Black Poetry : silent thunder

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  1. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I saw the lightening across the meadow
    Too far to touch and yet I lift my hand
    To see it illuminated from the glow;

    I want to ride on its power to know
    How it enters our peace and taps
    Our lives without making a sound

    How can it bring light into darkness
    When the storm appears at dusk and
    The world’s in hiding from the elements;

    Its danger makes no sound in the meadow
    As it cracks the skyline like an antique hand
    Mirror whose suffered a painful fall;

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    I heard the thunder before the storm
    Warning me of its impending approach
    And I watch the masses disperse quickly;

    I felt the thunder under my feet as it
    Passed by my door and I shivered from
    The fear of its next thunderous appearance;

    I want to contain the thunder in me so I
    Can speak with the rumbling of the earth
    And shake the masses into understanding;

    Its power cannot be seen from the night
    For it enters like a lions and returns like
    A land under the cover of mystery;

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    I saw the lightening as it met the thunder
    And they joined to create a soliloquy of
    Destruction each time the appeared at night;

    I wondered how the steps were ordered
    Seemingly touching the land in ways only
    They could know to impart their creativity;

    Each time they meet they resurrect the pain
    Of before by creating a sense of fear in man
    Who cannot control the power of the elements;

    So I sit on the porch under the cover of tall
    Oak trees and wonders if the sky will make
    Room for the sonnet of destruction;

    And I lean back and smile to hear the rain
    Tap dance on the roof, applauding the trees
    As it wets their limbs to reassure they are
    The tears of the impending storm…

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  2. wildflower7

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    powerful...

    that is a truly beautiful poem, dnommo!
    i luuuuuved it!
    thank you.
    -7 :spinstar:
     
  3. Da Street So'ja

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    MO, MO, MO

    you are one of the great poets i know
    MO you are on another level now

    does the word "untouchable"
    come to mind?

    Peace from da streets
     
  4. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    So' ja man you know how to humble a bro'...man i was looking out at the sky and i just got caughy up in the strorm..thanks for the read bro...
     
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    BIG D"

    MAN!
    UNDER THE WINDOW
    LOOKING AFAR IN SIGHT
    OF THE BOLT OF LIGHT

    MAN DES BE ON POINT AND POWERFUL
    LOVIN DES 4 SHO.............
     
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    it's been too long since i've read you
    wow Dnommo ... this is great work
    i too was on the porch
    thank you for this

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  7. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    sorry for the long hiatus but i am allowing my pen to rest from a season...i shall return for good soon...
     
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    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hey D

    it was like I was sitting on my grandmomma's porch and she was brushing my hair and reciting yo poem to me. Tight graphics too, that put me ova the top.
     
  9. dnommo

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    thanks zorb, just watching the storms go by...
     
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    $$$RICH$$$ and destee,

    thanks for the read...it's good to sit out on the porch today...
     
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