Black Poetry : The Journey (thru titles of my poetry)

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  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The Journey (thru titles of my poetry)

    I travel the Mississippi
    To see the cove where she did start

    I saw “Naked Trees” as human beings
    In the expansive parks of New York

    I waded through the peaceful valleys of “Old Oak Trees”
    Where the frost of “Autumn Falls” upon crusty old leaves

    I saw the pleasing fruits of erotica in old houses of “Il Repute”
    Used enticing metaphors…like, “I Wanna Be With You”

    …Just to get my due

    I’ve ventured through exotic places
    Filled with life’s majestic faces
    Nature’s birth
    Material gains
    I’ve seen the beauty wonder has graced us (with)

    Like golden sunsets across milky skies
    Happiness…wrapped up in the enticement of lies
    Like “I Love You” and “I’ll Always Be True”
    But around the next corner, life sings the blues

    “From Whence Did Love Come,” the little ones would say
    While “Ten Thousand Heartbeats” adorn my everyday
    “A Victim of Love” once cried out to me
    While seated in the shadows of “An Old Oak Tree”

    “Mindless Beauty” isn’t what we strive for
    But a beautiful heart will make you cry out for more

    “A Somber Moment” burns deep in my soul
    Where “The Unchristian(like) Christian” sings high…to swing low

    “Does he love me this way, too,” she beckoned to ask
    As she wondered if she had found the taste of happiness…at last

    “Do You Know Who You Are?” Have you lived the big dream?
    Does freedom flow through “Every Vestibule” of your being

    “I’ve Been Waiting (a life time)” for this frail heart to heal
    To feel “The Many Ways You Make Me Feel”

    Now, “My Season Has Come.” One more reason to love
    “(It seems like) Ten Thousand Years,” she cried of her love

    “I Stand Outside.”
    She watched as “He Died”
    “I Want To Love You…Like That”
    Instead, I cried

    “On The Day Of Your Birth,” “My Friend, My Lover”
    “You Inspire Me,”
    This dark-skinned, ebony-hued brother
    In “Rediscovering My (Me)” I’ve found stories to tell
    Tales of success…and that, “Sometimes…We Fail”

    “What Is Your Legacy?” What will you leave behind
    “The Unspoken” truth. The lure of the nine.
    “I challenge you” “My Dearest Love”
    To heed well “The Call”
    Of our Father, above.
    Or
    Surely
    You will fall
     
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    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    An impressive resume, I must say.

    Loved the exercise.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    no doubt this was amazing
     
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    Thank you for chronicling your journey here, allowing us all to go with you.

    It's been a beautiful trip! :)

    Love You!

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    1poet, $$RICH$$...thanks for the words. we've traveled that road together...and established a mutual bond. i've treasured this journey, as well as the acquaintances i've made.

    Destee, it has been a beautiful trip...one that i have enjoyed tremendously. THANK YOU...for providing this venue, mother of the playground. my love is with you.
     
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    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    YAAAAAAAAAAAY Baller ... i'm sure you have an idea of how much your love and presence means to me.

    I am honored. Thank You! :grouphug:

    Be sure to add an avatar ... http://destee.com/index.php?account/avatar

    Love You! :kiss:

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    Brother Poet Baller,
    Beautiful as always and you know you sent me through the archives. You are all heart. (smile)
     
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