Black Poetry : The Test

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  1. Defiantson

    Defiantson Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The Ultimate Test

    I find myself trapped by my thoughts
    And wondering why?
    Why my life is in shambles?
    See, I find myself sitting in front of this window
    with bars in front of me
    And I’m missing my normality
    And I ask myself, why?

    Why did I do what I did?
    While doing all that
    The demons inside of me,
    Are laughing at me,
    Taunting me,
    And know I am stuck

    Stuck in a life
    Were I let bull**** get the best of me
    A life that messed up my freedom
    Man, they ain’t never lied
    When they said
    That Crack is a mother ******.


    Now it’s 5 years 9 months and 3 days later
    2 days before my release date
    And I made peace with
    My inner demons
    And G-d has come for my protection
    And the demons no longer are laughing
    Now they are crying

    See, if I have learned one thing
    I’ve learned that Crack is a beast
    A beast that will have you
    Stealing, dealing, lying, and sooner or later dying

    Another day has passed
    And I promised myself
    That no longer will I be seduced
    By my inner demons
    I have gained my strength
    And through prayer and the heavens above
    I will regain the possibility
    Of becoming a righteous man

    The day has come
    And now my prison cell
    Is being unlock
    And as I walked though the halls
    I hear voices telling me
    Mother ****** you will be back
    But they are wrong.

    And as I reach the gates of freedom
    I come to a realization
    That no matter what
    That I am still not free
    See, I come to understand
    That I still have to pass
    The ultimate test
    Living life rightously​


    I've been gone from here for a minute, had to take care of some medical issues. Glad to be back.

    Peace
    Mannie
    Poet and Host of the Verbal High
    www.theverbalhigh.com
     
  2. nevar

    nevar Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    welcome back i'm glad your doing alright enjoyed this flow cant wait to hear from you again flow on poet. :kiss1:
     
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    sonnee01 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    "Living Life Rightously" is a daily process we all have to deal with, and hopefully, at the end of each day we can place a check in the box and say... Yes I passed my tests today.

    Welcome back, I really enjoy reading you.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Many tests we have to pass daily, there are so many addictions when you think of it, hopefully we slide by with at least a "C". I really liked the way you posed this, enjoyed, and, nice to read you again poet.
     
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    Defiantson Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks all, it really means a lot.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    this joint speaks clear indeed the test we face
     
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    bigdrizzle Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Defiantson...Congrats to you on passing ya test on ya past addiction...thats wonderful to hear...As you know, we all as humans are struggling wit our own inner/personal demons whether its addiction or the constant ever-going battle of right or wrong, good vs evil...So even when we sometimes fail that test, we have the ability to try to correct or fix those mistakes so we could eventually pass the test when it arises again...Thanx for writing this piece, my Brotha...Peace...


    Drizz
     
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    Defiantson Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks but I never used crack or anything like that.
     
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    sometimes we get so creative that people do not understand the difference between what we write and waht we live.


    I checked out you site and heard talaam talking. for a second I said wait a minute this is not talaam on Destee. So i took tme out and sent him an email.

    Peace

    Patrice
     
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    WE all have diffulcuties in life
    With God we can overcome
    Much Love Poet You Soeak Truths
     
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