Black Poetry : SORROW

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  1. HODEE

    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Can you really measure sorrow?
    Cause it varies time and place.

    It comes upon you like a rock or chain tied to your waist.
    It holds you capture as long who knows.
    It smothers thoughts and dreams you hold.

    Holding you down.

    Bringing you down.
    Day to day and night.

    Can you measure your sorrow and say it’s deeper than mine.
    Is mine all relevant and yours is not?

    Say what you will and what is said don’t matter.
    Sorrow doesn’t stop.

    Violating.

    Paralyzing matter.

    It’s my sorrow, deep inside that I wear and that I carry.

    Hidden lies, death and pain.
    It comes in spectrums in the brain.
    Sunshine days, and night time rains.
    I’m balled up in its grip.

    Seeking no escape cause guilt is part of the trip.
    Shame half-truths and loss.
    Heart is heavy, feeling tired.
    Drained of hope and man I cry. :crying:
    You see no tears yet it is true.
    Sorrow has a hold on you.

    Below pain is sorrow.

    Below that is death.

    You can’t come up until you reach that depth.
    Once you know you’re below the line.

    Get angry, it becomes action and tow that line.
    Move up thru sorrow, at least back to pain, gather
    your thoughts and clear the brain.

    Never reach that low that ends it all your time is
    written so don’t rush the fall.

    A man without a mouth looses his mind.
    So share. Share your mind, share your thoughts.
    Tell someone how you feel.
    Then listen to them you chose them well.
    To help you thru it all.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sorrow can't be compared, if it hurts, it hurts. And the scary part is, although we have to fall sometimes, it's hard to fathom just how low we shall go before we can get up. This was masterfully posed and felt. This touched me.
     
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    Dap'z brother

    Yes this was nicely written indeed!
    Hodee in Da House!!!!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    felt da sorrow and know dis piece speaks to me
    tyte write bruh
     
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    i feel this scribe
    nice write....
    Angel
     
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    Most def there with ya, HODEE. Great scribe.
     
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    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    hodee
    thank you for the poem...we all have been,i think, "at the low end"..but then how wonderful that you give tools for survival, for revival, in such a creative way....the last paragraph really helped turn the circle round on this sorrow....
    thanks
     
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    Goodness! I can totally dig this bruh!
     
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    Brother Hodee...
    it was so good to read
    and absorb more of your
    wise writings agains...
    this was an incredibly
    moving peace...

    I never thought about
    pain, sorrow and death
    as levels of existence
    but this really made me think
    thought provoking indeed...
     
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