Black Poetry : Rags To Riches

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  1. aqueenpassing

    aqueenpassing Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I was not born with a silver spoon nor did I have
    a computerized room just a ghetto life dismayed
    and left to life’s chronic doom.

    I was not promised a rose garden with roses to bloom
    just a few hand me downs in thrift stores gloom.
    Money was always short back in those days, you
    did not walk streets of gold that were paved.

    You were taught to stand tall and act behaved, but
    it was not long before the streets swooped you up
    into it’s cave. I came from heaven and went to
    hell now that I am back I got a lot to tell. I have
    been transformed by the transformers Got power
    as my source, the word as my sword and faith as
    my riding horse.

    I was not meant to have all in the beginning because
    of were I came from I had to be taught some things
    a new, things that did not come easy as I grew. I
    look back now at the roads I have taken for most,
    it would of killed them or left them shaking.

    I am a survivor something I was taught to be, from a
    small child raped, abused, beaten for soon I would see
    that what I endured so many would of quit but my
    lord kept his precious hands on me so that I would
    not forget. I have traveled and mapped many roads
    I have kissed a lot of toads in search of a prince.

    As of the days of old, the best things were a long time
    coming for those who believed. I now understand so
    much and for grace I am relieved. I look forward to
    a grand old age, as I gather my silver and gold for
    my crown I have raised.

    AqueenPassing
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  2. Alizentang

    Alizentang Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    "I gather my silver and gold for
    my crown I have raised."

    I like the way you ended this piece. After all the trials and tribulations...I still came out a QUEEN!!!

    Tell it like it is
    Beautiful message
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    my sistah another masterpiece of flowin !
     
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    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Queen, you left my heart in a fine powder.........This was so deeply felt, so delicately mastered piece with a true testimony, inspiration and quite naturally - all Honor Given to the Divine! Beauuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuutiful! This is one of many "Great" pieces I've read here! and the title is Perfect!
     
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    the_story Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    very nice expression i like,alot
     
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