Black Poetry : PAIN

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  1. HODEE

    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    As I pull up from the ruins.
    Changing glass and wood surround me.
    Prisons built by others mine.

    Keep my focus on my plan to change things.
    Destiny unknown time is mine.
    Ruins I leave in time of pain.

    Never sing looking down on poverty.
    Once I knew how it once tasted more.

    You will remember my name.

    Because this sonnet rhymes with words I wrote.
    Telling all who read this passage.
    Telling of those wrongs of man.
    Men that lived had power to change.
    Taking one and then another.
    Thru this horror of poverty’s pain.

    Bless me now, I ask from high.
    Do your bidding till I die.
    Yet I hardly ever cry. :crying:
    Still I’m mad you all cheat and lie.

    Men of little care and wonder
    Taking all you selfish claim.
    Killing minor dreams of many
    These are things that I abhor.

    Draining life out of those you controlled.
    Tricked and pushed into poverty’s grip.
    Words I write on white and black pages
    Blood from my heart does want to drip.

    Look to the heavens
    Clean up self.
    Pick up your sword.
    Fight until you die.

    These are my word I leave you.
    Do not sit in poverty’s cry.

    Act only when it touches your family.
    Make a new plan law to soothe.
    Only death knocks at your door.

    Saying words that you know are needed
    To salve your wounds.
    Men of little but you don’t come thru.

    Lies all lies like a drunken man would say.
    Laughing at those you push away.

    Jumping joy in squanders name.
    This sonnet rhymes with say my name. :thinking:
     
  2. Khasm13

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    deep and heartfelt scribe poet....
    your prose left a stain....word
    one love
    khasm
     
  3. HODEE

    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank You Khasm. Your sincere as poets flow. There spreading truth. Holding down the mid-west like I would. Winds do blow but your steadfast to show, true love to all. Thanks again poet laureate.
     
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    Poet...I hear your message loud and clear...
    the hearts of men...are dark
    and will cause a person of virtue and consciousness
    to feel pain and dismay of the tragedies they inflict
    by oppressing others with impoverished mentalities
    thus limiting them from reaching for more...or what
    they are truly entitled to...because their biggest
    obstacle is between there ears...
    and those oppressors...need not do anymore
    they've placed chains where it counts the most...

    ...on the mind

    When we free our minds from poverty consciousness...
    ...the power they have will diminish and the pain
    that we feel over the injustice of such will also ease up

    Continue to teach...
    and unlock mental chains...

    Much love,
    Sage
     
  5. HODEE

    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sage... sweet Sage... your breaking chains every time you comment on a post. Strong minded unbending will and a heart of gold. You and NNQueen hold a special place in my mind. You both bring thought where there was none. There are many great and good poets here. Don't misunderstand. Melody rides on wings and a bird only has two. Your are one of those wings.

    They must kill the " virtue and consciousness " and feed one with what they can control. The plan they hatched in the smoke filled rooms of death dungeons. Our cells, our jails, our prisons. The grim reaper walks upright. Living in man. Because it is easier to hate and do wrong. To be mean not nice. Than to do right. They pacify us with games, shows and heaven knows. Sex. Numbing all the while the senses of those who they want to carry out their biddings. Blood bath has been leveled to the degree of water. Common place. We made of water, the earth covered with water running red into our eyes and bellies. Drinking the filth they produce. Genocide truth. Killed off and roped the Native, Indian reduced to reservation grip. Blended us into his nature. Took away learning language trip. Stole our dreams, culture crash. Can't communicate get to bat. Never wanting us to see this is no democracy. It's a monarchy. King on high. Britain control. Pope is high. Currency control, after the stock market crash. World war one, to control this crap. It’s all a part of the master plan. Hundreds, thousands of years still control the common man. Hoover Ville the white mans slum, blacks survived the nuclear slum. They wonder why they can’t wash us out. Because we have a heart that can take the drought. They forgot we came from the desert, where land is barren, water is scarce. Since the Mayflower sailed here carrying lemmings those immigrants from over Europe streaming. Bringing disease and guns they made. It’s easier to fight far away. Only a coward can run and shoot. But a real fighter takes it boot to boot. :skillet:
     
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    This is one of your best, HODEE. I'm feelin every line like mad.
     
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    Awwwwww hodee bear :)
    Painfully real and I am proud of ya for speakin on it
    lies are never to be accepted
    may truth be our liberty :)
     
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    The part of this that stuck with me, was the feeling that not only do those in power have the means to help and don't, it's the high and mighty attitude that goes along with it. Thought provoking piece.
     
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    deep...this is one that will be stuck in my mind for awhile. outstanding
     
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    much love and peace to you dear brother
    heartfelt deep

    BlueWater:heart:
     
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