Black Poetry : Manipulate

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  1. Ireadastory

    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Manipulate – To handle or use with skill.
    That’s what we do, us, self proclaimed poets, scribes and the like we rip up paper with words of expression, our commitments of love or our vows to hate who and what we hate with a perfect hate.
    The power of the pen… the pen has no more power than the paper without words. So what’s more powerful?
    That’s it! The words, the verbs, the adjectives, the nouns all coming to life through what we say…
    In the beginning was the word…and behold we wrote and saw that it was good and so we called the first piece creativity.
    The paper was without form and so we wrote and saw that is was good and called the second piece poetry.
    We went through six pieces and at the seventh piece we rested. To relax the mind and stimulate the soul.

    The pen has no power the words have it all.
    Life and death are in the tongue, is it?
    Or is it the words we use with the tongue.
    Manipulate – that’s what we do.
     
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    1Greaterthan~I Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this poem goes

    even without having to say

    Completely Amazing

    Poet, you are a :star:

    that shines brighter than my words

    are capable of describing :)
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    nice tale spin ............
     
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    lilcherry76 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i can't even say how this made me feel, it's beyond words-you know and hold so much, let a little more go poet, i'm feeling this one..and looking for more......one love
     
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    The pen has no power the words have it all.

    that i can dig....words are very powerful

    nice write

    Peace
    Angel
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    We take those words and form them and reshape them into the patterns we wish others to see on paper. I enjoyed what you had to say here. Flow on.
     
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    Prizefighter16 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this poem was magnificent
    very deep and insightful on what the words we write are, reminding us that they can give us power.

    keep the flow goin.
     
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    PositiveMindset Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    True indeed, words are very powerful & it takes a strong mind 2 express them, & yours is Herculean.

    Point taken.

    Peace.
     
  9. Ireadastory

    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ya'll gone make me cry up in here. I appreciate all the love for this piece. I am glad to know that it is liked. I honestly thought I had lost my creativity. I just wanted to write something and this is what came out of that desire. Thanks for the love you guys. It has truly touched my heart.
     
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    Manipulate... as in the image of the creator.

    Very nice!
     
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