Black Poetry : Lifejackets for RelationShips

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  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Even my pen MAN ship
    throws thoughts overboard
    into a black ink sea
    left to swallow
    salted water
    and how many
    relations
    must perish
    before they reach the edge of
    another shore
    ...lined emotions floating
    listlessly without the strength
    to paddle
    and ...
    in an instant
    I think I see
    preservers
    that form around
    a sunken love
    seeking a rescuer's attempt
    to save me
    but then
    I bottle up my heart
    and hold on for someone
    else to discover
    ... uncover
    unbottle these sinking
    feelings
    still then ...
    I am left to drown
    inside my own misery






    (c) 2001 SOULOFASISTA
     
  2. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    aaaahhh...

    a pity, sometimes, how we have what we need in front of us...yet, pass it up for something we think MIGHT come along...that may not be as good for us.

    a storming sea approaches

    watch your SIX.:)

    One.
     
  3. GYPSYMAN

    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Lost At Sea/See

    Only the best
    life-lines
    float
    emotional fibers
    hemp-like
    strong
    for hope
    catch hell
    ~even~
    cause
    every
    few weeks
    comes the
    monssoon/typhoon/hurricane
    seasons
    we lay blames like
    wrought iron
    anchors
    stuck in sandbars
    of who we
    are
    and caught
    in riptides
    of
    "***** change"
    every link
    sitting
    in corroded
    salt covered
    wounds
    that stink
    inviting emotional
    gangrene
    convo's
    get
    the "gangplank"
    stares
    go from
    pissed-off
    to
    blank
    upon
    stiff lipped
    decks
    of
    relation/SHIPS
    to the
    hidden
    forbidden
    depths
    of
    unspoken
    currents
    kept
    swirling
    east to west
    with no
    breath
    no rest
    till
    love
    grows
    cool
    sucked down
    into
    a
    "Why the ***** did I ever get with You" ????


    .....whirlpool.

    :confused:




    On A Continuous Journey
    g-man
     
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    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ...until that day you float
    to a secluded beach bathed
    in orange bright sunshine
    soothing breeze and a
    someone watching your bottle
    from a distance gently commands
    "open sesame"
    you, being spent and weary
    realize the prize that stands
    before you for he has proven
    his worth because he had actually
    swum to your rescue in the
    storm...
    the bottle breaks
    your sadness evaporates
    and love flows free.
    -7:spinstar:
     
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    Heartbeat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Excellent Poet...all the way around.

    BE
     
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    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I do

    love your views and perspectives on what it's like for far too many...I do appreciate your command of the English!

    thank you, sis

    a
     
  7. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    hold up

    we packin'
    lifejackets
    taking action
    can't let that happen
    got the 40 radar trackin'

    how much more
    rope it's gonna take to bring you to shore
    can't have you out there on a log
    in the fog
    out in the dark

    here the life line grab hold
    and never let go
    we can't have things out of control
    not for my........

    N2MYSOUL

    N2BLACK - N2STRONG

    N2DSS


    Peace girl
     
  8. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    baller

    You are sooooo right! I couldn't have said it better myself... thank you for vibin' with me on this piece!


    One.
     
  9. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes Yes YES! The last full sentence sums it all up! You are terrific, black man! You alwayz come through with a dance for me and I enjoy every breathing, eye gazing, mouth watering minute of it! What would I do without you -- expanding my thoughts from your view.... cutting edge G-MAN, you're definitely wielding a powerful ... (pen?) :D

    From
    One luv
    N2
    Two :heart:'s
     
  10. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes gurl ... thank you for your response, I adore it!

    One.
     
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