Black Poetry : Optimistic Pessimist

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  1. cherryblossom

    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    My name should be "Tamsin" (Sister to "Thomas")
    And just as "Doubting Thomas" became "Thomas The Believer"
    I, too, am a willing receiver
    Waiting for proof of all things in which I lack conviction
    Truly, it's a battle of contradiction
    As my scepticism and my faith wrestle and spar
    For the former, I can recount and show every scar
    And for the latter, I look to the Morning Star
    Because like "Didymus"
    My mind and my heart discuss
    What can or may not be
    Wrapped, entirely, in ambiguity
    As I doubt I'll ever be at peace
    Cleansed and made whole,
    Relieved from the release
    Or know the joy of loving without fear
    Confidant that the "objects DO appear"
    Just as they are
    And not an optical illusion
    But, in the meantime,
    Foggy confusion
    Is my constant state
    Swirling in the mists
    One of life's weight
    And the other, divine fate
    Torn between tomorrow's bright rays
    And yesterday's dismays
    Living in blacks, whites, and grays
    But dreaming in color
    The cup seems half-full
    But is sabotaged with holes
    Straddling what the future tolls
    And what's written on past scrolls
    Of hurt and trepidation
    I, too, am a twinned aberration
    Doubting that there really is any more beyond my scope
    But, I'm an "optimistic pessimist" because yet do I still hope...
     
  2. Monetary

    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    cherryblossom

    very nice.

    I like your vibe, your flow...very light and subtle.

    Thanks for sharing.

    :toast:
     
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    "I'm an 'optimistic pessimist' because yet do I still hope"

    ...And dream of a broader scope
    Where dualities together they come
    And states of confusion solidifies their sum
    And all the potholes memory bestow upon me
    Leaves me better…than the half-filled cup before me

    ALL MY HOLES RESTORED TO ME


    i like this, mz cb. continue your flow
     
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    asimplepoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i like the vibe of this. excellent flow
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    Monetary, Baller, and AsimplePoet, you all have brought a smile to my heart.

    Thank you all!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    you have such a sweet and smooth glide wit ya vibe of flow that draws me closer
    u go gurl flow on sis
     
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