Black Poetry : Once, and again

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Derrick Jay, Oct 4, 2001.

  1. Derrick Jay

    Derrick Jay Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    grasping forthright at grief stricken straws
    rolled over lofty memories of a night closely remembered
    gravity makes better use of tree roots
    while footsteps drift mercilessly
    perhaps the challenge is staying still
    against wanton compulsions to extricate
    waiting is an arduous task
    for those who've never seen the sunset
    rising once more along tear stained joy
    and again a journey remains
    trust not that innocent eyes are easily deceived
    arresting playas at hells gate
    the fate of familiar rests in yesterdays laughter
    torn into a present reality
    life's questions seek refuge from stormy seas
    but there is no sanctuary in a confused mind
    leave it all behind is truth in the lie
    without keys shackles still jingle
    screaming loudly doesn't completely drown out the sound
    hoarse resignation signals a battle turned
    emancipation comes easily to master
    those who've always been free can truly be
    the ghosts of darkchild run to a distant light
    past a sanity of their ancestors tears
    although the road seems endless
    many breaks along a sometimes winding path
    motivational hunger makes a determined effort
    keeping motion feverishly constant
    perhaps the challenge is to keep moving
    toe tap lightly in falling rain
    once more and again
    in line with tomorrows promise
    embracing today's pain
    let all clocks unwind
    paying fines of simply being
    taking it one day, and one step at a time...

    Derrick Jay, 2001
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    MOVIN' FORWARD

    welcome back Derrick Jay:D
    very well written:toast:
     
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    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Brother this is masterfully scribed. It's been a while yet, your step is still on beat. Keep it comin bro.

    blak
     
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    I am

    always mesmerized by the motion of scribe....

    your words serve to keep me moving forward!

    thank you DJ ~ so good to read you again!

    a
     
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    :wave: Haaaaaaayyy Derrick Jay :wave:

    this peace brought peace
    to a troubled soul

    so very good to read you again!!

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    honeebrownsuga Active Member MEMBER

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    Thank u 4 sharing :heart:
     
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    Reason Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    DJ

    Nice to be reading you again bruh! Crazy verbalz...

    Respect
    Reas
     
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