Black Poetry : Oh Black, River We Wave The Same Flag

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  1. ASHANTA

    ASHANTA Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I know the black rivers that rise upon my feet;
    I know the black rivers that brought me through the gates;
    I know the black rivers as the black tears form upon my face;
    I know the black rivers that sanctified my spirit to grace;
    Oh black river that lies upon my soul;
    Oh black river you wear the same face as my son;
    Oh black river you cleaned the toxins of my son’s soul;
    Never the less the carcass was dead, the soul of the repaving winds;
    Oh black rivers the cries of the marching waves;
    Oh black river you herd the songs one day I shall be free;
    Oh black river that lives within thee.

    My mama scars, my mama’s feet, my mama Moses who brought;
    Me cross the rivers of Jordan, oh glory to God I cry to thee;
    I bathed in the rivers of the African streams;
    I built my hut with the rivers and the clay;
    I looked upon the Niles, I danced upon the sea;
    I marched in the Deep South’s of the black sea;
    I herd the singing of the rivers; I saw the blood, march
    Across the opening of the sea;
    Oh, black river nobody knows the trouble I have seen;
    The black rivers open and said, oh yea, oh yea;
    I am the ancestors lean you’re back against the sea.




     
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    in waving motion this was awesome sista
     
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    beautiful scribe, Ashanta, you wrote some powerful words

    keep the flow goin
     
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    blessings my brothers in spirit thank you, we are one :kiss:
     
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    tru indeed sis let us rise !
     
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