Black Poetry : Overstand....

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  1. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I not only understand
    I overstand
    Overstanding of
    that storm within
    weeding oneself
    of shame and sin
    It would appear that the
    highest hurdle of our past
    are the mistakes that cling
    to one's psyche, steadfast.
    Sometimes, it's not that
    which was done to you,
    it's the mistakes that you made.
    To thine own self be true.
    Indeed, it's those errors that you
    didn't realize were wrong at the time,
    the ones wherein if you could only get
    a second chance, you'd give your last dime.
    Well meaning decisions sometimes
    turn out devastatingly wrong
    destroying rhyme and reason
    crushing one's spiritual song.
    It is wise to know that you have to face
    that mirror, to remain sane and strong.
    I unexpectedly had to go through
    that cleansing storm too
    that maze was not pretty, but necessary
    to make that journey, just like you
    I not only understand
    I overstand
    So now I am able to stand
    on the other side
    with you, hand in hand
     
  2. THA HOOKUPMAN

    THA HOOKUPMAN Banned MEMBER

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    THIS IS THE GOODS...FLOW ON POET...ITS YOUR :time:
     
  3. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sister, you have such a great gift. Thanks for blessing us with it once again.
     
  4. deepy

    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    fabulous watz...your rhythm and your rhyme...
    moving from under to over to hand in hand...very nice..
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very nicely expressed here tyte flow sis
     
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    triniti424 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    wow sister you are truly on a move my goodness jes when i think you have blown me away you go and outo yourself that is growth...wow :) love it :)
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You think so Hookup? I hope so, and I hope I'm ready for it. Thank you poet of the week.
    Gempis, there you go humbling me again. Thanks a million poet.
    And there goes that haiku queen, deepy. Thanks for your kind words, it means a lot.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Glad you liked the way I expressed this Rich, thanks. Showing my understanding of it in my flow.
    Gee, thank you trinti. Something that was laying heavy on my mind, that I had to flow with.
     
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    phenomenalwoman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    true true i'm feeling you on this piece watz, nice flow
     
  10. moham

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    this deifinitely touched me, watzinaname.
    This is how I see those "storms"...most of the time heavy...thus not always nice....but necessary (as you said)
    There part of life and you could even use them to your advantage.
    They can wash you clean in an instance, even though you stay wet and cold for a little while......:look:
    this was nice.

    moham
     
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