Black Poetry : My Elders

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  1. Tenay

    Tenay Active Member MEMBER

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    My elders,
    If I told you how much you hurt me,
    Would you care?
    If I told you how bad it makes me feel when you put me down,
    Would you stop?
    If I just sat down and told you how often you slay me with your razor-sharp tongues,
    How you slice and dice my hopes and my dreams,
    My self-respect and my self-esteem,
    Would you really give a **** and stop?
    Or would you go on tearing me down because it pulls you up?
    Would you keep crushing my spirit with your so-called truths?
    Putting your two cents of negativity out there every chance you get,
    Letting your pink tornadoes create havoc and destruction,
    Leaving splinters of my heart all over the ground?
    My elders,
    Would you care?
     
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    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Tenay.


    two words...

    deep-ly felt!

    (sometimes "elders" can be a trip cain't they?!
    i grew up hearing... "respect your elders!"...
    respect THEM... don't they know it's a two-way
    street?!!)

    :heart:
    Elayne.
     
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    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Tenay, Tenay, Tenay

    PHP:
    Thank You So Much...I Can't Go Into Why...But I Just Thank Ya!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    dis flow pose a depth of what we know and lots of emotional
    feelings ........write dem words now !!!!
     
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