Black Poetry : the power of my coils

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by twistingsusta, Mar 18, 2001.

  1. twistingsusta

    twistingsusta New Member MEMBER

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    seems like when i was str8
    i couldn't keep peace

    before
    when prefabricated oils
    artificial chemicals
    unpronounceable ingredients
    lubricated my strands

    before
    to come into the flat lands
    of my scalp
    with no trees to give shade
    no coils to rest against
    on worry days
    was to ask peace
    to bask in the hot sun of the sahara
    and sink in to the quicksand
    of my strands

    now
    it's natural coily curls
    napping into a new
    more refined kink
    mature in it's waves
    and loops

    now
    that i'm nappy
    my coils welcome all

    now
    peace has flown back
    to my nappy forest
    it has built a new home
    for it's old home
    was stripped away
    by relaxer tornados and hurricans

    now
    peace has taken charge
    it stands guard
    and with it's presence
    i've found boldness
    to dare man creature
    to reject me
    and my afrocentricity

    now
    love comes up from within
    to enjoy my forest
    it finds the spring in my coils
    as relazing as a plush recliner
    love kicks up it's feet
    and lay back to in enjoy
    heaven's view from
    my scalp's surface

    now
    joy and happiness
    take small trips
    to lower plains
    and there at the top
    of my brow
    they've spread
    a cloth for afrocentric
    colors and style
    up on my face
    it hides all
    imperfections
    show casing it's beauty

    now
    i bask in heavenly suns
    as they highlight
    my natural sheen

    now
    pure and light in weight
    the oils of mother earth
    protect my newness

    peace joy love and happiness
    have built up my pride

    now
    self-assured
    i reside and abide
    in the power of my coils
     
  2. Nita

    Nita Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Loving the flow....
     
  3. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Diggin' your coils

    If you like it, then I love it!!

    I absolutely loved this proverbial flow....

    Keep it coming...~~!!
     
  4. twistingsusta

    twistingsusta New Member MEMBER

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    thank you for reading my poem
     
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    Tantrum Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    real nice flow
    loving this piece poet
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very nice drop
    welcome to destee.com poetic playground
     
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