Black Poetry : Oh, Black Man!

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  1. posbey

    posbey New Member MEMBER

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    Ode to brothers everywhere. Don't give up. Stay strong!

    Oh, Black Man
    © Mocha Sistah 2003

    Equipped with a mindset over mind over matter,
    Oh Black Man, stay strong.
    With winds of discrimination caressing your face
    and evil people testing you faith stay strong!

    Equipped with gifts bestowed from above
    Oh Black Man, stay strong.
    Use thy gifts to bless the world.
    Use your gift of creating and fixing things
    to bless those who cannot.

    Oh Black Man!
    With the world on your shoulder
    Never give up.
    Oh Black Man!
    With many heavy things thrown at thee
    stay fast and hold on.
    Never lose your ground.

    You are fashioned with the intelligence of
    Dr. Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X.
    You have strength and power in your body
    Like Cassius Clay!
    Shake up the world with your gifts like
    the political and prolific brother Amiri Baraka.

    Never give up.
    Keep going.
    Plant seeds of positivity amongst a garden of
    materialism and keeping growing like
    God wants you to.

    Oh Black Man.
    You are the future and the foundation.

    Never let again steal your thunder or
    your beauty.

    (c) 2003 Mocha Sistah
    All Rights Reserved.

     
  2. kente417mojo

    kente417mojo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    That is a very positive poem. Us black men really appreciate that. It's good to hear those words every now and then. You know we can't make it without the sistas. Much love to you and this poems.
     
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    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    If we only knew and took ownership of the power we truly have...
    Thanks for the positive words...sometimes it takes "affirmative words of wisdom"
    such as this...to spark a flame...or fire in the belly...

    Excellent Read!
     
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    PositiveMindset Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    What doesn't kill us makes us stronger...

    Thank U 4 your words, sometimes we need that voice of reason 2 speak 2 our minds.

    Very nice piece.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very uplifting scribe of da Black man
    this give us power indeed
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Powerful ode, I'm sure the brothas appreciate this.
     
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