Black Poetry : phenoMENal

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by alyce, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    for the original BMW (Black Men Working)

    I see you every day on the boulevard
    suited up, Stacy Adams shined & laced
    shirts crisp, button down, Lawd!...
    briefcase totin
    serious lookin
    beautifully gifted
    incredible
    phenoMENal... you!

    That scent you wear,
    masculine
    mix of natural oils on your clean
    shaven skin tickles my ...yin
    and I declare you are
    the business...

    I just...

    dig the way you
    be
    tooled-to-death in
    leather
    belts slipped
    around firm hips
    the way...you work that
    drill with an artist's skill
    hard hat, heavy gloves,
    your stuff is tight

    you are the protectors
    of dreams you build
    with hands just rough enough to caress
    your woman right ...

    just watching you
    climb high above city streets balancing
    the weight of family and societal ills...
    takes me swirling into vertigo...
    knowing what I know...

    You see me looking...too

    and I watch you, every day...
    in your coats and collars of many
    colors...in your uniforms of choice
    or necessity...traveling in
    your various modes of transportation
    heads held high no matter what's
    going on inside your hearts

    All these thoughts well up inside
    You're a phenoMENal joy!
    Keep stepping with pride!
     
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    it is a struggle that's freely endured...for all the right reasons.

    THANK YOU...for this wonderful peace
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    This warms my soulas i take stride forward ......Thanks sis
     
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    Dearest Sister Poet Alyce,

    All I'm gonna do is smile and then smile some more. Love it!

    (smile)
     
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    Alice, your keen insight and poetic prowess is a remarkable gift.
     
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    Thank you, dear ones! I just wanted to celebrate my brothas, wheresuneva they be @!!!
     
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    Oh yeah,....This poem is the best tribute for all the hard workin brothas. Love it...
     
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