Black Poetry : Smiling at strangers...

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  1. serenti-poet

    serenti-poet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Mama sent her out for milk
    She smiled at strangers along the way
    Passing the alleys and drug dealers
    But she wasn’t at home, she was safe.
    She smiled at strangers
    As they passed by
    But the smile quickly faded
    When her home became in sight
    She didn't want daddy to be home
    but there he was, never late
    She could almost feel the blows
    The blood she could almost taste
    She smiled at passing strangers
    While she headed from the nearest store
    But she turned down a different street
    She wouldn't go home anymore
    So she smiled at passing strangers
    Carrying her run away pack
    And she would keep on going, keep on smiling
    Until the strangers didn't smile back.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    dis was tyte off da hook u go poet of da week !!
    flow like u know sis..........yesssssssss!!
     
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    serenti-poet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks RICH more to come but this will do for now :)
     
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    Hey serenti, :wave:

    I love this piece!! It was a wonderful read!!

    An excellent example of why you are Poet of the week!!

    Flow on!!

    ~Sierra~:heart:
     
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    tyte flow gurl...........much love 2 ya :)
     
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    ****...this was deep...i felt it :(
     
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    very poignant and dramatic piece!
    the poet is gifted!
    Peace to ya!
     
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    serenti-poet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks Sierra :) glad you liked it

    Sarcasm thanks glad you took the time out to read it

    Swt T I know it's sad but then in the end it comes to a beautiful beginning thanks for taking the time to read it :)

    skrybe thanks for the compliment thanks for readin too

    until next time PEACE
     
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    serenti-poet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    smiling at strangers...

    always smile back you never know what that smile can mean to them....

    :)
     
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    True to that. I really felt this...


    I'm just sayin...
     
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