Black Poetry : It's Easier in the Dark

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  1. mahoganyqueen

    mahoganyqueen Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It’s Easier in the Dark


    I wish someone would have told me it’s easier in the dark
    We could have avoided all this animosity
    And bad feelings
    We could have squashed the hurt feelings
    And wiped away the tears
    But nobody told me that it’s easier in the dark
    And I’m just finding out now
    In the dark
    With you

    In the velvet dark I can hear your voice clearer
    Not louder, but clearer
    I feel the timbre that flows through the room
    I can hear you
    For the first time

    In the dark I can see you
    Not your shape
    But your soul
    I can see the meaning of your words
    I can see you
    For the first time

    Nobody told me that it’s easier to forgive in the dark
    Nobody f*cking told me
    So here I am in the dark
    With you
    Finding out that I can
    Hear and
    See and
    Forgive
    You

    Is it too late, dad?
     
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    No, it's never too late for forgiveness bearing light.

    Exquisite dear poet, we dads welcome sentiment also.
     
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    I like dat... makes u go hmmmm.. nice piece..Ms J
     
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    thought provoking piece...i was totally wrapped up in this one....
    one love
    khasm
     
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    so good...so good...
    and 1poetsought said it...it's never to late
    like the way you unfolded that into the light...
     
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    alwayz time to redeem
    tyte drop
     
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    While I read this, I was wondering is this a literal darkness, or the darkness spoken of after death? Thought provoking, well written scribe poet.
     
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    mahoganyqueen Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sister Watziname - the darkness was real. I had a heart to heart with my father and I was wtching tv in the dark and we just didnt turn the lights on. It was easier to talk to him without the lights on and so this poem was inspired. Thank you to everyone who responded. :hearts2:
     
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    Thanks for clearing that up, and glad you had that bonding experience with your dad.
     
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