Black Poetry : Love Letter No. 1

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  1. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It occurred to me in the middle
    of the night
    there are new places we must go

    Are you afraid of heights?

    Honestly, I haven’t seen
    them all myself,
    but I know how to get there…
    Do you trust me?
    We can read the map together…
    though we come from
    different beginnings

    if we stay on course
    we’ll reach our destination

    and the way is not easy…

    Are you afraid of heights?

    You see,

    I saw us at the
    top of Point Fermin watching
    the waves wash upon the rocks
    below….

    but we needed to go higher…

    we were spirited away to
    the top of the tallest
    building….overlooking
    the panoramic celebration
    of lights…

    but it wasn’t high enough…

    I held your hand and felt
    us trembling as we
    stood on the apex
    of highest mountain….
    the thin air, the beauty
    stole our breath….

    ….but, the journey wasn’t
    over…

    through fire, and wind
    and strife of life
    you’d come
    triumphant
    and still faithful

    I looked at you
    and your eyes
    were full of light
    there was a glow
    round about you…

    and you began to rise

    as you ascended
    on eagles’ wings

    you reached out to bid
    me “come”

    I had to ask myself
    the question…

    “Are you afraid of heights?”


    Alyce (c) 2001
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Alyce u know i love letters like dis

    spinning around & around
    unsong sounds i hear dear
    da ultimate goals is higher
    den da tallest building
    more beautiful den the crisp winds
    of mountains top and beyond da
    unknown sistah afriad of heights
    be not of one so say da love
    as together u reach far beyond
    the place is where few ever go
    and many want to be
    love's strong hold is higher then
    anyone may know!
    love the way u expressed this letter......:) :heart: :kiss:
     
  3. UbZoRbShUn

    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ms. A

    "Do you trust me? "

    beautiful words from a lovely sista. those four sum it up




    One
     
  4. poeticdelight

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    no wonder Ms A..

    you are not afraid of heights

    you keep setting it off

    :)

    peace

    pd
     
  5. ShadeeLadee

    ShadeeLadee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ms Mama A....

    your love is showing....

    :)

    SWT
     
  6. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    now how you going to do all that

    then turn chicken

    go ahead grab his
    hand


    dssny
     
  7. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you all...from the depths...this one means so much...
    ...and DSSNY, thank YOU for peepin the real...I feel you in my head, my brotha!

    a
     
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    With you there is no telling how high true friendship can soar...I love the view from your eyes..and looking down on everything we have been through together down below...all the ground us two coloured girls have covered.....no more glass ceilings in here....

    *the sky is the limit*

    :toast:
     
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    Mr marion

    Truly touching my soul..... Thats what your poetry does....
    really feeling the extremes and the lows of this journey..
     
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    deeply afraid...

    of where the mystery and the ecstasy will take me...soaring above the glaziers up mount peaks way...dare i say...all is cool here.:)

    beautiful PEACE, Ms A.
     
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