Quiet Poetry Lounge : my joy...

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by baller, Jun 25, 2001.

  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    For a brief moment
    A nanosecond
    In infinite space

    My joy stood still

    Without foundation
    It was plucked
    …ripped
    …uprooted
    by a gentle breeze

    I watched it

    Effortlessly
    Floating in and out of life
    Like the autumn skies
    The April showers
    Slowly washed away
    All memory of joy
    That had abandoned me

    Strange

    How love and life
    Causes so much pain

    I watched it

    Captured by innocent hands

    My joy

    A fast-fading memory
    Dissipating quickly
    With each passing second
    The reckoning is at hand
    Try as I can
    I will never fully grasp
    Joy
    Such as she
    Again.

    My joy walked away

    Did you see?
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    BALLER

    LOVE & LIFE IS ALL IN GOD'S PLAN
    WITHOUT PAIN NO NEED 4 TEARS
    WITHOUT JOY NO NEED 4 LAUGHTER
    IT GIVES AND TAKETH AWAY ALL THE SAME
    BEHOLD FORTH THE FATHER SAY::
    LOVE BE OF ME
    IN ME IS LIFE FORTH PAIN IS WITHIN AS JOY.:D

    I LOVE DES PIECE ...............THANX
     
  3. KentuckianKween

    KentuckianKween Active Member MEMBER

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    i thought this was very powerful, specifically the ending... giving the element of joy a personification shows how forceful a force it is (if that makes sense). i thought this was brutiful... keep shinin :)
     
  4. alyce

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    when joy is gone....there is nothing more

    heartbreaking than the process of conditioning our minds to the lonely art of 'reminiscing'.

    feelin this

    a
     
  5. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ms A.

    too many times i've had to REMINISCE about loves long lost...so i know the feeling well.

    K'Kween...thanks for feeling me...and thanks for the read.

    $$RICH$$...you know there AIN'T no planning being done without the ONE who makes all things possible helping to make the plans. thanks for the luv, my brutha.

    as the river flows.

    peace, y'all.
     
  6. poeticdelight

    poeticdelight Member MEMBER

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    yes....

    a gentle breeze leaves
    joy at ease
    recapturing please
    breathe

    pd
     
  7. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    as fast as it disappear...

    joy reappears with the rising of the sun
    disguised
    as a lover
    a memory
    a song
    singing me softly
    over a noon day sun
    breakfast
    brunch
    a smile has begun

    for you.

    thanks pd.
     
  8. UbZoRbShUn

    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    baller

    you know what they say but I feel you on this one. I agree with Ms. A.



    One
     
  9. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    so, ZoRb...

    does this mean that you're back on the playground...or, did you just drop in for a visit? as always, a pleasure to hear from you. :)

    THANKS FOR THE READ.