Black Poetry : lessons passed down

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  1. TotalView

    TotalView Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    daughters
    some will tell you you are not
    cut from exquisite fabric
    that your bodies are not holy vessels
    to be worshiped and revered
    that your hips cannot mold
    clay to perfection

    then they will come soliciting
    without dowry
    the magic of your womb
    to perform illusions
    for the decadence of their clan

    they will hold you close
    and speak of love
    in a low volume
    designed to break through your skin

    it is at these times
    i need you to remember
    the wisdom passed to you
    through my milk

    be as the strongest branch
    bend do not break

    not every man is worthy
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    tru dat indeed love the piece and where it took me
     
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    Life lessons so often hurt.

    May I share your wise poem with my young daughter?
     
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    thank you, precious. appreciate your thoughts.

    (smile)
     
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    Of course you may, dear heart. I am honored. Thank you.
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    I'm so feeling you. Having a 20 something year old daughter and having to let her experience life's messages. Great lesson here Sis.! Treat our Women as gold(from the earth) and the man shall prosper(food)!
     
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    wow.
     
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    Sister Candeesweet,

    My daughter is twenty something, as well. I am blessed with a wonderful son-in-law and am happy to say the garbage some of my daughter's previous suitors tried to feed her, she refused to eat. Thank you.

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    I love, appreciate and respect your wows, precious. Thank you.

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    Thank you, Brother Poet Khasm13

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