Black Poetry : The Spirit of Africa *repost inspired by HeartBeat's "Dancer"

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  1. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The spirit of Africa is
    in my blood
    ....in my soul
    Through dance I live and
    because I live, my ancestors live

    When I dance the
    .......dance of Africa
    I re-live experiences of my ancestors
    Blood, sweat, tears...
    Peace, love, harmony within
    The dance is what they have given

    From Domba: dance of Celebration of marriages, births to...
    Doun Dun Ba: Warrior dance/dance of the strong man/woman to...Sabar: Spiritual dance of life


    It is me...I...who must
    carry on the
    Legacy
    ...History
    My story told through
    intricate, energetic movements while
    Djembe rhythms represent my cries...
    "I'm Free! I'm Free!"
    Just for the moment, I'm free
    The dance of Africa Liberates Me

    Bells of free-dom ring
    through my limbs
    White man can no longer
    touch my skins

    Spiritual movements come from
    deep within...
    carrying on the culture
    which I live in

    AFRICA!! AFRICA!! AFRICA!!
    DEMALA JEF!! WOW (I'm hungry for you! yes)
    DEMALA JEF!! WOW
    Feeding my spirit of
    the dances and culture of
    Africa cause...

    The spirit of Africa is...
    in my blood
    ....in my soul
    Through dance I live and
    because I live...
    My ancestors live.

    (c)2000EssenceofAminata all rights reserved
     
  2. GA_Sunshyne

    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    QUEEN AFRI....

    i felt the beat of the drums... with each word
    that i read... You make the ancestors proud sis!

    NothinButLove...
    Sunshyne~
     
  3. j'hiah

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    * u 2 must peep my versaces*

    get your dance on..
    this was tyte!!
    now let's cha cha :lol:

    peace my sis.
     
  4. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Lovin' this piece of you gyrlfriend...

    you ain't nuttin' nice! This was
    tyte....hold it down sista, lay it on em'~~!

    Much :heart:
     
  5. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    N2

    just shared with the crew a piece of my soul!:)
     
  6. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You most certainly...

    did....and ya' gots lots to share too!

    Likes the SoulurN2....Aye Mami...!!
     
  7. MapleXtract

    MapleXtract Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Simply, excel...

    ...lent, sis. I'm diggin' the vibe of this one, so much, I think I'll meditate again... *ohhm*:eek: *ohhm*:eek:
     
  8. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hey Maple...

    Don't start without me...

    *ooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhmmmmmmm*:eek:
     
  9. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    N2

    Gracias senorita!!!
     
  10. UbZoRbShUn

    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I see now why you be called Afridancr. Well done indeed. Got the beatz in ma head now sis



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