Quiet Poetry Lounge : The Spirit Of Poetry

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by cherryblossom, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. cherryblossom

    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    Poetry is designed for giving
    A by-product of what we're living
    And if we can only react
    But not draw and attract
    If we can only contract
    But never be its, virtual, abstract
    Well... what a sad existence
    To survive on such meager subsistence
    So, we each must take ourselves "to church"
    Have a "come to Jesus meeting" and into our own souls search
    For what is missing
    And when we look back over our life's distance
    We each must find that integral spot of resistance
    That holds us back

    For poetry is designed for giving
    A by-product of what we're living
    And if we can only improvise and internalize
    But never be its essence
    That each heart supplies and our souls comprise

    If we can only absorb it and ingest
    But, within it, never be molecularly dressed
    Then we are depriving ourselves
    And only selfishly using it for our own completion
    Through the written tears for our pain's depletion
    But, instead, we should strive to be its very SECRETION
    Seeping out like a hormone
    Pouring forth like sweat
    Settling upon others like a dewy fine mist on morning grass
    Not just used to lighten our own burdens
    And our own shoulder's weight
    Not just to eradicate or abate
    Not just to debate or berate
    Not just to set records straight
    Not just to scream out our frustrations,
    Poetically irate
    Not just to wipe the slate of a heavy plate
    Or to recriminate
    But to produce it
    Be its very cellular TRAIT
    To create
    And REGENERATE

    Because
    Poetry is designed for giving
    A by-product of what we're living.​
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Da spirit of poetry is all i know
    for the goods of love and master
    my heart do know deep in my soul
    poetry is design by giving
    for it's what my means now living

    I love this joint it was on hit sis
     
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    Thank you, Ritchie Rich!
     
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    there is a river that flows within me...

    Let’s call it

    ~ POETRY ~

    When I’m lost in thought
    …deeply meditating upon my (invisible) flaws
    or overcome by sensations of jubilation…caused
    by rolling waves of “off the top” creation
    I feel the river pulsing
    …Forcing its way out of me

    In written expressions…called

    ~ POETRY ~

    When I’m excited
    …Desperate to highlight my day
    In “smooth motion” exclamations of scintillating word play
    About the exactness
    Of the blue blackness
    Coursing through ebony hued veins

    Its spillage writing the name

    ~ POETRY ~

    That’s the river that flows within me
    Lapping at my soul
    Thrusting creativity upon me
    Regurgitating…“Make believe” and “fantasy”
    As sunset’s evening breeze wash over me

    The river flows…like white water
    On days like today
    When sunshine’s summer sun
    Makes me wanna say
    “I love you”
    In heavenly scents of brutal truths
    That fills the
    “River of the knowledge of poetic blues”
    Known as “The Flow”
    Building in intensity as it goes
    Bursting forth in “Orgasmic Bliss”
    To kiss the cerebral cortex
    With the simplicity of its (rush)

    This river is dying for release
    Its banks…overflowing with “Creativity”
    Enuff to fill the world with
    “Smiles of Joy”

    There is a river…that…flows…within me

    There is a river…that…is me.

    ~ POETRY ~
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    *faint*
     
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