Black Poetry : Questions

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  1. ShadeeLadee

    ShadeeLadee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    How does it feel, knowing things that are too beautiful to be real?
    Where do you go to cope when life brings the pain to your door?
    When did you know for certain that you’d found the answers you’d been searching for?

    What will it take for you to finally be free in your heart and mind?
    Why is it that there are some sweet memories we must finally leave behind?

    Who is to say whether we live or die, or what tomorrow will bring?

    Tell me the truth about the nothingness of “everything”…

    SWT
     
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    shaz Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    dust in the wind
     
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    brotherman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    the truth is...everything is everything while nothing is still something.
     
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    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Shadee.


    if i had a dime for every time i've asked
    these exact same questions... we'd all
    be rich! :D serious-ly tho'... this piece is
    profound-ly beautiful.

    :heart:
    Elayne.
     
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    There's an answer to all the questions

    Absent of God,
    the nothingness is
    the ugliness
    that lies just below
    the surface of our
    skin, part of our
    genetic information
    embedded in our
    wretched souls
    and subject to emerge
    at the first sign of
    mistrust

    when we question
    our own worth
    when our stumbling
    gives way to the
    inevitable fall

    when we doubt
    whether we can stand
    up

    at all

    the nothingness of
    "everything" is the
    harsh realization that
    absent of Divine grace,
    the world is just a stage
    much like shakespeare said


    we revise and
    improvise the age
    old script...ancestral
    memory and human
    nature dictating
    we continue to
    historically
    repeat ourselves
    with every decision
    we make
    and step
    we fake

    in the name of
    "love", for heaven's sake

    but that's how it is
    without God

    no real appreciation
    for the beauty He's created
    no faith
    to believe...He can
    soothe all pain
    remove every heart-stain

    Where do we go?
    When can we know?
    Who makes it so?

    How can we heal?
    How does it feel?

    Ask Him and "listen"
    God knows the deal...


    :heart:

    a
     
  6. Joyce

    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ms Ladee,

    This poem is very beautifully written and thank God for a mom like yours who had the poetic power to bring a fit and conclusive answer to it. This poem is a reflection of where I was at until I came into the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.

    Thanks for sharing :heart:
     
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    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    exactly
    you answered your questions
    with the last line

    something in nothingness
    just be you
    and cut down on the stress and bullsh*t
    and don't be so hard on yourself
    and afterall
    we are only human
    just trying our best
    will what we have

    dssNY

    nice deep
    thoughts here
     
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