Black Poetry : Still Voice

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Chastity, Jun 24, 2004.

  1. Chastity

    Chastity Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I look back and see,
    Sheets upon sheets,
    Of names that love linked,
    Of emotions disguised in ink,
    Liquid prayers, hurts, rage
    Lining the surface of a page,
    Black and blue…
    The color is like a reflection,
    Of my heart…

    ‘Oh Gosh…what’s the matter with you?!’
    Are you not tired of writing,
    About the same old sad song,
    That has apparently become an ole favorite,
    Which continues to last?
    About the same old story,
    Same script, different cast?

    I thought I stepped,
    Out of the ring.
    Out of the situation,
    That had me running,
    Emulating its shape.
    I thought that I would take a chance,
    Step out on a limb,
    Thought that this time when I reached out,
    I wouldn’t have to rapidly pull back in.

    Guard your heart,
    End this ‘Him-story’
    Make it ‘His-story’.
    And not your sad story…
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    tyte drop well felt
     
  3. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    If you don't put a guard on your heart...it can and will be snatched from you. Sometimes the troubles the heart witnesses. this was a very nice piece you wrote, the pen can work wonders.
     
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    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    very touching poem
    with a gentle sadness
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
  5. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The heart can suffer some tremendous blows. You have a style that keeps me glued to the page.
     
  6. angelicsage

    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Very touching poem but also
    quite cleverly written with
    lots of originality...

    Nice work!


    )))))))))
     
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