Black Poetry : No More Strength

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Bishop, May 24, 2009.

  1. Bishop

    Bishop Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Challenges going on in my life
    I can no longer stare down
    no more strength
    to fight
    sapping my joy
    swallowing my peace
    the love I have
    is not enough anymore
    to keep my encouraged
    but misery
    has set in
    It is appointed man
    once to die
    and then the judgement
    but this is a road we all must travel
    Just as Watcher before me
    now the same fate awaits
    the doctor has told me
    his prognosis
    yet I know there is a chance
    that I can make it
    but I'm getting tired
    stress weighting me down
    and friends and loved ones
    tip toe around
    trying not to mention
    this challenge
    in my life
    no need
    I know what the outcome may be
    So tying up loose ends
    and mending fences
    must be done
    in case Love's Favorite Son
    transcends this mortal into immortality
    So I write what may be my final epitath
    praying that all will be well
    just as it has been well with me
    peace be unto you
    and peace multiplied
    scribe on fellow poets
    flow your best flow
    as if it is your last
    let the ink come from your veins
    and paint indelible pictures with the words you pen
    hold up the banner of excellence that we have been governed by in this forum
    and know that the greatest poem you can ever write
    is all about the person who you see when you look into the mirror
    you are your best literary creation
    now let us know who you really are
     
  2. Khasm13

    Khasm13 STAFF STAFF

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    stay strong poet....
    u got more work to do...

    one love
    khasm
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    With da many blessings / love / peace and poetry
    i feel you here but the Ink not dry for your canvas still pose room
    for your work to be pen , I agree with brother Khasm indeed you do
    have much work ......Do get well rested and within my daily prayer
    with the embrace of you may he touch and heal give strenght !
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    This was so humbling as well as encouraging. Thank you for it.
     
  5. sarcasm4eva

    sarcasm4eva Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    really feeling your message. taking it one day at a time is all we can do. keep ya head up
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ain't no way
    you're done
    Love's Favorite Son
    There's so much more
    in store...
    More reasons
    for your pen
    to begin
    yet again
    Life is all about
    sunrises and sunsets
    Plain view may struggle to see
    yet the third eye never forgets
    So let me say ditto
    and chime in with everyone
    ain't no way
    Love's Favorite Son
    is done...

    You got my pen to flow Brother Bishop, no easy task... Peace
     
  7. Lataisha Nicole

    Lataisha Nicole Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You're not counted out
    though the mind is plagued with doubt
    though the will may get weak
    know that even after the ship sinks
    you.. can still float
    your not counted out!
    NOPE!
    Just get it out of your head
    God makes the final call
    And by our faith we are lead
    And I know you may get tired baby
    As the pressures begin to mount
    But Please remember that it's by Jah's mercy and grace
    That none of us
    Are counted out.
    Be Blessed! You are in my prayers.
    Stay strong! And hold on to the promise!
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WE stand together. WE stand strong.

    I be baller
    …Life philosophizer
    And annihilator of jive
    A not-so-gifted poet
    That you may call
    “Ives”

    Been ‘round the block a time or two
    O.G. member of this playground crew

    Was there in the days of the “Bruthaz Extreme”
    But that was eons ago
    At least, that’s how it seems

    As I silently, “My Father, help me,” pray
    That I might know the right things to do
    …And words to say

    There is strength in numbers…and love all around
    That “Love’s Favorite Son” will live long…unbound
    And this compounded misery that’s weighing him down
    Will be fought off
    Tossed aside
    He will have another round
    Of woo’ing the ladies…with his BLACK PANTHER style
    Sharing his words of passion
    For a very long while

    The legacy of poetic love you’ve offered to all
    Cushions the blow of discouragement
    …Won’t allow you to fall

    You’re not out of the fight…not at the end of your road
    Though your burden is heavy…and you’re struggling with your load
    Your path was made clear a long, long time ago
    You’re “Love’s Favorite Son”
    Keep your head up, Yo’
     
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    triniti424 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Brotha Bishop... I hope you know that you can reach out to us here.
    I mean..please know that you are in my prayers and my email is still the same brotha if you need someone to talk to.
    Family is family brotha Bishop take care & keep your head up :grouphug:
     
  10. PLATINUMILLITY1

    PLATINUMILLITY1 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    And when you feel like going on, you can no more.
    There is a hand for you to hold...to pull you back on your righteous stand
    Love is in the air, and it's given unto the lamb
    Your heart is what send the siren
    To meet the one in need of the hand.

    I pray you have strength brother...for it is in your desire
    You are strong...only then the trials come.
    Then you are stronger...
     
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