Black Poetry : Me and poetry I (Bishop's assignment)

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by blakverb, Aug 21, 2002.

  1. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Held hostage by a broken heart
    penned in to pain, sorrow,
    and silence...
    I began to pen in poetry
    to express the insane,
    forgotten tomorrows,
    and urban violence...
    so I could breathe

    I began to marry words just
    to cheat on them with newfound words
    and became an addicted
    polysyllabic multiword lyricist bigamist
    been married so many times
    I'm scared to count them...
    and the many children I have I'd
    be owing word support to too many
    verses / but I love the Word
    (just don't give them my address)

    times past I got caught slipping
    and I was held hostage
    by Giovanni,
    hughes,
    baraka, neruda, rumi,
    pushkin, heron,
    T.L.P, sanchez, knight,
    and all they poetic cousins...

    I had no choice but to love
    poetry...

    I had no choice but to embrace it
    and make love to it so I could
    feel like family...

    I had no choice but to open my
    heart, my mind, my soul,
    give my time to...


    poetry...


    (c)2002 blakverb
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    verb indeed da love of poetic justice was
    within ya soul from da start man i love
    the vision as i walk down ur poetry lane
    tyght flow and now i know how da verb came to sho
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    one more thang !!
    dem ladies like what u brang !
    man poetry is da keeper of my life
     
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    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blakverb,

    Words can not explain how this poem moved me. All I can say is WoW...humph!
     
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    garrison.

    you stole my words!! & i want credit for
    sayin' alla that stuff!! :lol: i was feeliin' you...
    extrastrong!! i'm so glad you feel in love... wit
    poetry i mean! thanks for sharing.

    itsallLove, chile. (& you would know!)

    elayne.
     
  6. UbZoRbShUn

    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    "I had no choice but to embrace it "

    and make love to it ..... sho you right. and you be doing just that



    One
     
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    Bishop Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The end result of your pain is your fame as a poet beyond compare.
     
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    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You and Poetry make awesome love.
    and I ain't ashame to admit
    I'm a proud peeping Thomasina.

    Scribeaboutit! It helps.
    Coco :heart:
     
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    As always poet this was masterfully done
    lovin the flow of it
     
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    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks fam for the love..a brother appreciates it no doubt..
     
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