Black Poetry : Special Dedication to Those Who Reached Out

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  1. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    the words slice

    cut like a knife

    releasing all fears

    pain and strife~

    "If there's a friend who'll step in on-time...
    He'll take the pain a-way"

    "He'll take the pain a-way...I know
    He'll take the pain a-way"


    Sisterfriends spoke on

    today

    yesterdays and

    yesterday's past to

    pray and fast

    true love from God

    will Forever last

    Just STAND in

    your FAITH

    He'll give you

    what you ask

    She~

    They~

    Stepped in

    Shery
    Destee
    Kai
    Sunshyne
    Alyce
    Twofish
    Crystal
    Ubzorb
    Hunter

    Can't forget about the brothas

    blak
    GQ
    dnommo
    Bishop
    Yeshujah


    Never had friends like you
    who continue to bless me
    through and through

    The blessings of the Lord make us rich
    and add no sorrow to it.

    I call it a blessing to have each and everyone
    of you as friends.
    Not something I can say I ever really had. The people
    I'd called my friends weren't really friends at all. When the
    storm comes that's when you usually find out.

    Although I've been blessed by all poets from afronet and Destee
    I just wanted to give a special thanks to you all who
    went the extra mile to reach out to a sistah to
    encourage, inspire and make feel welcome.

    You are my family sent by God and I love you all!!:heart:

    Thank God for true, spirit filled friends :angel1:
     
  2. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    it is meant for one so deserving
    to feel welcomed
    to be inspired
    to be encouraged

    that's just how God is

    add to these ...
    loved much

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    Girl you got me crying

    Bishop is moved by this...You are most welcome, we just showed you some love that's due a member of the Fam.....


    Much Love to you Afri!!
     
  4. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I wish

    I could open up my chest so you all could see just how happy I am to have met you. You've incited growth in me and I never thought it could happen because of all of my 'STUFF'. Because of you, I mean all poets, I've grown and realized thatI am somebody even when times get rough and I think I'm not. (because of negative spirits that remind me of what I used to be)
     
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    just had to come back and add ...

    Afridancr, Sweetheart, Darling ...

    none of us are all that we could be
    blessed if we're not what we were
    praying to be all that we should

    you are not alone

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    you are welcome from the spiritual houase that shines form coast to coast for we all stand together to shore you up and lift you high. Rmember though, you are a child of God and because of that your history was your test. once you passed the test, you will not revisit it, unless you choose to. The key to your walk is to bring all your wares to the alter, lay them there, and walk away. The more you revisit the thoughts, the more you dwell in a holding pattern...As we shared before, don't allow the reminder sof your history have a place in your life. YOU know where you are...GOD knows where you are, but also Satan knows where you are and as lonag as the enemy can make to you take two steps backsowords for every step forward, he will.

    wehn Paul was jailed for preaching the gospel, he prised his way through. He knew that "weeping may endureth for a night, but joy cometh in the morning..." the children of Israel complained andmoaned for forty years. They constantly told Moses how much they missed Egypt and how they were better off there. They never let go off their past and they died in their own misery. They died in the wilderness they created...

    Afri, i share this for it is what is on my heart. I know you have made many strives since you first arrived on the boards so take this as constant encouragement and not rebuke. You are not where you were and we all see this. I felt that reinforcing that was needed.

    i must go but please...climb up in God's lap and rest. allow Him to ease your mind and wipe away your remembrance. Your time is now...
     
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    Sistah Afri,

    I am humbled to have met you and have come to know you as a true sistah from the depths of your soul and my own!!!

    Much :heart:
    GQ
     
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    afri, sis

    reading line upon line of this peace, you can't know the bolts that shot through my chest when I read my name just now. I am still reeling with the thought "....I only shared a poem and a couple e-mails"....

    but when the Spirit of God is in it, "little becomes much".

    I love you sista; and I am blessed by your words.

    thank you!


    a
     
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    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    AFri,

    From the depths of my soul and to translate the words of my spirit I say "Thank you" for the mention and wonderful scribe. You will always be somewhere/anywhere/everywhere I mention or dream of a "friend". We are all on the cusp of literary(and in your case dance) greatness, we all need to stand strong behind and beside one another. Whenever things get rough or you need an ear you know how to reach a brother.

    one love,blak

    P.S. just send me the address in North Carolina :D
     
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    Dear friend, sis....

    Your words lay heavy on my heart. I too have been witness to this thread of ties that bind...
    bind us together as friends and family..

    I am grateful for the exchange between you and I

    I am grateful for you....

    8th!
     
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