Black Poetry : Once And Forever (for Elayne)

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by alyce, Mar 20, 2002.

  1. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    (in response to "...sometimes")

    this is all I know about what I know my sista...


    if we are blessed in this life
    we feel the touch of a love
    so rare...
    if we pass this way
    the invisible is made manifest
    with such beauty as seen
    against the sun's reflection
    captured inside a prism of lights
    it displays myriad hues and
    dimensions...

    when we meet, soul to soul
    without a word there is
    agreement, and two hearts
    know one rhythm, a common
    cadence
    a singular beat that
    before did not exist

    making love with/to each other
    without hands, or arms,
    or any such embrace
    becomes as unconscious as
    breathing


    if we know the pleasure
    of sharing intimate
    kisses in secret, even as
    we move among the staring
    masses

    the essence of our loving
    mists upon the pores our very skin
    like the moisture of heavy
    clouds that hang low
    on a mountain path
    in the morning

    if we are blessed in this life
    when love this true
    attends us,

    if only for a moment,

    we must first give thanks
    stand still
    and accept this honor with our
    faces upturned
    and arms outstretched
    to allow the full measure
    of their sweet, gentle rain

    to cleanse us
    renew us

    & change us

    forever

    :heart:

    alyce (c) 2002
     
  2. GA_Sunshyne

    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Alyce. my sistah Queen! remind me to always
    always ask you to tell me "how you know" any &
    every thing! :) this was wonderful!! i have read
    it twice... & it's still not enough. but i'm sure i'll visit
    this thread often. :) thank you for this gift... &
    for taking the time to prepare it for me. You are
    appreciated... Much!

    :heart:AlwaysPeace&Love.
    Elayne
     
  3. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sustah A

    You write with such shear beauty
    and a natural elegance...
    this scribe is definitely a
    favorite.... through this scribe
    of yours -- you've achieved a
    new level of "awe-dom" :jawdrop: from me~!!




    Deep scribe....

    Much :heart: N2 :)
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ms A.

    "...if we are blessed in this life
    when love this true
    attends us,

    if only for a moment,

    we must first give thanks
    stand still
    and accept this honor with our
    faces upturned
    and arms outstretched
    to allow the full measure
    of their sweet, gentle rain

    to cleanse us
    renew us

    & change us

    forever"


    DEEPLY MEANINGFUL PEACE. you captured the essense of accepting/appreciation love in this piece. THANK YOU.
     
  5. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Alyce

    I truly enjoyed this read.
    Thank you. :)

    Poetically Turn'd Out!
    CCBSKYN :heart:
     
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    Rashad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Lovely! Just Lovely!!

    Alyce...
     
  7. wildflower7

    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    beeeeauuuuutifullllll!
    i'm bathing in this...
    thank you for the sweet knowledge!
    -7:spinstar:
     
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    Kitana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this is deeply, spiritually beautiful

    K
     
  9. sraheem2

    sraheem2 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    There is no limit to your wisdom and understanding. You know much. It must mean that you are an exceptionally gifted student of life.

    Speak Poetess. You rate an A+ in all subjects my dear Sista.
    Where can I sign up for a class? Never mind, I can always review the course notes here online if I have a question about something. :heart:

    s
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    all i can say is u ALYCE R AMAZING i love what u do
    and how u do it! flow me some mo......
     
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