Black Poetry : No Matter...

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  1. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    How do you continue to love that which has kicked your ***?
    How?
    Is it that you enjoy sitting on pain, pretending that it hurt then...
    but not now?
    Is it that you love the imperfections within yourself...
    and within others too?
    Is it that you look past the daggers
    we all threw?
    And even though we ducked
    And the blades missed
    the situation is still just as ******
    as the so called respect that didn't really exist
    How do you keep coming back
    Acting like everything is ok?
    Faking it to make it
    just isn't the way
    For this is neither a hologram
    nor a scene from a play
    So before you can actually put your feet up
    you have to have your say
    Loving one another,
    no matter
    Requires both give and take
    the former just as important as the latter
    But we're all worth it...
    Don't you think?
     
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    you give your readers alot to think about. should we put with something just because write on!​
     
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    in the end

    of all things i'd say yes very much so

    that's not always the case though as you well you

    give and take the greatest balancing act EVER!

    lol

    :uhh:

    :donttell:
     
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    wow...
    you said it all...
    powerful write poet :)
     
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    yes indeed i truely think so......awesome write Watz
     
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    Waz - Amazing is the mind's ability to justify taking pain or inflicting it. Experience should be our guide. Even then, we sacrifice for Love. What a powerful emotion to upset any applecart. I guess it comes down to what we choose. Very nice work Waz. Namyh
     
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    I think we do end up putting up with a lot but, we do need to figure out why, thank you sis nevar.
    Yes, it is a real tricky balancing act at times So'ja, thank you brother.
    Thank you for saying that I said a mouthful jusdatnice. Appreciated, poetess.
    Glad you agree Rich. Thank you so much brother.
    You certainly know how to break the matter down in your response Harry Hyman. Experience should be our guide, but sometimes we act on impulse. Thank you very much brother.
     
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    I've often asked myself that question, Watz when I watch
    the back and forth of Domestic violence....in other's relationship.

    But a friend once told me that people love & accept the only
    way they have been taught and one person's definition of love
    may not coincide what we believe that to be. There was a time
    when I was judgemental of that. I have learned I can only walk in my
    own shoes. You've posed a myriad of thought here. poet.

    I enjoyed and absorbed the read....thanx for sharing.


    epiphany:heart:
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The reasons as to why those being abused, stay, is a mystery others. I truly appreciate your perspective on this piece sister epiphany, one person's perspective of love may not be the same as another's. Thank you.
     
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    Thank You Watz...You bring up questions that are always relevant.

    Very thought provoking.
    I like this flow very much.
    Thank You Watz... you do this well
    You bring up questions that are always relevant.

    Those that hurt you
    That you love
    Can not be dismissed to soon
    It is decision time and it has to be weighed and taken seriously

    When you venture out to find something better
    You may find it worse than what you left.
    You should not be blind to accepting the abusers nonsense
    They should know this. They have to be told.

    There is no time for door mat syndrome here.
    So the power comes back to the one
    That chooses to remain.
    The timing may not be good
    The children's welfare and
    The need for their guidance
    They would not receive if you left
    May be the price

    If it is bad... leave and take only the children
    Leave all furniture and take what you can carry or wear

    The amount of continued time remaining
    Is up to the one being abused
    No time for sleeping
    The abuse may not subside
    So don't relax the vigilance to check the abuser

    This is not a time to be coy or explain... just leave
    No need to discuss just leave
    With no consideration of ever returning

    Women suffer abuse from men more than men suffer from women.
    What should be his perspective when he is abused?

    Think for a moment
    The courts will more than likely award custody to the mother
    She will need and deserve child support
    The children and mother need a roof to live and so does the man
    If she can’t afford to pay for one on her own
    Or he can’t afford to get one on his own
    And still provide …then stay in the same house.
    Move to a larger one.

    If your house is big enough, live in separate quarters
    Deal with it with some semblance of respect for boundaries
    This can be difficult but not impossible

    Think for a moment
    If a man moves across town or out of state and wants
    To spend time with his children
    He has to fight the system, and courts
    Deal with unreasonable delays and denials of custody
    No need if you live in a guest house or room of the house, you can still have a meaningful relationship with your kids
    and even spend as much time with your kids as needed and you like.

    If she wants to see her new man… she should do it outside of the home…go out, and be with him.
    He isn’t allowed into the home, and
    The mans friend can’t be allowed to visit either

    Divorce apart like divorce and sharing rent and raising the kids
    In the same house to me are no different.

    Kids aren’t naive... they know divorce exist, they depend on adults
    To show them how to have a wonderful or respectful relationship

    If the relationship isn’t working they know
    So be honest... they know

    Watz
    No one likes sitting on pain... relationships can hurt.
    They are a lot of work and raising a family is also

    Are there imperfections in anyone?
    There are no imperfections only growth
    In maturity and understanding

    So refrain from throwing daggers for the ones heading back can be sharper
    Acceptance of the truth is paramount The GOOD, The BAD and The UGLY!

    I am watching that movie with Clint Eastwood. . I love that movie… it’s on in the background.
     
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