Black Poetry : The third Day of Kwanzaa UJIMA!

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  1. msluciousb

    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ujima= Collective work and responsibility!
    Wonder what would happen if it were never to be...
    No community center's , no neighborhood stores,
    no neighborhoods and no gathering places to
    order our steps to his will...nothing but empty libation
    cups never to be filled.

    Ujima my brother's and sisters is what we do on Destee
    you see...representing collective poetic work and
    responsibility!

    Ujima my sister as we gather at the altar of prayer ,
    a corporate prayer for fallen soldiers in the struggle
    and for lost sons and forgotten brothers.
    Sorrow filled mothers and orphaned children, Ujima
    wihout and within.

    Ujima my nation is what we need in the face of war.
    We have come on a long journey we have travelled
    very far. On the third day of Kwanzaa the second red
    candle is lit, one ear of corn is taken from the basket,
    our corn reminds us of the harvest, without work,
    there is no reward, no harvest for our people.

    Ujima is the priniciple that leads us to togetherness.
    Finding strength in the world of confusion we make
    sense where there is none. Ujima collective work
    and responsibility a charge to keep for you and me!

    Blessings On Ya House!
    BJS(C)2002
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Kwanzaa .............ya keep da dayz coming coz many don't know
    da 7 principles
     
  3. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Much food for thought dear poetess. May our cups always be brimming as a collective.
     
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    Hi Sis
    We should all practice the principle daily
    And indeed and be responsible for our own
    We need to help ourselves, our people


    Peace and loves sis. Miss you!
     
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