Black Poetry : The inner struggle

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  1. asimplepoet

    asimplepoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    My soul is torn between heaven and hell
    Why there's a conflict I can't begin to tell
    Heaven is full of splendor that I long to see
    But sin's sweet temptation keeps calling me
    How do I break loose form this fatal tug of war

    When I look back I know I've come too far
    To be able to revert backs to my old ways
    When my lifestyle came with a price to pay
    For though it glimmers now it was a hard life
    Beneath the sparkle laid much pain and strife

    Hence I must be stronger than Eve and resist
    And not succumb as the tempatation persists
    Heaven knows I struggle to reach it everyday
    For I must look futher than the joy of today

    So when its all said and done and I lay down for my final rest
    I can proclaim that the struggle is over and I've done my best ​
     
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    In some respects I guess it's better to put the cart before the horse....
    But the horse gallops on, with or without the cart. Sometimes we must be mindful of that horse as he trots with great pride... for he knows nor cares of tomorrow, eat-drink and be merry....for tomorrow we die.
    Great piece poet!!
     
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    I loved this piece. It will be such an honor to finish a mission and say "my work here is done and I've done my best." Thank God for life
     
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    struggle of self in this life as i shell do my best as end come to take my rest
    do what you can do and give your best at it and surely your flower is given
    while u live in da struggle.

    awesome write, i'm so loving it
     
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    You've learned to remain on the high road, mindful of where other roads will lead. Knowing that you've done your best, what a reward that is. Well expressed poetess.
     
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    yes yes sista brethren

    as long as you're giving your best

    that's all one can ask

    life is stages

    10-20

    20-30

    30-40

    40-50

    50-60

    and this hit me as one of those "stages"

    feeling strength and vision here poet

    peace
     
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    Beneath the sparkle laid much pain and strife

    Beautiful Poetry Sister ... Thank You For Sharing!

    Please keep it coming, for we all need encouragement like this!

    Thank You!

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    sweet apple*pie Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Don't i know it sistah...the seasaw of life....

    I wish i knew more of the struggle you speak, and of the ex life you mention..
     
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    maaaaaaaaaan Im telling you sister :read:
    You should publish these as a devotional kinda thingie yanno
    Cause your poetic voice is unbiased and accepting and beautiful
    I love it :read:
    so much props my sister poetess :bowdown:
     
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