Black Poetry : The Girl That Used To Be Me

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  1. LyrikalShe

    LyrikalShe Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    alien in my own homeland
    fumbling over planes and contours
    that fingertips once navigated
    with no need of a compass
    my long-laboring heart
    can't birth the words
    that need to be released
    from these lips that
    seek his as
    purcival to the grail

    knocking at the door to
    the other half of my soul
    begging admittance
    though i hold the key in my hand
    treading lightly upon land
    that was once my own
    rusty tiara glitters no more
    in the presence
    of that which won't cease to be

    strung up
    hung
    and burmed in effigy
    my bodiless spirit
    collects the ashes of
    the girl that used to be
    me
    forms from them
    the woman that is
    me
    takes her hand
    and teaches her to fly


    c. 2003 Brandi N. Rainey
    All rights reserved
     
  2. Khasm13

    Khasm13 STAFF STAFF

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    you threw some king arthur in there huh...
    that's a nice piece...
    good to see you back around these parts...
    peace
    khasm
     
  3. LyrikalShe

    LyrikalShe Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Khasm13

    Good to be back around these parts. And yes, I had to throw a little Arthurian legend in this one. It seemed fitting. Thanks for the luv on this one.

    Serenity...
    Brandi
     
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    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    LyrikalShe

    Out of the ashes came a better woman...beautiful.

    :thanks: for sharing

    :toast:
     
  5. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    beautiful piece...
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    loved this one big tyme...........
    u keep it coming now !
     
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    skrybe7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I agree with everyone too, She!
    And I'm glad to see you posting!
    Much peace Much love to ya!
     
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