Black Poetry : prayer for the dying

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  1. mkhaya lo'

    mkhaya lo' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    In essence, is there anybody not dying...waiting in line whether patiently, impatiently, knowingly, without knowing or just waiting?

    Inside I'm dying yet my soul is alive, kept alive, not just alive.
    I will truimph with life, new life, a chance-to trust, and learn to love through experience.

    Words like heamotology, therapy, and what ever ...gy, all become part of my new vocabulary with my new best friends, the docter, the nurse the dispensery nurse the pharmacist, who are they to me?

    if not life givers...why do they give me life when they don't even know me? why does the docter want to make me better? I am nothing to him-him nothing to me. Yet-he's a bodily form of my greater being. Keeping me alive..

    Knowing from the very start that everyday of my life would unfold before his eyes before anyone of them ever came into being.

    His my prayer for me-the dying...and waiting to emerge from this death victorious and more alive than ever....
     
  2. ShadeeLadee

    ShadeeLadee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You say some very thought provoking things in this piece. That first statement/question...

    "in essence, is there anybody not dying?"

    My answer,

    no...

    Thank you for sharing your musings.

    Shade
     
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    again your prose draws my hands to touch the fire of reality
    again your word worship call my mind to munch on realness
    and as always I leave indebted to you for sharing your slices
    THANK YOU, THANK YOU ,THANK YOU,THANK YOU,THANK YOU
     
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    such a thought provoking peace mkhaya lo'

    mmmmmmm ... food for my soul ...

    starving ... dying ... with food right here in abundance

    thank you docter :)

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    A very deep piece Mkhaya lo'...
    enjoyed the read...thanx for sharing...

    Epiphany :heart:
     
  6. mkhaya lo'

    mkhaya lo' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you everybody!!!!

    I think this piece was inspired by a recent health scare that I had. I have terrible aneamia at the moment and I'm going to hospital soon to get to the bottom of it. I'll be seeing a heamotologist soon but to be honest, I don't quite think there's anything thaaaattttt serious. Otherwise I would know it from the bottom of my soul that something is wrong. And I don't have that.

    luv u all lots and lots...

    lo'
     
  7. Amun-Ra

    Amun-Ra Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    True Enuff

    Truly, we all die a bit each day and yet each day we become more alive as we awake to the possibilkities of life--Amun-Ra



    :)
     
  8. mkhaya lo'

    mkhaya lo' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WOW, I think it is such an honour to have you Amun-Ra reply to my little scribe. I hold you in such high regard, Like a father in the scribe. thank you....and to you too sherykah for your words of confidence.

    lo'
     
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