Black Poetry : Of A Pure Pen

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  1. Joyce

    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    One morning
    I was awaken by
    a powerful presence.
    In this presence was
    a love so wonderful.
    Though the details of
    His physical features
    were obscure, there
    was no obscurity in His
    purpose or His character.

    He handed me a pen. I questioned if
    I should take this pen, because of
    the weight it carried. The pen that
    I had presently, was very light in
    weight, because it wrote much of
    nothing beyond carnality. Therefore,
    it took less thought in using it.

    But with this pen that was presently
    being handed to me,
    came responsibility
    and the preparation of
    character building.

    He marveled at my hesitation,
    taking note of the fact that
    I was not taking this lightly.
    He reassured me that this
    moment was meant to be and that
    He would be the essence of the ink
    in this mysterious pen.
    Therefore, I took it.

    He stood back...crossed His arms,
    and watched to see what I would
    do with my new pen.
    He wondered if I would write
    from the depths of wisdom,
    knowledge and understanding.
    He wondered if I would inspire
    many to take life
    to it's highest height while
    exposing the frailities of it.
    Tearfully, He wondered if
    I would forget it's purpose and
    drag my new pen through
    the mud of lust and carnality,
    for the purpose of
    carnal entertainment.

    Gradually His presence became
    A mist which gave way to
    Thin air.
    Though I see Him not,
    I know He is still 'there'.

    Therefore,
    I speak to Him now...

    Jesus I love you
    With every poem I write.
    I will not mix darkness
    With that which is light.

    Since light and dark will
    Never mix.
    I won't be deceived by
    The evil one's tricks.

    My ink shall at all times,
    Flow with your being.
    My eyes are upon you,
    They will always be seeing.

    They see the dark thoughts
    Which entice me to write.
    They see your righteousness,
    Which reveals your light.

    Tis a blessing to have a pen
    That is not two faced,
    To write of the Spirit
    Which David tasted.

    This is what I exist for,
    Until it is me no more.
    For you write upon the
    Mountains of stone
    And upon the flesh
    Of hearts unknown.

    All of your thoughts
    Are pure.
    All of your words
    Are sure.

    Therefore, there will be
    No wavering in my style,
    Nor will I vex you,
    Even for a little while.

    With every stroke
    Of my pen,
    I choose to be a friend,
    I choose to inspire within,
    I write for hope again.



    Copyright © 2001 by Joyce Rogers

    www.joycerogers.net
     
  2. Heartbeat

    Heartbeat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you for this beautiful piece of work.

    BE
     
  3. ladyx

    ladyx Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I truly

    appreciate your words. They are inspired, with no doubt.

    Thank you

    X
     
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    as this pen writes beautiful words...

    immerse yourself in the light of His glory...that it might spill over onto a weary soul...thus, leading the way to better days.

    THANK YOU for this.
     
  5. alyce

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    I've had many conversations

    regarding the difference between poets and wordsmiths. The former, I believe, being led by the spirit; and the readers 'hearing' with the soul. How much more can be accomplished when we allow the Holy Spirit to move our pens? I have felt, in my soul, the sacrifices of praise and offerings of thanksgiving from the ink of many...and nothing is better than feeling the unction of the true Spirit of Love, touching the soul.

    It is a ministry. It is a blessing to be used by God to speak a word in due season through this medium.

    Thank you for this, sis

    a
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    okay now let me take off da preacher's robe for a munite.

    Joyce, this room is full of those who are lead by the Spirit. I have never experience such a move of GOD in one place. YOur words speaks so true to not only your life but to many others who seek after HIM as we all should. I humbly submit that the prophetic words of your pen have reached far more then the numbers of visitors on your site.

    continure to scribe from the visions of GOD and speak the words as Jeremiah shored to tohers and your words will ring ture amongst the world...

    "and they shall know that a prophet has been amongst them..."
     
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    MsDLite Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Joyce...

    ...i am truly enjoying
    your work...!

    thanks for sharing...
     
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    GQ Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Awesome piece Joyce!!!!

    :heart:
    GQ
     
  9. Joyce

    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank You

    Much love to you poets. I am glad you were blessed by it.
     
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    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Amen...food for the soul...thank you queen.

    blak
     
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