Quiet Poetry Lounge : Love is

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Radical Faith, Apr 12, 2005.

  1. Radical Faith

    Radical Faith Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Love is.


    Love is giving someone your last breath
    Then scraping together everything else and giving them whatever’s left.

    Love is the tear in your eye when you see your children born
    And the hole in your heart you feel of the loss you mourn.

    Love is the longing to be with someone you can’t live without
    And letting them go when it’s time with any doubt.

    Love is the desire to be with someone but having reservation
    Then when given a chance acting without hesitation

    Love is standing outside someone’s window in the rain just to talk all night
    Then finally having to leave when you see dawns first light.

    Love is that gentle touch that says I care
    And knowing when needed they will always be there.

    Love is every spare moment having someone on your mind
    And being anxious with anticipation of the joy and pleasure you may find.

    Love is that father that says of his son I am proud
    And when giving his daughter away in marriage is not afraid to weep aloud.

    Love is what bonds a baby with a mother
    And never runs out from one to another

    Love is that friend you hooked up with on kindergarten’s first day
    And helped them pack and cried when they moved far away.

    Love is a husband and wife bonding their spirits to become one
    Then embracing naked in bliss unashamed of what they’ve done.

    Love is taking a bullet for no money so someone may live
    And love is your life for others that you are ready to give.

    Love is the wings of a bird a that give you lift
    Love is God’s first and most precious gift

    So when you are defeated, broken and live in turmoil and strife
    Remember before you existed or were even thought of it was love that gave you life.


    Peace

    Radical Faith
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    this true love unconditional and the realism of love through life
    one deep tyte true flow .
     
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    AHMOSE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This piece leaves the reader breathless. Thanks for sharing. What you wont do for love....
     
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    that was so sweet! spit that poet!!
     
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    Eloquent words for sure, not ony because of the way the words were phrased, but because this flowed with such simple truths. This was awesome poet!
     
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    You can't spill water out the barrel, if there's no water in it...
    nor, can you spill this much "love" from your heart...if it wasn't already there. And needless to say...your unconditional love, have touched us all.
    beautiful write up poet..."love" is always welcome here.
     
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    Oh my goodness, poet, I am so moved by your words. Each line is the truth. I give you mad mad daps for this one, and much respect.
     
  8. Radical Faith

    Radical Faith Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Gratitude

    I would like to thank all who have read and enjoyed my poem. I'm especially touched by your comments because this is the first poem I've ever written. I have had encouragement to write by someone who saw more in me than I could see. She knows who she is. So with that in mind I would like say with humility and graciousness, God bless and be with you all my beautiful brothers and sisters....


    Peace & Love


    Radical Faith
     
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    I enjoy reading poet's definitions of love
    this was a beautifully serene piece
    held my attention and flowed
    without a hitch...

    Gorgeous peace...
    but then again you're talking about love
    it has no choice but to shine
    bright as the sun...

    *applause*
     
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