Black Poetry : Sound

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by river, Apr 1, 2004.

  1. river

    river Watch Her Flow MEMBER

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    This scribe wa scribbled for a friend who knew me and loved me before I underwent the operation that restored my hearing after twelve years of profound deafness.

    Sound

    When I was a ghost
    imploding in silence
    My mind fed on regurgitations of life
    Brimmed over with old stuff to share
    Like a fountain in a park
    Where the people use their pennies for the bus

    When I was asleep
    I thought I was awake
    Until I really did wake up
    And realized I'd been asleep

    You really don't know
    What your words have meant to me

    When I was a ghost
    A solid word anchored me in reality
    When I was asleep
    An eye to eye encounter
    Rocked me in comfort
    Roused me to love
     
  2. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    nice flow
    thanks for sharing
    really enjoy it
    Peace
    Angel
     
  3. Nita

    Nita Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    wow!!!

    I can only imagine.....
    This was beautiful River...
    Hope I'm not getting too personal, I know a word was the first thing you heard, but how did it make you feel?...and can you hear all sounds?...Are the sounds always clear?...
    SMH...you tell me a lil about your life and I run with it...lol...but I truly wish the best for you, and pray that all you do will prosper.
    Nita
    :heart:
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Guess you're sort of like Marvin Gaye Nita, you just wanna know what's going on...River, this is an intense experience that you wrote about with flair. Blessings to you.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very nicely pose from da river
     
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    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    "imploding in silence"
    "a solid word anchored in reality"
    such a beautiful POEM
    RIVER i had just thanked you for responding to one of my pieces and said you were deep like the waters..hearing some of your personal history i better understand some of that depth.
    I genuinely thank you for sharing it and look forward not only to your wonderful poetry but your sagelike comments...
    it was a wonderful poem...and what a wonderful friend (where is that poem)
     
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    rasheed Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    river,
    A heavy poem and a heavy history you have been blessed to go through, thanks for sharing.....i am astounded......

    Peace and Blessings
     
  8. river

    river Watch Her Flow MEMBER

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    I'd never know I had been blessed with this struggle if I weren't able to bless others with it. Thanks for letting me know. You feel me. I feel you. It's recursive.

    Love
    from da river
     
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    thatgirl74 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Wow nice piece.
    I like your flow on this
    Good job
     
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    Khasm13 STAFF STAFF

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    this is truly heard...
    tru love knows no boundries...
    this whas special...keep scribe'n sista
    one love
    khasm
     
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