Black Poetry : Requiescat: A Eulogy for Paul Lawrence Dunbar And His Magnificent Works

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  1. DigginThaShyne

    DigginThaShyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Last night, a poet died,
    ten thousand simultaneously cried
    as they sprinkled metaphors from heaven,
    ashes to ashes
    dust to dust,
    and justified screaming, lusting for
    just one more
    well-lined plethora of emotion,
    the way each plexus of poignant thought
    was presented,
    represented as delectable morsels,
    it was sheer magic,
    no, baby, it was poetry,
    unique, potent, poetry
    it sparked our interest
    (we read it again and again)
    drew out its intentions
    confessed our sins,
    laughed with each verse,
    cried with each verse,
    felt life complete with the expression in
    each verse,
    we were wrapped up inside each
    soul-stirring word,
    then we blinked, you were gone,
    but you still live on,
    at least what you epitomize
    and you work characterized

    --undaunted expression baptized in the lake of pure genius--

    last night, a poet died,
    a million’s tears dived like glimmering birds,
    but the lyrical appreciation
    and spell-binding sensation
    is still felt inside,
    each time they say
    “He had a way…. with words”
     
  2. wildflower7

    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    well done!!!!!!!
    you can write mine when i pass away...
    -7:spinstar:
     
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    herlove Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    his magic was intriquing indeed
    the souls hunger it would feed ....Dunbar was not only great in his time but his legacy has the strength to transcend from generation to gerneration and the beauty words of expression live on forever.....
     
  4. DigginThaShyne

    DigginThaShyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    wildflower--- I'd be glad to oblige...but don't go anytime soon, because I'm still busy loving everything that you do

    herlove---yes Dunbar epitomizes what legends are made of....it's good knowing someone else feels his genius

    thanks for the read...much love

    MJ
     
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