Quiet Poetry Lounge : Smarter Than Me

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by oldsoul, Nov 21, 2005.

  1. OldSoul

    OldSoul Permanent Black Man PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Smarter Than Me

    I want my children to be
    Smarter than me
    Stronger than me
    Wealthier than me
    More conscious than me

    I want my children to
    Live longer than me
    Plot better than me
    See farther than me
    Reach way beyond me

    I want my children to
    Fly higher than me
    Dig deeper than me
    Stand taller than me
    Live much better than me

    I want my children to be
    Blacker than me
    Healthier than me
    Freer than me
    And, of course, much, much
    More Outstanding than me.

    ----©11/18/2005----
    OldSoul.whgbetc.com​
     
  2. spicybrown

    spicybrown Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    C'est Magnifique

    Nothing wrong with aspiring to pass up the Joneses. If everybody thought like this, put it in motion, our prosperity would be as vast as the ocean:look:
     
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    Mom,
    I didn't/couldn't understand why you clean and scrub other folks houses, and drive people all over town in taxi's...
    But you said you wanted your children to do better for themselfs...thanks

    My Child,/our children
    I know you will reach the horizon, without a doubt
    I'm instilling in you, all the things I went without

    I want your pure Blackness to shine like rare gold
    uncover the mystery...that's never been told

    Don't stop your fight, until freeddom truley ring
    And we'll smile that our children, are doing their thing

    that's ...

    OutStanDing!
     
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    Brother Old Soul
    I told you before wonderful piece
    I wanna show my love again
    I thank you ffor your leadership
    And the way you help us in our everday lives
    Thank You
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    outstanding brutha no doubt!
    class A piece......................
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You were able to convey what so many Black parents want for their children. This was powerful and touching oldsoul.
     
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    most welcome it was food for the soul
     
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