Black Poetry : Like Me, But Better...A Birthday Ode

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  1. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Like me, but better
    you never cease to amaze
    me...looking at you
    trying to capture all the wayz
    you, capture my heart
    every time in what you do
    and how you do it, from the start
    simply unique, so, so you
    an individual who is still coming
    to terms with self, silently
    accepting what cannot be changed for
    now, dealing with blind attacks nonviolently
    with conviction and grace. Not only
    do you tend to stand for what's right
    but your actions show what you know.
    More than an affection for your brother, his plight
    is yours, and you've accepted this, willingly
    with a maturity beyond your years.
    Creativity flows through your veins, your writing
    your oration, your wit, your talent brings me to tears
    so awesome, some would say the apple didn't fall far
    from the tree, but you have taken the root and turned
    the forest into an Eden of joy in my eyes, and for
    the eyes of all privileged to see, and have learned
    to be accepting of even a drop of the ocean of inner
    beauty you have to offer the world. You would be my
    dearest of friends, if I hadn't already been blessed
    to be your mother. You inspire me to be more, to fly
    higher than I ever thought I could, because your heart
    soars across this universe in ways that are
    difficult to express, but I have tried to do my best
    in this, my poem dedicated to my ever rising star.
    Happy Birthday leoruby, I love you daughter, immeasurably.
     
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    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Watz....

    :crying: Simply beautiful. :grouphug:

    :thanks: for sharing this personal part of you with us.

    :toast:
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Glad to know it touched you so Money. Thank you.
     
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    Khasm13 STAFF STAFF

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    this was a beautiful ode...
    you crafted this well watz...
    one love
    khasm
     
  5. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you for responding so khasm, much appreciated poet.
     
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    triniti424 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    *sigh* :read: oh sista....

    This was a GREAT read...and so much Love :heart: I simplee adored this ode my sista :grouphug:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    this so sweet and beautifully pose'd
    make my mind float wow just awesome
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this was great the best one i have read in a long time
    simply beautiful..posed well
    Peace
    Angel
     
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    I suppose the best tribute I could give this poem
    is to wish
    YOU
    had been my mother :love: :love: :love:
     
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    Awwww!! Thats beautiful sis!

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY RUBY!!!!!
    :birthday: :jumping: :birthday: :jumping: :party: :grouphug:
     
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