Black Poetry : "the next level"

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  1. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    the next level....

    is beyond gray skies
    hovering my late night cries
    when seeking direction
    from aimless winds-
    absence of family and friends
    have blown me closer to my root who is He....

    the next level....

    is far beyond the understanding
    of my dark eyes
    and far-fetched dreams which tear the seams
    possibility and reality.. escaping their entangling
    webs
    by what is called faith that surpasses

    the next level....

    is through a creepy tunnel heading for light...
    rocky and narrow sides
    where l speed and l slow down toward a disappearing night
    once feeling l would never see day
    hearing my God beforehand say "Son you'll make it if you think this way" and here l am...

    the next level....

    is crumbling the mountain built by negative words
    people say
    their venom becomes the driest fountain
    l can't fathom drinking...
    l seek a river to make me stronger
    .. the road to hurt, pain and shame gets longer
    until you drop the keys and fall on you knees...

    the next level....

    is not always understood but it was not meant to be....
    maybe, perhaps these
    "chains" were meant to free
    when finally you realize that breaking them
    was what you were really meant to see...
    and they fall violently

    the next level....

    is coasting silently
    shifting me from the ills of society
    where wealth, greed and godlessness
    consume spiritual sobriety....
    l never would have known it
    had God not sown it inside of me...
    the next level
     
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    j'hiah..i am feel this nice job...
     
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    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanx...
     
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    I love this, j'hiah. It's just beautiful! This is my fave couplea lines:

    where wealth, greed and godlessness
    consume spiritual sobriety....


    Flow on, brutha, flow on....
     
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    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanx gempis..
    mzblkangel and Olakuoto...
     
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    this was from the book of perfection
    lovin it tyteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
     
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    yes the next level can only be attained
    through God's gifted guidance and then u can proclaim
    that you have reached the plains of love
    guided by the father above

    the next level never sounded so good my brotha...
    let his light lead u on...
     
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    is coasting silently
    shifting me from the ills of society
    where wealth, greed and godlessness
    consume spiritual sobriety....
    l never would have known it
    had God not sown it inside of me...
    the next level

    dude...that stanza gave me chills
    you lay a refresh'n perspective on dis page...word
    peace
    khasm
     
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    j'hiah...very beautiful...much love for this
     
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    Piercing the gray skies are beams of light
    The mountain of adversity, now crumbles
    And is buried deep beneath the bluest of oceans
    As a new day begins dawning
    with triumph…

    reaching the next level…

    there is new found wisdom
    embedded by trials and stormy weather
    of often painful experiences
    yet within the next level are divine rewards
    for your strength
    persistence
    ……….endurance
    …………….momentum
    and humility of spirit…a trueness of beauty
    that emulates and now adorns your character…

    Preordained was the next level
    When the call was made and the path was chosen
    We know the things of ill will come
    but we’re always conquers in him…
    and faith always surpasses
    in this… we are made new vessels

    For beyond the next level…
    There is undeniable Victory
    Increased Strength / Increased Wisdom
    And in each step you take from that
    Point forward…is New Vision


    This was an incredibly emotional and thought provoking piece…I hung on to each stanza so blown away…unready for the next one…taken by the undertoe of what was to come…
    I love the refreshing breeze of wisdom & spirit, I always find in your work…
    Swimming in your flow…much :heart: to you my brother…
     
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