Quiet Poetry Lounge : Then....now.....single mother

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  1. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Young love, lust, and a statistic to many
    A struggle turned over to involve one family
    One loves, one dont
    One wants to be tied down, the other one wont
    It happens everyday in the neighborhood I'm from
    She walks down the school halls and people laughs at her
    He's with his boys tellin them about he took her virginity from her
    She's ashamed now
    but why, I mean how
    She don' did it now
    Ain't no need for this girl to put her head down now
    Month one, month two, It's month three now
    No period, she's in a panic now
    The boy she did it with back with his GIRLFRIEND now
    It was a one night stand he doesn't even remember her name now
    She goes to the clinic to find out she's pregnant now
    She tell him, of course he denies it now
    She tells her mother, and her mother is beating her @ss right about now
    She goes to the doctor to try to get an abortion with her mother but the doctor says its too late now
    Well not too late but too high for someone in my hood to pay now
    She cries
    But why
    Now she about to be an adult, maturing early, just like she wanted when she laid down with a boy she just thought was fly
    Didn't even know his REAL name, just that he was 16 and his nickname was Ty
    So it's settled, she will have to take on his responsiblity
    A 13 year old single mother with no money
    She hasn't even had her first job yet so her first income was from the government, WIC, foodstamps, and cash off EBT
    Just like her mother, another statistic, it runs in the family
    Then a innocent girl
    Now a single mother
    Now what? Will she ever live like a child again?.............
    Then............now............single mother
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Gee, I miss your words krazelyricks. You have this way....where the reader is transformed into the situation that you describe. It's poetically brought, but so raw, just real. And I thank you for still bringing it that way.
     
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    she left her childhood the day she lay
    being grown ready set and play
    now she facing the depth of the day
    becoming a mother this way
    then it was fun through da lust
    but he left not becoming the us
    she only have life instill to trust
    her childhood gone to rust
    now she a mother of a child to be
    she have responsiblity this was deep
    wit effects of a heartful new journey
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Back to the top...
     
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    Tha-Emissary Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is the realish. I can't say I've been there but I've seen some of my closest friends go that route and have children early. It's sad that family's try to down their children once something like this happens. I think they need to show them genuine love and assure them that it's not the end of their world. Circumstances are Today but Opportunities are Tommorrow as I put it. In all reality I think no matter how old you are you're still somewhat a child until you have children. It's then you come into yourself as a great mother and father. Keep the Faith & remember dawn is nearest when night is at its darkest.
     
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    Sister Sister,Sister. If You aren't Tellin the Story of a Thousand Truths.....smh
    Wow is alll I can really come to say
    I appreciate this heart felt rhythmic insightful African Truth!!!!!!!!!!
    It is a SAD truth.....But a sad truth we live with and by, from our Young Females
    BLESS
    Keep The FAITH
     
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