Black Poetry : jamaica dreams

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  1. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I imagine you sitting alone
    On the shores of the ocean
    Allowing the breeze to hold
    You close within its touch;

    Your hands are locked over
    Your bent knees as your chest
    Is pressed against them to hold
    You in place upon the rock you sit;

    The breeze captures your braids
    Slightly moving them left to right
    As the edges of your linen dress
    Dances over your mocha skin;

    I envision you closing your eyes
    As you take a deep inhale to allow
    The essence of the day to whisk you
    Away onto the coolness of the dusk;

    A slight smile moves across your
    Face as the gentle breeze kisses your
    Skin and you lean back to allow to
    Cool to capture your rested frame;

    In the midst of this time I see
    You holding close to a book,
    Small and tattered from wear
    With pages holding on for life;

    It is within these pages your life
    Is recorded, your pain revealed and
    Your love of joy enveloped by your
    Thoughts of hope and peace;

    But the thing that intrigues me more
    Than the wear of the pages or the
    Fullness of the book but by the item
    I see held tightly within your fingers…

    A small wooden cross…
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    ahhhhhhhhhh!!

    the dream of beauty i see as i stand here day dreaming
    u took me there and back ..................i love it.........:toast:
     
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    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yes
    i'm diggin this...
    -7:spinstar:
     
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    D-Mo

    I see it...

    I miss her, too.

    Thank you

    a
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you all...Alyce, when i wrote this i wasn't aware someone was in Jamaica but after talking to them i am astounded by how GOd works...

    i see her wherever she is....
     
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    yes, GOD does work in mysterious ways...

    this one definitely fits the bill, dnommo...got me seconding Ms A...as a gentle breeze floats slowly by.
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks baller,

    if you only knew my peace right now....
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    needed to repost for the one in whom it was written for...i'm awaiting my linen outfit (white only please)
     
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    keri Active Member MEMBER

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    i'm glad you did repost for i enjoyed the view!
    K.
     
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    Had to put these shades on D...cos you know the Jamaica sun is toooooooooo HOT!!

    thank-you so much for this one dear friend...I am truly in awe of your bountiful gifts

    No matter where I am on earth...you always seem to find me

    this was truly a beautiful experience in verse. I will print this one D...and sit underneath the Coconut Tree and meditate on it

    :heart:
     
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