Black Poetry : The Changing Tides

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  1. WindWalker

    WindWalker Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The Changing Tides


    For a long time, I pondered
    the message of the changing tides:
    the ebb and flow of the sea.
    I asked, the blows that life had dealt:
    part of some karmic pay back?
    Something to gain knowledge
    by sharing struggles?
    Jolts to awaken the sleeper?

    I felt change taking place,
    I saw an old world
    teeming with new thoughts,
    ideas springing countless from the cosmos!
    Yet many were those who could not accept
    ‘The Gift,’ fearful of change, slaves unaware,
    trapped in their confined spaces.

    Silently I would think thoughts
    to awaken the sleepers
    but when it came to writing,
    the words I drew made no sense!
    Who would ever listen or try to grasp
    the message calling out to them
    from my heart?

    Then I met the man without a face,
    whom many considered strange,
    and I saw what most could not see:
    one who did not think like a human,
    whose innocence of earthly values
    caused him to take my mis-turned words
    and make them speak as I could not,
    and make them dance as I had dreamed
    they would someday!
     
  2. epiphany

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    Nicely written Windwalker..

    Epiphany :heart:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    a well written beauty ......windwalker ya pen is flowin sweet
     
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    WindWalker ... i'm not a man but i love your words
    they always dance for me ... so poetically

    :heart:

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    i really enjoyed this read... -7:spinstar:
     
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