Black Poetry : My mind just leaves me sometimes

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  1. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    sometimes it goes on its merry
    own way / leaving me here /
    lonely...thinking about how
    the blank day will be written upon
    what impression will be made
    upon the palette

    sometimes it goes and visits
    faraway lands...

    running with the gazelle on the serengeti
    walking the steps of the pyramids
    or backstroking on the Nile
    sipping ginger tea

    sometimes it just goes and goes
    and leaves me / lonely /
    the it came back one day and told me
    that it...

    visited Fanon
    entertained Ida B.
    held the hand of Zipporah
    while Moses was parting seas
    danced to the sweet voice of Holliday
    and had discussions with Langston,
    Mr. Dubois, and Carter G.

    sometimes it just goes and goes
    and leaves me lonely/
    the last time it came back it was beaten
    battered and scarred
    it told me that it listened to...

    the cries of hungry children at night
    as they prayed to a God they didn't understand
    inhaled the last breath of mother floating
    in the river of self-hate after killing herself
    cause she couldn't feed those same children
    the silence splintering sound of bullets
    and the pillaging of more and more black boys
    still trying to find a manhood...anywhere...
    the off tuned chiming of prison bars and the footsteps
    of futures fading behind stones barbed wire walls

    sometimes my mind just goes and goes and goes...
    ...and...goes...and goes...leaving me here
    thinking about when it will return

    so if I don't call or email you
    or post a little sumthin for you
    it's because I'm thinking and trying to come
    to terms with my mind...but YOU are always there.

    (c)2002 blakverb
     
  2. Rashad

    Rashad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Nice Flow Blak!

    I feel ya Bruh!!:)
     
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    Blak

    I enjoyed the mental trip.
    Nice flow.

    Poetically Turn'd Out!
    CCBSKYN :heart:
     
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    lost in the fascinating travels of mental escapes...visiting lands and lakes and faraway seas...loving the flow and the mind soothing peace of this, Blak.

    let the river flow.
     
  5. Danilyn

    Danilyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I feel ya! Hell, my mind is gone right now!
    I need it to show up so I can do some work at
    work, know what I'm sayin? Thanks for this
    peace.
     
  6. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    feeling

    but it don't leave
    it's right there
     
  7. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blak

    Just holla when you get back :lol:

    Love the scribe maaannn!! :D

    N2 :)
     
  8. GA_Sunshyne

    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    My Royal BLak-NeSs.


    ok! ok! oooo-kay! ...now i understand even more
    than i did before! i appreciate you explainin' for
    me what happens during those periods when i find
    myself being lost without you! :D

    oh & did i tell you that this was extratyght??
    cause it shonuff is!!

    :heart:
    Elayne.
     
  9. hi-wa

    hi-wa Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    good way to put it blak.
    i feel u loud and clear.

    hw
     
  10. blackfox

    blackfox Active Member MEMBER

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    Blakverb if your mind brings back thoughts of this magnitude I need to be still. Tight scribe Bro!
     
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