Quiet Poetry Lounge : The Grandelusion

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  1. OldSoul

    OldSoul Permanent Black Man PREMIUM MEMBER

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    The Grandelusion
    (2 C 2 B Deceived)*

    We have all been deluded
    This is all a grand illusion
    A mistaken perception of reality
    We have all been ill-used
    Mal-treated
    Had our brains blown out
    Some of us so bad
    There's no way our minds can wrap around
    The grandness of this wicked delusion
    The magnificence of this terrible illusion
    This 1984/matrix/marx brothers/3 stooges reality movie
    We act like we're living in.
    And no matter how much we cling to
    Our liberal hopes
    Our religious convictions
    Our spiritual beliefs
    The truth is that its gonna take all that
    And some guns and plosions too
    Exes and ems
    And a lotta us will probably die
    As will a whole lotta them
    Cause they got to bring some asz to get some asz
    Which is the moral of this story
    The point of this allegory
    The missed of this mystery
    The gist of this history
    Is to move your mind forward in time
    Where you can see us all in freedom
    And you'll see the path to leed um
    Can you summon up the courage
    Will you find the inner strength
    To defy the grand deception
    And escape the labyrinth?

    --©11/01/2004--
    *Delude: to cause to be deceived

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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    wow! this took my mind and made me think and rethink
    from da stat of mind from this grandelusion ! awesome reality check here .
     
  3. angelicsage

    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    OldSoul...your name is so befitting
    ...you leave me without words more
    often than I can remember over
    this weary lifetime and tired eyes
    that have seen too much...

    But...
    When I read you...I am continuously awestruck
    your wisdom, talent, gift...teachings...I could go on
    for days into eternity trying to describe how
    profound I find your work...

    Absolutely Prodigious...
    I have no words that are "just" enough...
    so I will show you....instead :bowdown:

    In reverence...
    Sage
     
  4. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Some, and sometimes "some" don't come in small quanities, wear Deception as a layer of skin...and that's a deep thing. And surely a lot of us will die, as sure as some that's dead (mental death) will arise.
    ...we die, ...as well as "multiply"
    thought for today:
    "For what good is a gun...if you don't know how to shoot it"
    this is an awesome piece, thanks for the insight of reality.
     
  5. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Brother you took me away with this one

    very good write....got a sista thinking

    very thought provoking to where it hits home

    thanks for sharing your wisdom with us

    Peace
    Angel
     
  6. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You bring us much to ponder, as you always do, no surprise there. But what this piece makes me wonder about all the more is where are we going as a people...are we going to come together, and what is going to come about that will cause that to happen? Yes, I do have a lot of questions...Thank you for this.