Black Poetry : "One" Wish

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  1. afrostotle

    afrostotle Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    If I had one wish to make
    I’d-
    Fall down and pray
    Bended knees, sincerely humble
    And meek, night and Day
    I’d plead
    For-
    A not-so hard knocked life
    Release from the cruel clutches of
    Cold concrete Jungles and sinful
    City streets
    I’d-
    Make it safe so the
    Children on my block
    Could return to the playground-
    Minus the fear from shots
    They constantly hear causing
    Young hearts to stop drop and
    Lay down
    I’d-
    To Free the minds of our
    Youth, denounce western thought
    Injecting truth into-
    All public school systems
    Empowering Societies would be
    Predator victims
    To-
    Love, not only, but especially
    Their Black Brothas
    And-
    Stop shooting causing city-park
    Goers to duck and run for cover
    And-
    Stop exploiting then turning on
    Our backs on Sistas, making
    Them Single Mothers
    I’d-
    Cure all the feins, addicts and hypes
    Of the skinny-minnies, scabbies
    And sleepless nights
    So –
    They are no longer chased by the Problems
    They face to the fool’s embrace of a
    crack pipe

    Spreading like a Black angel’s wings…
    Love- starts descending
    Blessing, then sending
    Serene moon-beams
    To-
    Silence the screams of those
    Left to chase deferred dreams
    And all of this I’d ask for
    With…

    One wish I’d-
    Reverse the perverse outcome
    Of the slave master’s game
    Restoring our denied destiny
    And ancestral names
    I’d-
    Rewrite the wrongs
    Told of in “so-called”
    Negro spiritual
    Slave songs
    I’d-
    Lead my Brothers and Sisters by
    The scores-
    An exodus to that far off, but
    Never forgotten Nexus of the
    Eastern shores
    I’d bang the drums
    And-
    From miles around we’d
    Come-
    The true diaspora
    Sharing many a story…
    With one aim
    There is but one destiny
    For the righteous
    Recipients of Jah’s glory

    …Praise be the Children Of Afrika…
    The embodiment of “One Love”
    Under Sun…
    Until that day…
    I’ll be wishing…
    We…....were….... ONE.

    Peace, Power and Prosperity

    By Afrostotle Turre`
     
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    THEONE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WOW I LOVE THIS SCRIBE.. flo on poet
     
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    Yes, if only, from your lips to God's ears, this was a beautiful concept, and very well flowed.
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Oh man you out did ya self
    i love this wow...so happy to read you again
    been a while...Peace Angel
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    wow!!!
    u took this to a new high love da flow
     
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    If only you had one wish…
    The world would experience
    ….a new Genesis
    for darkness now covers
    the face of the deep…again
    and our people weep…
    for your wish
    beneath concrete jungles,
    imprisoned brothers,
    abandoned sisters & mothers,
    crack feens and drug murderers
    …Our
    Impoverished children cry out
    From behind steel bars
    Of western thought…
    As our teachers…
    Cruelty, Brutality, Agony and Hate
    Empower us to reach
    For the vision embodied
    In your one wish
    We cry… bloodied tears of sorrow
    To see this flawless psalm manifest
    ……………Someday

    King Afrostotle….
    If I too were given one wish
    It is yours…
    That even I…would embrace today

    Brilliantly written…your words FLOOD my soul...

    May your voice open deaf ears, blinded eyes and chained minds…
    To follow the one “destiny”…you speak of…

    To say I Love your work...is an understatement...
    :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:
     
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    Nita Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Whew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This poem was Xtreme.......
    You really laid your skills down in this one.. :spinstar:
     
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    sahara heart Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    :jawdrop: wow poet.... do you realize just how much you are blessed??? well u should. brother, because your wish is my wish and as you can see, many more on here. and no worries, your wish, is God's plan for all of us. and soon, we will all be One! much love and nuff respect for real!!!!!!!!!!! Blessings poet! was great reading you!
    :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:
     
  9. afrostotle

    afrostotle Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hey Fam: The love expressed by the kindred spirits known as "Poets" is an omnipotent one. One that, only a collective pain can bring. Hmmmm.......
    How Ironic it is to have something such as pain, which is universal, as well as subjective to the individual, be the fertilizer for such beauty.

    Know that I write for us all....
    Peace power and prosperity.......

    To the Angelic one:

    "spreading like a Black Angel's wings
    Love-starts descending
    Blessing, then Sending
    serene moon- beams"...Only a chosen few, embody the spirit. You definately do....One Love
     
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    jazzymoonchild Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    :hot: :devil: :hot: I loved this piece. Beautifully written. Much love

     
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