Black Poetry : Sudden Death The Fearship

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  1. OldSoul

    OldSoul Permanent Black Man PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Sudden Death
    The Fearship

    Sudden death is the hidden fear
    Embedded in all our psyches
    That pushes us to be gluttonous
    And live like there's no tomorrow.

    The fear of dying suddenly
    Was created to drive economies
    Get it, buy it, use it up now
    Hurry, sale ends tonight
    There'll be nothing left tomorrow.

    So many sudden ways to die
    A bullet, a car wreck, a broken neck
    A plane crash, a heart attack, a bomb
    A missile, an icepick in the ear
    There's even a syndrome for babies
    No one is safe
    Here today, gone tomorrow.

    The fear of sudden death
    Lurks in the back of our mind
    Like an ogre goading us
    Drowning out our inner voice
    Urging us to do everything now
    Better hurry, do not wait
    For there is no promise
    Of tomorrow.


    Save yourself
    Jump ship.

     
  2. Khasm13

    Khasm13 STAFF STAFF

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    very very tru my brotha....
    u put that syndrome into it's proper context...
    i can dig it....
    one love
    khasm
     
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    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Oldsoul

    Point well made.

    :thanks: for sharing your thoughts with us

    :toast:
     
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    We were not given the spirit of fear from our Creator. Fear, is created by others and we allow it to manifest in ourselves. This was deep as you always are.
     
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    I can never get tired of drinking from the well of brotha Oldsouls knowledge...
    thank you for sharing this with us brotha...it strikes the nail RIGHT on the head.
     
  6. angelicsage

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    Oldsoul...

    you leave this Sister Poet speechless...

    repeatedly with your insight and wisdom

    ~~~~Encore~~~~

    mm mm mm....this was phenomenal, still reeling...


    ~Sage~
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    on point and speaking truth...enjoyed this read
    thank you for sharing!!! Angel
     
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    The fear of sudden death lurks, yet tomorrow is not promised to anyone. Have to search and obtain that middle ground in life. Always the deep writer you are, oldsoul.
     
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    re:Death

    That is so true. When I first came to the web. I feared a lot of things and
    believed a lot of things but now I fear nothing but my holy Father.
     
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    re:fear

    Deathis just the passover to the next phase . I strive now to live my life as
    honestly as I can without being cruel.
     
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