Black Poetry : Stay Black and Die

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by MissPoetik, Sep 22, 2003.

  1. MissPoetik

    MissPoetik Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    hey ya'll. i haven't been writing much lately but this just came to me today and i want to share it with you... please respond and let me know how ya feel...

    As I penetrate the realm of endless responsibilities
    I find myself wanting to do absolutely nothing
    But stay black and die

    I take a look at myself and the countless possibilities:
    The decisions that I make, the outcomes that follow
    And only the Lord knows that I have tried

    Tried to just be myself
    While at the same time trying to please everyone else
    That’s what lead up to the insanity
    Had me at the verge of wanting to grab on to humanity
    And strangle her to death with my bear hands
    Somebody better come and hold me back
    I’m for real… all jokes aside
    This is no laughing matter! I’m struggling here with my pride
    And it’s a match that I cannot seem to win
    Everyday the scene plays over and over again
    As I continue to battle myself
    The demands of family and my “so-called” friends
    Only the Lord knows that I have tried
    Tried to just be myself
    While at the same time trying to please everyone else
    But in reality…. It would seem so much easier
    To just stay black and die…
     
  2. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    heartfelt flow...
     
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    I like this. My grandmother use to tell me that's all I ever had to do in the world. Everything else is extracurricular activity. Be black and die. That's greatness in itself. Nice Skrybe sistah.
     
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    enjoyed this
     
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    I know it gets hard sometimes, but keep the faith, my friend, and don't ever give up.
     
  6. MissPoetik

    MissPoetik Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks ya'll for the love... this is how i'm feelin' at the moment, but it's just growing pains.
     
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    nice flow:)
     
  8. Nia Maishani

    Nia Maishani Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WOW

    Some growing pains, MissPoetik. Talk about a flow I can relate to...

    This was truly deep. I am so feeling this.

    :teach:
     
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    Very Nice.. MissPoetik

    I think you broke the writers block with this here.

    " The demands of family and my “so-called” friends
    Only the Lord knows that I have tried
    Tried to just be myself "

    Everybody wanting your time. Never feeling what you need.
     
  10. Khasm13

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    with stuff like this
    you need to write more often
    this was really on point
    and i feel where you're come'n from
    with dis...supa tyte
    peace
    khasm
     
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