Black Poetry : the golden age of alone{li}ness...

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  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    partly cloudy days
    adorn my tomorrows
    and my sorrows
    are growing
    deep

    i love you...

    i remember when first i said it
    ...the first time i realized it

    i'd watched you from afar
    when i met you...close up
    i knew you were the one for me

    when the sun sets
    on my mature
    days
    i want you near me

    when the pep in my step
    lessens
    and my stride is full
    no more
    i want you at my side
    ...to ease my spirits

    like before.

    YES...i love you.

    i've been sitting here
    under this old, oak tree
    since the spring
    listening to the river's song

    i've watched the leaves
    flutter in the breeze
    doing their summer and fall things
    from forest green
    to a dusty gold

    i watched them twirl in the winds
    i watched them fall in the cold

    all and all
    i've thought of you.

    the river is quiet today
    it's lost some of its get up and go
    like me, it's drying up

    still,
    i love the song it sings

    it makes me think of you
    ...listening to
    its early morning
    and evening
    blues

    oh...

    did i say that I LOVE YOU.

    i know i'm getting
    SENILE
    in my old age
    can't remember the way i used to
    my vision is a little blurry
    and my stride
    oh, i told you 'bout my stride
    did it

    anyway,

    i just wanted you to know
    I LOVE YOU
    and
    in case you didn't know it
    I MISS YOU, TOO.

    i may not be able to visit tomorrow
    my forecast is mostly cloudy
    with chances of flurries
    and my sorrows
    are growing
    deep
    DID I SAY THAT?
    well,
    the cold has settled in
    and the winds
    ...they've become fierce

    but i'll be thinking of you

    by the way,
    you know i'm getting on in years, now
    so, i guess it would be a good time
    to ask you to put in a kind word or two
    with GOD.

    if you don't mind.

    I LOVE YOU.
     
  2. Rashad

    Rashad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Diggin this my brutha!

    I feel the love all through this piece.
    thanks for the read poet.:)
     
  3. Danilyn

    Danilyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    BRAVO!

    This is a great piece. Thank you for sharing.

    Much love!
     
  4. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    man

    i hope you
    hand delivered
    this poem

    baller
     
  5. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    PICTURE THIS...

    an old man
    sitting under an oak tree
    ...by the river
    right next to the headstone
    of his wife of fifty years.

    he talks to her...everyday.

    THANKS FOR READING ME...AND THE LOVE.
     
  6. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Baller,

    Very nice. I enjoyed the read.

    Madd Sistahly Love
    CCBSKYN :heart:
     
  7. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    THANKS Coco...

    i hope that your birthday
    each and everyday
    will come and go in happiness
    with plenty of smiles
    and a gentle caress
    and when tomorrow finds it's way
    and bring, to you, another day
    i hope the sun shines bright on you
    your family and friends
    and the rest of your crew.

    HAPPY HAPPY.:)
     
  8. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Aw Baller

    This was so nice. You have added to my plenty of smiles. That is exactly what I did when I read this. :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) Thank you MUCH!

    Madd Sistahly Love
    CCBSKYN :heart:
     
  9. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    it's your day, babygurl...

    i just want you to enjoy it.:)

    blessings&muchlove
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Baller man

    dir remind me of dis couple of 55 years
    as he speaketh upon her tombstone
    i feel this one
    got much depth & love flowin inside it....:heart:
     
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