Black Poetry : Sad news regarding one of our own...

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  1. Bishop

    Bishop Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm not sure how many of you remember jahvandus....He was a member of the Fam as well as Afronet. I just got word that he was murdered last night at his restaurant. His real name was Samuel R. Short.Pray for the Short Family...He just turned 31 and he leaves behind a 2 year old son, a 9year old daughter, a 26 year old wife and a mom . I'm posting this here because he was one of our poets...Normally we only post poetry in the forum but I thought was worht mentioning here. I'm not sure of the details concerning services, but those of you who knew him especially the Atlanta family members may want to attend the services, therefore I will try to gain all pertinent information.
     
  2. Destee

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    Bishop ... thank you for sharing this with us.

    My prayers and thoughts are with his Family.

    May God Bless.

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    indeed prayers goes out to the family
    thanks Bishop ......so sad and it touch me deep
     
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    man this has me stunned...
    hurts beyond words.

    He was a great poet and my prayers are for His family.
     
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    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks Bishop

    I know it's been a while and we have a lot of new folk in the house. But yall old heads from the Afronet and early Destee days remember jahvandus and he sometime wrote under jahvandus kwu...... Samuel R. Short was his real name. No leads, no witnesses, no nothing. My best friend was taken for no reason. Gregory (my other friend) has been upgraded to critical but stable condition after he was shot in the head. This just goes to show that life is to precious yall. The last thing he said to me 5 hours before he was shot "I have something to tell you"....... now I will never know. Take care of each other yall




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    :madd: :madd: unbelievable, Bishop thanks for sharing this sad news with the fam. What are the details behind the story?

    my prayers are with his family.
     
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    Zorby, i'm truly sorry for the loss of your friend and my heart and prayers go out to the family.
     
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    i didn't know this brotha but my heart goes out to all who knew him :(... my heart feels sorrow for any of our lost souls...

    peace... & many condolences
     
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    my heart goes out to their family. I talked to him a while back and i am sad to say that i missed many chances to talk to him since then....He is and always will be a strong brother and poet in the Atlanta area...For those who did not know him, trust my words when i say that his voice will surely be missed...

    one.
     
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    I'm sorry to hear the tragic news.
    My prayers and condolences go out
    to all those affected.
    And may the brother find peace eternal!
     
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