Black Poetry : John T.

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Heartbeat, May 22, 2002.

  1. Heartbeat

    Heartbeat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    As men come
    As men go
    Men are men
    Being the men that they are
    Then there is John T.

    There are wise men
    Brave men
    Men who care
    Men willing to make change
    Not for change sake
    But because change is needed
    There are men of courage
    Among these men
    There is John T.

    God and family
    Service to others
    Others
    The ones unable or unwilling
    The ones who see even hope as a fantasy
    Afraid
    Looking for strength
    Looking for someone
    Looking for a friend
    So many have found John T.

    John T. Wigginton
    Each one he touched
    His legacy
    Eternal peace his just reward
    A man among men
    My brother
    John T.

    BE
     
  2. msluciousb

    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    So beautiful when a man shows this depth!

    I feel like I knew him! Sounds like someone I knew. I thank you for sharing someone you obviously loved and respected.
    BLESSINGS ON YA HOUSE!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    HERATBEAT....... man say dem words brutha dis is well felt
    made me think i was his brutha .......lovin ya flow man.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    back to the top
    this was hot !
     
  5. Joyce

    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you, thank you, thank you for sharing this beautiful poem with us. I know that this poem has personal sentimental value for you, but I also share the emotion of each line as this poem is a reflection of the man I call "daddy".

    Joyce
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was quite a touching tribute. I agree with Joyce, this reminds me of my father as well. So many strong genuinely good black men out there, we don't hear enough about them.
     
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    :D I'm in total Awe!
    This...This...This!
    There is'nt any
    words that I can
    say that would
    tell you how much
    I'm loving this scribe!
     
  8. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    tight drop
    love it
    thanks for sharing it!!!
    Peace Angel
     
  9. NicoleM

    NicoleM Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I like this a lot. John T. = rare breed.
     
  10. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I truelly enjoyed reading this poem about John T. it touched my heart and let me know that there are wonderful people in the world. My thanks to you for sharing.
     
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