Black Poetry : straight talk with God

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  1. asimplepoet

    asimplepoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This one gonna be just how i feel it
    No rhyme, rhythm, sonnet or haiku
    Could truly begin to capture my mood

    What to do when life gets too messy
    You want to scream, rant and rave
    But you know you ought to behave

    What do you do when you just had enough
    When life isn't just unfair but plain tough
    You see "aints" living high on the horse

    When you attempting to tow the line
    crossing every t and dotting ever i
    And you can't seem to catch a break

    I want to scream "God, why me"
    But I'm sure this season has a reason
    A underlying purpose I can't quite grasp
    But that doesn't make it any easier to bear

    I am sick and tired of waiting on my turn
    I know that if He started a good work in me
    That He will complete and perfect it

    But my question is
    WHEN, shall my time come to past
    How long shall I wait

    When can I step off the sidelines
    And step into the game on the winning side
    I don't have to be the star quarterback
    I'll settle for being just the kicker
    As long as I get my Super Bowl ring

    But Father I trust you...
    To arrange the situation
    For your maximum glory

    I don't have to understand to obey
    If you have me here me in this mess
    Then it must be so that you can bless

    So Father I ask you to guide me
    Help me to make it through to other side
    I know that you grace is more than sufficient
    That you can keep me as long as I want to be kept

    And even when I want to give up
    You will be there pushing me to go further
    Go on and see what the end is going to be

    So Father I am turning me over to you
    For I know you know what is best
     
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    asimplepoet,

    Thank you for this write, it reminds me so of my talk with God. Here is a for instance; Why me Lord, was asked when he gave me the book to write. I could not understand the why. And sometimes now, its the same. Do you want me to get in the game, another question, slow on answering. And so, we (you and I) have had the same issues with God. But it is as you say, trust and wait with patience, he comes thru everytime. We must wait on the Lord, those who sincerely trust him. It has a lot to do with this: We will be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season.

    You have begun to shout out true feelings to us from the box. With this gesture you touch so many. We need you, and you are a Star Player on the Destee.com team, trust me and believe what I'm saying.

     
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    :qqb008:It takes a level of maturity to understand that God has ones best interest in mind. One verse of scripture I keep in my mind (I don't know exactly where it is at the moment) is where David says that his feet well nigh slipped when he saw the prosperity of the wicked, but when he considered their end ... So my friend, you're not the only one who feels this way, and you won't be the last. Consider our own crisis in this country as we speak. Those who were prospering from orrupt practices are having their deeds brought to light ... much to their own shame. So when life seems unfair, and it appears that the right thing to do isn't getting you anywhere ... just wait on God ... you'll be glad you did.:em17:
     
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    Agreeing with the 2 brothers, you have spoken to many...many who are ready to scream and shout, and just lose all hope. I have to believe that god has us by the hand, even when we try to shake it loose, even when we feel all alone in it. Thank you for this poetess.
     
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    Sis Poet, ghurlllll, you layed this out on a very real level! The trials will come and even when they seem to go on forever and ever, it is only for a season.

    Stand strong my sister knowing where your help comes from!!!
     
  6. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    watzinaname,

    Thanks for the co-sign, asimplepoet is in her season without realizing it, the same as me, and now I’m certain this applies to this Community. We are a group of people that have assembled together as a family, like it or not, and we are growing, and learning to build and progress as a village. Our clear leader is my Beloved Sister Destee, yet, I hate to she her walk alone, so to speak, if it is that the other half of Destee, ever manifests, in my most humble opinion, then at that point, we are truly off to the Races, and that race to win, and that, not only for our people, but all people.

    Now, the above may seem to some to be farfetched, but knowing what I know about the God we serve, whether the collective serves Him or not, it is nothing but a drop in the bucket. We, as black people, at one time were prevented for assembling, period. If we did, it was broken up. That is not the case now, no not at all.

    Question: Why is it that when I reply to you, in connection with asimplepoet, I find myself going over the Top with my inner feelings! But please don’t answer, at least, right away, allow me a little time to ponder, please!

    I have said enough, and like someone else I know(Destee), I talk too much:). But, it is the silence of our people that prevents us from performing up to our full potential, so it is, that I must tell the story, whether or not there are those who feel that I/We, talk too much!

    At this point, I am stopping out of self-control only, watzinaname, it is the only thing to-do, because otherwise I could just keep on going, shoot, the bunny rabbit ain’t got nothing on me:), BFN....., K
     
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    yes he only knows what is best..........write on poet!
     
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    Thanks you guys for all of your support and encouragement. I write because poetry is my therapy. When I don't know what else to do, I pray and then I put pen to paper. Because I know that God has no respect of person, so if I am going through it know someone else to. I always hope that there is a message in the trials that I am enduring that encourage others. :love: @ clyde. thanks for being my biggest supporter. And really truly understanding where I am coming from.
     
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    asimplepoet,

    Now you know, you are welcome, asimplepoet, thanks for what to do with and to this Family-Community. For we are on the same exact Team!:)
     
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    the answers

    are within you


    give praise
     
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