Black Poetry : The Black Family

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  1. MsPoetic

    MsPoetic Active Member MEMBER

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    Manipulation
    Deception
    miscommunication
    That leads to confusion
    separation
    the disintegration
    The Black Family

    Bleeding slowly ,hymerging
    off the brutality that occurs
    between woman and man
    Consecrating over and over
    with different partners
    The mistrust, gypsy hearts
    Becoming a family before
    committing to be one
    The degradation
    The Black Family

    Planting a seed
    and walking away
    not nurturing its growth
    allowing nature to determine
    the worth of the fruit
    The seed grows
    but bears bitter fruit
    Your rib is broken and lost
    The rib separated
    from the body
    hymerging , bleeding slowly
    Broken body …
    divorce
    The Black Family

    Dying slowly
    a concept
    that is extinct
    The Black Family

    Matrimony being so
    conveniently replaced
    by titles put in its place
    “Baby Momma or Daddy”
    we just kickin it
    we just friends
    common law
    Is there any figure
    that lies and adultery
    are constant visitors
    in the household

    Lay down with dogs
    come up with fleas
    how do you expect to
    be a family
    Can’t cook
    want clean
    nothing to offer
    but You’re pretty nails
    and designer clothes
    Given away freely
    everything that
    defines you a as woman
    Given it away hoping
    that he will be the one
    one to feel that
    empty space
    Touching your inner
    but not able
    or wanting to touch
    your soul

    So again you are searching
    giving yourself away
    There is nothing left for you
    Your child is in bondage
    because you are unable
    to break the chains .
    The constant cycle ,
    the constant search
    which each generation
    endures
    Bleeding slowly
    generation after generation
    The Bondage of the Black Family

    MSPOETIC
     
  2. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ohhhhhhhhh....YES!!! This is fabulous. You have just received the FIVE RAISED FIST AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE...

    '10'

    blak
     
  3. mizdee2002

    mizdee2002 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    black power and all of that gurl! us got to preserve the black family!

    dee
     
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    klabarron Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Welcome Griot!!! Welcome to the family. you know I love this piece. it's hot. keep flowing and enjoy my sister.

    klab
     
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    Rashad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Oh!Ohoooo!

    Tyte flo here!!
    I likes alot!
     
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    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    you break the family
    you break the people

    nice work
    poet

    dssNY
     
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    degradation
    disintegration
    visitations
    causing a divorcing of generation
    after generation
    as every household
    bleeds a slow death
    coz'd by games
    ...lies
    and adultery, no less

    YES.

    i'm feeling you, my sistah.

    The Black Family must rise above the bullshyt games that's dragging us down.

    RAISE UP.
     
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    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This piece was painful to read.
    As they say "The Truth Hurts"
    This is real down to the soul.

    It was a long journey to get here
    and it's going to be an even
    longer one to get back.

    Thank you for sharing this :)

    Poetically Turn'd Out!
    CCBSKYN :heart:
     
  9. MsPoetic

    MsPoetic Active Member MEMBER

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    Thank all of you for your insight and all the love
    it is greatly appreciated

    without my people to share my idenity ,who would know me ?
    much love and thanks
    Poetic
     
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    shaz Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    you sho didn't miss much very thoughtful flow
     
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