Black Poetry : The Choices We Choose

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by rasheed, Apr 23, 2004.

  1. rasheed

    rasheed Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Choosing?
    Watch out
    It can become confusing
    Get you out there
    In the realm of amusing
    Out there
    Where you are losing
    The things that count
    Have you abusing
    Your real self
    Just out there cruising
    Based upon your own
    Unenlightened choosing

    Choices?
    Folks around you
    Raising their voices
    With chitter and chatter
    Mostly just noises
    Keyed to
    Mounting up their invoices
    That's the whole story
    They're all just ploy-ses
    Created for control
    Of the girl-ses and boy-ses
    Who lack know how and/or control
    Over their own choices

    Choices we choose
    They're
    All over the news
    The schemers
    Are trying to use
    Everything
    In our shoes
    As they advance
    Agony and blues
    And whether we win
    Or whether we loose
    Is heavily based on
    The choices we choose
     
  2. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes ...the choices we dare to choose can make a world of difference. We can choose ...Life or Death, right or wrong, love or hate...wow, that's deep. I like where you went with this. And thanks for sharing.
    much luv at your door...queentswana
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    yes sir we can make the choices but are they the right one
    tyte drop to the mental
     
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    this piece speaks such truth...
    while many of us *choose* to
    place blame for failure...etc...
    it really goes back to our
    initial choice...whether it's
    taking ownership of our actions
    or regulating them...it's up to us
    Nice flow...Rasheed
     
  5. one_love

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    Very good poem. I loved the rhyme, and you spoke a lot of truth about the choice we make, and the responsibility that comes with it. Very powerful poem :read:

    One_Love
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sometimes our choices can end up being death sentences, this was so real, and so true.
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yes!!! this speaks loud and clear
    the truth in this piece
    flow on love this drop...
     
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    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Rasheed,

    This poem is right down my alley of living. Thus, my signature below. What profound insight in three verses. Keep up the flow cuz we sho need to be in the know.

    Joyce
     
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    turtle1 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    THIS IS A WELL PUT TOGETHER FLOW!!!!
    VERY WELL DONE!!!!
     
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    yes indeed
    there is truth in your flow
    the choices with choose
    are indeed our own
    just got to be a little wiser
    in making them
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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