Black Haiku : THE TASK AT HAND

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by $$RICH$$, Apr 23, 2004.

  1. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2001
    Messages:
    69,983
    Likes Received:
    3,977
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    BUSINESS owner
    Location:
    Da~WINDY*CITY //CHICAGO
    Ratings:
    +4,177
    deep depression of
    men , women of color in
    the struggling world

    we may face it at
    birth born into submission
    tugging away life

    but faith within is
    my keeper not a massa
    but the grace of GOD

    someday somehow and
    someway we shall overcome
    as people in hold
     
  2. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2003
    Messages:
    16,340
    Likes Received:
    114
    Location:
    Northeast
    Ratings:
    +122
    Overcoming self
    Becoming one with the Lord
    Seeing the rebirth

    Knowing all we are
    But loving us anyway
    Unity in prayer

    Kings and Queens unite
    In a class act of sharing
    majestic treasure
     
  3. PurpleMoons

    PurpleMoons Administrator STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2003
    Messages:
    9,146
    Likes Received:
    1,097
    Gender:
    Female
    Ratings:
    +1,102
    Knowing ones blessings
    inspite of the twist and turns
    Still there's compassion

    I raise my eyes up
    My soul embrace's his grace
    He cleanze out my heart

    He says, live today
    I'll still be there tomorrow
    I'll always love you

    He is my father
    The force that drives me onward
    I'll rest in his hands
     
  4. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2001
    Messages:
    69,983
    Likes Received:
    3,977
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    BUSINESS owner
    Location:
    Da~WINDY*CITY //CHICAGO
    Ratings:
    +4,177
    all walks of life is
    our solo goal to bonding
    as one kings and Queens

    forth the faith in thy
    father above whom knows within
    our pure struggle
     
  5. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Joined:
    May 5, 2003
    Messages:
    4,020
    Likes Received:
    32
    Occupation:
    strength coach
    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    Ratings:
    +32
    being downtrodden
    oppressed and thought second best
    scorned and degraded

    my soul rises up
    gets stronger from the pressure
    turn bad into blessing
     
  6. Dior Robynsonne

    Dior Robynsonne Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2004
    Messages:
    469
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0
    Chained in the midnight
    I sink deeper into the dusk
    It isn't long until

    The first rays of light
    Shine upon this weary soul
    And broken spirit

    Still I rise above
    My turmoil into great peace
    Resting in God's embrace
    Sweet bliss in his lap.
     
  7. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2001
    Messages:
    69,983
    Likes Received:
    3,977
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    BUSINESS owner
    Location:
    Da~WINDY*CITY //CHICAGO
    Ratings:
    +4,177
    shackled bound and dem
    chain down whip and blister as
    life begun I rise !
     
  8. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2003
    Messages:
    16,340
    Likes Received:
    114
    Location:
    Northeast
    Ratings:
    +122
    The lashes strike me
    Thought God had forsaken me
    But he has welts too
     
  9. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

    Country:
    United States
    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2001
    Messages:
    69,983
    Likes Received:
    3,977
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    BUSINESS owner
    Location:
    Da~WINDY*CITY //CHICAGO
    Ratings:
    +4,177
    no links can do me
    but faith help wipe out apart
    of this deep struggle
     
  10. Joyce

    Joyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

    Joined:
    May 23, 2001
    Messages:
    2,715
    Likes Received:
    56
    Occupation:
    people
    Location:
    Florida
    Ratings:
    +56
    This moved me. :spinn:
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - TASK HAND
  1. Fine1952
    Replies:
    81
    Views:
    2,399
  2. jamesfrmphilly
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    207
  3. Gorilla
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    329
  4. Destee
    Replies:
    14
    Views:
    1,179
  5. Nahshon
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    677