Black Poetry : Possessed by Desire

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  1. WindWalker

    WindWalker Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Possessed by Desire


    They pronounced “Failure”
    and stamped it in their records:
    it was to be my legacy.

    I never would qualify
    to compete in their rat race:
    they made sure I understood
    that I was “Different!”

    Time passed and I played the game
    by their rules:
    I had been assigned
    a proper Place in the Order of the Land!
    I remained what they made me
    until I realized
    it's their negative judgment
    feeding in vicious circles
    that trap those who are “different”
    inside the maze of “Failure.”

    I learned to defy the odds,
    to forge on, run with the moon,
    embrace both light and darkness
    and while society slept in smug assurance,
    I confronted the ghosts of fear;
    and set my own spirit free.

    I discovered I possessed the desire
    which neither weakness
    nor society's glib forecast of failure
    can ever hope to stop.
    I moved through rock slides of doubt,
    blizzards of confusion, floods of setbacks
    proving to myself, if not to the world
    “success”
    is a subjective subject!
     
  2. MsBerry_98

    MsBerry_98 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ... and what a wonderful desire to be possessed by. Great work.

    Much :heart:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    dis desire that possess da soul is sweet flow head on!!!
     
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    I am truly diggin this
    Awesome! piece of poetry.
    Thanks for sharing.



    Scribeaboutit!
    CCBSKYN :heart:
     
  5. eternalprince

    eternalprince Active Member MEMBER

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    thank you thank you thank you thank you. FROM ALL OF THE "DIFFERENT" PEOPLE. thank you
     
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