Black Poetry : Periphery of Love

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  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I have become
    somewhat of a
    'gardner extraordinaire'
    cultivating the
    safe haven
    of being alone
    Avoiding the temptation
    of building relationships
    I have stopped
    and kneeled along
    the sidelines to smell
    the sweetest
    scents of romance's
    floral beauty

    it's lonely

    but also

    safe

    My heart is guarded
    from heart-wrenching
    rejection
    in which many times
    I have felt
    ineligible for
    a man's complete
    affection

    I would rather
    watch 'love'
    from a distance
    peeking in on it's feelings
    and feeding off
    the hunger
    of others' experiences

    You could say that
    I'm hiding
    ... hiding from happiness -

    observation without
    participation ...

    ... substituting friendships
    for true intimacy

    My own vulnerability
    finds me sitting
    ... edged quietly
    on a non-threatening
    periphery of love ...
    watching anothers'
    garden as it grows





    (c) 2002 FINDING SO(u)LUTIONS
     
  2. GA_Sunshyne

    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ahhhh... i'm exhaling, chile!! :D

    it's soooo good to read you again!

    but!! i see you still got it!! this was
    tru-ly love-ly... & i can relate complete-ly
    to the feelin' behind the flow!

    :heart:
    elayne.
     
  3. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Outstanding flow.
    This piece is like,
    "one size fits all"
    almost everyone can relate.
    A very enjoyable read.
    Thanks


    Scribeaboutit!
    CCBSKYN :heart:
     
  4. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    so good to read you again, sis.... You have much to say and I'll be ryy-cheah waitin to hear more from the soul u n 2. :)
    :heart:

    alyce
     
  5. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you my sistahs ~ I appreciate the luv & the warm words.

    GA
    Rykah
    Coco
    & Sustah A


    :)

    I'm happy to read the responses, in which ya'll can also relate to this heah piece ~

    Much :heart:

    N2
     
  6. Heartbeat

    Heartbeat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is special N2UR

    BE
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    NOW DIS HERE IS PULLS ME SO CLOSE N2 YA SOULFUL
    HEART ............LOVIN' IT
     
  8. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you sweetie! Glad you enjoyed!!

    N2 :)
     
  9. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    $$RICH$$

    Hey you ... you know I'm smilin' ...

    Thanks for the luv

    N2
     
  10. LISTERSCRIBIN'

    LISTERSCRIBIN' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    very well written, n2. very nice...yes, indeed! otay, i'm going to go back and read this one, one more time...lovin' it, dear poetess.


    ~~~inkdrops~~~
     
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