Black Poetry : It Sure Did Rain A Lot in April, Didn't It?

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  1. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It sure did rain a lot
    in April, didn't it?
    It rained so much this month
    there came a day
    that my eyes tried to distort the calendar
    struggling to see May

    Clouds appeared this April,
    billowy, fluffy, dark...clear as day to see
    Filled with the stuff that life can bring
    I stared at them, and they stared back at me
    No, the clouds didn't retreat
    and neither did I.
    Not running for cover, just standing there, drenched
    and having the audacity to ask, Why?

    It sure did rain a lot
    in April, didn't it?

    Procrastination and stagnation had me frozen
    they've become my kryptonite
    They came about because of my fear
    that things wouldn't work out right
    Expecting a change from those
    who are acting just like they behaved before
    Delirious with disappointment, and damned near despair,
    clouded mind did a rain dance, and Lord have mercy did it pour

    And I realize, it's awfully silly, but I thought,
    What's all that rain coming down for?
    It sure did rain a lot
    in April, didn't it?

    May Day, May Day!
    I realize that there's still more rain
    but the flowers are about to bloom
    and that helps to numb the pain
    Every patch of soil won't have flowers
    some areas will be bare, some will have weeds
    Procrastination won't weed the garden
    And stagnation can't plant any seeds

    Every action, has an equal an opposite
    reaction, and that's a fact
    Time to seek shelter, and use the umbrella
    that I usually carry, time to act.

    It sure did rain a lot
    in April, didn't it?
    Hello, May. Glad to see you...
     
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    Tantrum Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It rained more than my eyes can see
    Like wat-iz-ur-name your beauty blinding me/
    You reflect the earth and thats watz-in-a-name
    Glow more than the moon, April drives me insane/
    As the clouds accumalate overshadow the sun
    My new born son sheltered can't get rained upon/

    It sure did rain a lot
    In April, didn't it?


    Nice drop sista really feeling your piece just showing some love
     
  3. Prizefighter16

    Prizefighter16 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    :rolling: this was a fun and light read for me...i enjoyed the way it was laid out. Flowed out like you were thinking this during a train ride... :jump: thanks for puttin up the cool read :cool:



    Mz.Soulll
     
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    NapturallyYours Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Gotta love poems with my name in it! :great:

    April
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you for the smooth flow back, and for the love shown, Tantrum. Appreciated brother.
    If only I had been riding on a train, Prizefighter, I think the poem would have had a much lighter feel. Appreciated.
    I gave April a very negative slant, but it's nice that you liked it any way. Thanks, Napturally.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    this was a treasure like true april rain dropz ....i love this piece
     
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    It rained more here, than any where,
    rained on me so hard and didn't seen to care.

    I suppose it's meant to make all things grow,
    It was the toughest lesson that I grew to know.

    April showers drenched deep in my soul,
    highlighted all of my problems in bold.

    When May reared it's head on day number 1,
    it was surrounded by all the beauty of the sun.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm thinking that the treasure is coming in May, what with all that rain, Rich. Glad that you loved this piece.
    Great flowback queent, bulls eye! Thanks a million sis.
     
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    Hello sista watz:
    I know its been a while, but oh how
    I love to come back and read something from you.
    And if I tell you its been raining over here too.
    But it's all good. We need a little rain for those
    beautiful flowers to grow. As always your pen
    scribes so lovely.:)

    Much Luv
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Without life's problems, would we appreciate the good times? During those rainy seasons, I'd like to give it a go. Sorry about the rain your way, but glad to hear about those flowers. Thank you much, 4Everluv.
     
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