Black Poetry : passing thoughts in lifes moments

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by redlady, Feb 5, 2004.

  1. redlady

    redlady Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    funny how i feel rhythms
    displaced
    just a non-sequential type of feeling
    a wall of insulation
    protecting me from myself
    my own self is so destructive - emotional - reactionary
    yet i am protected
    my walls keep me focused
    on the here and now

    last night i wondered why i dig johnny depp so much
    probably because he always plays roles that are weird
    off
    strange
    like myself
    once upon a time in mexico
    he running around without his eyes
    doin' the **** thing
    my man johnny depp
    just a passing thought as i reach out for sleep
    my back sinking into the pillow top
    prayers drifting from my lips
    as my mind slips
    oblivion

    clarity
    of my thinking
    saw an 80 year old woman trying to shovel snow
    i say oh...we should help her
    she's too old to shovel snow and
    we've got these strong boys in the back seat
    and...do you wanna help her?
    my man says, if she was black i would pull over and help her
    but she's 80 years old, so you know
    back in da day she used to sit in her bathroom
    and practice the word n-i-g-g-e-r, n-i-g-g-e-r, n-i-g-g-e-r
    over and over until she got it right
    so um, hell no dear! let her shovel her own snow
    awww man help me lord
    help me from my own laughter
    keep me hidden within these walls

    funny how life's rhythms keep you going
    in moments
    in clarity
    in protection
    in prayer
    amen
     
  2. shylorien

    shylorien New Member MEMBER

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    I love it!

    I really enjoyed this poem!
     
  3. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yes ..feeling so true
    nice read indeed
    wonderful flow
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very sweetly written i really enjoyed dis to the fullest
    flow on poet !
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    nice read again
    really enjoyed the flow
     
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