Black People : Kindness or Weakness

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  1. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    "Don't Take My Kindness For Weakness"
    we've all said or heard it before
    but where exactly do they blur?

    is it after you slapped me twice
    and even then i remained nice
    hearing a request to love me once more
    giving it to you, then hearing you snore
    was it at that point when it happened
    that my kindness was somehow lessened?

    did it happen when you stole my money
    said you were sorry and forgive me honey
    my heart did soften, we mended the bridge
    now money is missing with no food in the fridge
    am i failing some big life test
    choosing rather, my strength to suppress?

    what about the time i said goodbye
    only to return and you know why
    promising that you'd do me right
    but instead we do nothing but fight
    is it here, in the muck and the mire
    that my kindness began to backfire?

    it's so hard to quit, so hard to move on
    put so much energy into this love song
    but the music stopped playing long ago
    i'm weary of dancing with my own shadow
    busy focusing on days gone by
    when you really did love me, never made me cry

    yes i've grown weak for what used to be
    hoping you'd come around and let me see
    the man that i know within you resides
    a man of much honor, integrity, pride
    perhaps if i'm patient, give it one more time ...

    or am i only doing it again
    providing a way for me to defend
    my lack of courage, strength and resolve
    to cut my losses, move on and evolve?

    kindness or weakness?
    their meanings are pointless
    dealing with you the line is so thin
    i can never use either of these words again
     
  2. Natasha

    Natasha Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ooooooooooooooooo
    It's a thin line
    two words with so much meaning
    go head sistah girl flow on
    stay strong
    cause we all will survive !
     
  3. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    destee,

    sister i have seen this in it's nakedness. some just don't get it. nice scribe queen.

    one love,blak
     
  4. 8th wonder

    8th wonder Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was deeply felt sis.....

    they do say there's a thin line between love and hate.....

    hum?:rolleyes:
     
  5. DeJay

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    I wish I could flow like dat

    That was tighter than a motherdestee i wish i could flow like that:eek:
     
  6. GYPSYMAN

    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    PROFOUND

    THIS IS A DEBATE SPARKER...4 REAL.
    EXCEPTIONAL !

    On A Continuous Journey
    GYPSYMAN
     
  7. MapleXtract

    MapleXtract Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ya know...

    I soooo can relate to this piece; from each standpoint (sorry to say). Though, it is, just, amazing how you were able to verbally capture all those feelings we, sometimes, find hard to put into words, you know? I'm, definitely, with you on this piece, ma...:)
     
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    indeed kindness for weakness
    a classic of heart from da MOTHER QUEEN
    she speaks !!
     
  9. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ok now
    likes this drop
    felt it been there
    Peace
    Angel
     
  10. rahstagal

    rahstagal Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    never been there, but ive been told once you start runnin dont stop runnin its the only way to survive...
    nicely put...
    an admirer
     
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