you had wed
    Tying your heart to another
    Knowing I could never be your lover
    My heart bled tears of many sorrows
    As every “tomorrow” rained down on me
    Allowing me to see another day…without you at my side
    Yes…I cried tears of anguish…and great pain
    As I imagined
    Over…and over…again
    All the joy we could have shared
    …How deeply I’ve always cared
    Only to be looked over
    Yet, again

    Ten thousand heart quakes…That ache
    Each time I think of you with another
    Husband or lover
    It doesn’t matter…it’s not me

    This empty shell of a person I’ve come to be
    As shattered dreams and hopeless romance
    Drained the life of me
    All because we didn’t take a chance at
    “You and I”
    …Didn’t try to fulfill our destiny

    Ten thousand looks at
    Right and wrong
    Leaves me…all alone
    Coz…never once did I invite you along
    My river of Happiness

    ‘Til now​
     
  2. cherryblossom

    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    Oh my goodness!


    I'm mad at both of yall! j/k But this made me so sad, so wistful.


    This was a vivid, poignant view of "loving from afar."





    Why can't we say these things before it's too late?


    But, perhaps, it isn't.
     
  3. 4EVERLUV

    4EVERLUV Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Baller:
    Again you have penned another
    beautifully heart stirring tear jerking
    piece of poetry. My...my...I love this
    with a passion.

    Much Peace & Luv,
    :heart:4EVER
     
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    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Very Nice baller

    There is no right time.
    The next moment and especially the next day isn't promised.
    Love is the most elusive thing.
    Many try to capture it, by commitment and a ring
    But love will not wait for anyone.


    So go for it always like you will
    Never see that person again.
    Live somethings in the now.

    This a great write poet. I liked this flow.
     
  5. MRS. LADY

    MRS. LADY Banned MEMBER

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    There you go, you know
    After 10000 years
    Dreaming that I can be
    Everything I always was

    The whole reason I was made
    Was to encompass your love
    Did you ever think that maybe while I was
    In the distance
    I was looking for you
    And you being away
    Is what made me blue

    I took a chance on you
    I took a chance on me
    How come you didn't see
    us
    You just saw the beauty of lust
    All I ever wanted was your trust
    And to know that just I AM enough

    You can never invite me down your river
    Because I AM the river
    And if you weren't always feelin sorry for yourself
    You would feel me there and know I care
    Your just unaware
    that I AM everywhere

    I had a fantasy
    of the man I love
    Finally
    Because I never had one that was my own reality

    But he touched me, I heard him and he consumes my gaze
    He is the sun, and his eyes are my rays
    And when we combine
    It's rapturial perfection
    We peak at the same time
    And I take his erection
    And at the moment of orgasm
    I need no protection
    Because when he enters me
    It's only with thoughts of inception

    Love and Life
    I am his wife

    Forever
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    cherryb...

    it's never too late to say anything. however, some things just shouldn't be said...after a time. as they say, there is a season for all things. once that season passes, let it go.:( as always, i THANK YOU for your kind words.

    4EVERLUV...maybe one day we'll be each others shoulder...upon which we can lean. THANK YOU.

    HODEE...the freshness of new love is just like that. we have our opportunities...and we should take full advantage of them. but once they've moved on, can we still say, "...but i loved you in another time." it was a wonderful memory. THANK YOU.

    Mz Lady...Ms Lady...Miss Lady.

    I knew it was you

    But you didn’t do
    What you were supposed to

    You didn’t race my way
    You didn’t cum what may
    You didn’t hear what the fat lady had to say
    When she sang her song

    But my attraction was strong

    Everyday…I came to you

    If you are, indeed, my river of happiness
    I willingly confess
    My heart to thee

    Come…be with me

    Let me join with you
    …Swim in you
    Do the breast stroke
    The back stroke

    Let me stroke every part of you

    A wife
    In the midst of
    Stress and strife
    Do you want me to pursue the “naughty and nice”
    And “decadently sweet” you
    ~ like I want to
    I’ll have you doing all kinds of after-six sh*t
    …Even before six
    Won’t quit my chase of you
    Girl…you’ve never seen midnight romance like mine
    Will have you crying at the possibilities of future endeavors
    Introducing brand new and cleaver antics
    Have you talking ‘bout “O, how romantic”

    Instead…I’ll revert back to the ten thousand years I’ve waited
    ...Anticipating a time I’d be with you
    Could share my hopes
    My dreams
    My blues with you

    Didn’t know what to do with my love for you

    Through morning’s fog…or
    Midnight’s dew
    Deepening shadows drew
    Elongated breaths of yesterday’s dreams
    And hurried scenes of what tomorrow held in store

    Now…I want more

    I want a touch…a memory of us
    But that isn’t to be
    I guess I want too much
    (as I relive my fantasies)

    Ten thousand years of hopes and dreams
    Of my fairytale queen

    But you didn’t come to me

    That sparkle in your eye didn’t call my name
    ‘Twas never your aim
    To quell your fire (with me)

    I’m not your heart’s desire
    ~ I know
    Still…my love grows
    And my heart knows
    The destiny determined for us

    Ten thousand years of suppressed tears
    As everyday fears push me away
    Still, I think of you…everyday

    Ten thousand years I’ve waited
    …hating the time you weren’t here with me
    …didn’t share with me
    Your hopes and dreams
    Didn’t do those wondrous things we were meant to do

    Didn’t share my life with you
     
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    so now you understand my dear beloved

    a moment is an eternity

    :bowdown:

    remember how i loved you :love:
     
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    baller - To make progress at anything, especially Love, one must be willing to take a leap in the dark without a parachute, regardless of the images of rejection and disappointment which we see in our minds. It's those images which prevent us from taking that leap or that chance. That's when we later find ourselves standing on the ledge saying "****, I should have jumped." If that isn't a life instruction course, I don't know what is. And you have penned it eloquently. Keep the baller rollin'. Namyh/HH

    P.S. - If there is a Next time!.................JUMP!
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    there are times when jumping into the fire only leads to destruction...

    ...and times when it is best to remain on the sidelines. there is a season for all things. the season for this love is nearing, yes, but it will come in its own time. THANKS for the advise, bro Hyman.

    meditating.
     
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    Words never spoken...

    space never shared, tears air dried, time passed by. A sad, but beautifully written portrait of a love that never lived.

    As usual your words move.


    MaddSistalyLove!
    Coco:heart:
     
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