Black Poetry : Just a Little Thing-Walking History

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  1. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I remember the March to Washington
    I was just a child, just a little thing.
    Seeing hundreds of people walking
    right by my front door.
    They were singing.
    They were waving.
    I was smiling.
    I was waving.
    It was so wonderful.
    So many people happy.

    I remember when Martin Luther King was shoot
    I was just a child watching TV
    Everyone though it was a April fool joke
    It was no joke
    The country went into a panic.
    It really happen
    So many people crying

    I remember the Riot and how the city burned
    Lighting up the sky’s in the dark of the night
    I was just a little thing
    And I was screaming from the terror
    Guns shoot in the night
    So many people dying

    I remember the Curfew
    The city on a shut down
    Tank coming up my street
    Soldiers fully loaded
    Marching in front of my home
    I peeked out the window
    And frozen from the sight
    So many tanks rolling
    Down the block
    Where once people
    March happily
    Now soldiers marching
    Fully loaded
    So many People praying.

    I remember being hungry
    All the food had to be ration
    Filling pots and jars with water
    The riot destroy the markets
    The looter took all of it
    The only food was in the white hood
    But we could not leave our hood
    Sitting very quietly
    The only sound was stomach rumbling
    I was just a little thing,
    Nothing but a child
    I was so scared. It last 5 days
    But to me it never went away
    So many people hungry

    I remember people happy
    I remember people dying
    I remember tanks and soldiers
    I remember being hungry
    I was nothing but a child
    Nothing but a little thing
    Now I am
    Walking History
    This is not the end
    Peace
     
  2. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    wow....very nice girl...
     
  3. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hi Lovely
    thank you sistah :thanks:
    Peace
     
  4. Khasm13

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    far from da end...
    i like your memory...
    cause i remember some of thos things too
    peace
    khasm
     
  5. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    hi Khasm
    :thanks: thank you my bruther
    the things a child remembers
    better times are coming
    the wheels are turning
    Peace
     
  6. Olorun1

    Olorun1 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    :toast:

    - Sistah, as I sit here in this scorching 95* heat sipping my chilled 'morir sonando', I can't helped not to toast to you.

    - I like your style Sis

    - KEEP ON FLOWING

    PEACE
     
  7. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    reflection from a child eye
    now as a adults..we still have away to go
    yet I do feel the dream
    will be a reality
    as the wheels are indeed turning
    Peace
    Blue :heart:
     
  8. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Quite a reflection that was, Bluewater, and as usual, wonderfully posed. Haven't heard much from you in a while....when are we going to get some more of those flows?
     
  9. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    :) oh..thank you sister...i am slowly getting back into the flow zone...:)i see you are dropping some nice scribe sis :)
    Blue:heart:
     
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    I agree wit Watz...sista blue u makin us wait dont ya :D wit these gems I am SO happy to read u :)
     
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