Black Poetry : Theophany

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  1. YeshuJah

    YeshuJah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    If I could walk
    in the stroke of the Almighty's pen
    and never deviate- not
    even now and then;
    I would eliminate how
    and when, and my days
    would never end.

    If I truly knew love,
    not just as a thing from above
    but as an entity
    within me;
    then I'd know peace,
    and would be freed from
    the dictates of:
    South, North, West & East;
    and have no need
    for borders to say the least.

    Who shot the beast?

    If I knew how to be humble,
    yet confident enough not to fumble;
    then nothing I built would crumble,
    'cause then I'd be one with the
    land and the sea,
    and whether or not the weather
    was fair or foul
    would not be an issue for me;
    'cause I'd reflect
    the image of the Creator you see.

    If I could understand faith.
    (not in the sense that I hope,
    pray & wait) but understood
    it so that I could unlock any gate;
    then I would be liberated
    from the dictates of this or that state,
    and would(as I live)create.

    Only then would I have no need
    for the demon of hate/
    'cause I'd understand
    that to be called small
    is to really be great.

    But I constantly falter.
    Tell me.
    Who's got the bait?
     
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    Reason Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Jah

    A+ scribin' bruh!!! Loved this one hea!

    Respect
    Reas
     
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    L O V E D This!!!

    very very nice YeshuJah!

    AWESOME even ...

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  4. YeshuJah

    YeshuJah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A+? Reason..

    I don't know.. just laying it down like it shows up at my gates.. Glad you found something in this. Praise JAH!

    I AM the RESURRECTION & THE LIFE.

    JAH LIVES.
     
  5. YeshuJah

    YeshuJah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks Destee..

    I appreciate you reading and commenting.
    One Love.

    Love Always.. it is the answer.
     
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    In sync

    Yeshujah~
    Unbelieveable how I feel your words. I often wonder, most often when I falter...Lord, what can I do to make me better...more loving, humble, peaceful. Desperately in need of an answer to this prayer. It's been a long time.

    Keep enlightening with the message.
    Afri
     
  7. YeshuJah

    YeshuJah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Afridancer..

    you can do nothing to 'make' yourself better..as it is written: 'Can you, by taking thought, cause the hair on your head to grow? Love is the fulfillment of the LAW. Again as it is written: 'You shall love Creator God with all your heart and all your mind, and your neighbor as your self.' If you do this, for you there is no condemnation. Keep on keeping on.

    JAH Lives.
     
  8. alyce

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    Your words

    the very way your words dance across the page ~ the rhythmic 'phraseology' brings such POWER to your messages. Very pleasant read that I feel my heart singing as if a choir has just stood up and Praise is about to begin!

    Thank you

    A
     
  9. Street So'ja

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    brotha Jah

    i'm a brotha who's not afraid to ask questions, what does your title mean?

    and once again your work has hit me deep in the inner cortex
     
  10. YeshuJah

    YeshuJah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Alyce & So'ja thanks.

    Alyce, thanks for reading the verse. The message is not mine. I am one driven to speak the message,
    or in this case, write it.

    So'ja if you mean the title of the poem.. it means: a visible manifestation of a diety.
    In another sense God appearing as man. As when JAH appeared to Abraham before
    destroying Sodom & Gommorah. Thanks for reading the verse.

    JAH Lives.