Black Poetry : This Bitter Earth - first joint after Poet Strike

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  1. Legacy21

    Legacy21 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This bitter, bitter Earth
    Bears scars from ancient time
    No legend and no rhyme
    To tell the tales of history
    Renew the mentality
    Of the people of her reality
    Yet remains the stain of tears
    Falling silently through her atmosphere
    She rains her pain
    For the Son of Man
    She rains her pain
    Because no one understands
    She rains her pain
    This bitter, bitter Earth…


    I orbited the cosmos in search of a place for soul to rest
    I find that 85% of people spend too much time
    Chasing illusions
    Seething in mental confusion
    Because reality is too much of an intrusion
    To the blind, deaf, and dumb
    While 10% have the means to do better
    Yet are no better in their savage pursuits
    They speak fork tongued
    Using smiles to beguile
    Apply the whip while backs are bent
    Then there is the 5 percent
    Striving to recognize the divine within
    Spreading the equality of civilization
    Elevate the mental of my nation
    Only to find an ongoing struggle
    So this struggle continues in my cipher from day to day
    I’ve been in Hell's kitchen and licked out every pot
    It seems in this life I been cast the hard lot
    I am grateful the days when the sun continues to shine
    Knowing that if it never rained
    I could not appreciate love without the pain
    Sometimes I think I’m insane
    Doing the same things, expecting a change
    Then this Son of Man came and re-arranged the spectrum of my reflection
    Had me opening up my eyes wide to receive his illumination
    Magnetizing mind’s imagination
    This was no imitation light
    Had me renewing history so he could read my Book of Life
    I let him see the pages of scars and stripes across my soul
    Where no man had ever ventured
    I let him shed my tough skin
    To see the tenderness with in
    He planted the seeds of his knowledge in my Earth
    Activated the wisdom so I could give birth to Understanding
    Asked me could I reflect his light and withstand his blinding rays
    Had me ready to manifest, show, and prove in infinite ways

    As I script the pen across the page
    God I am the daughter of Kemetians
    Kissed with the legacy of the land of sunburnt faces
    I take your rays like soul penetration
    Reflect them back without hesitation
    Could you stand the rotation of this planet
    Granted that you are God in all his glory
    I do not fear the thought of letting you shine on me
    Cuz my third eye sees you clearly
    Only wishes to reflect you Sincerely....
    Got me dancing a slow tune across the cosmos
    Can I be your Moon?
    Raise me to my highest Equality
    I want to bear your Suns and Stars
    Show you how our love could be a poem
    Flowing for infinity
    I knowledge your Supreme Divinity
    Let’s make our own Trinity
    Manifest it back as the Earth’s Blessing
    Got me undressing in the mind
    Revealing the bests part of my intellect
    For you to inspect
    Whispering for you to embrace the essence of me
    Make this Earth your own
    Let me be the home of your Truth
    I Simply Love Allah’s Mind
    I want to drip the honey of my Wisdom across your brown skin
    Let the sparks between us bear witness to the Love within
    I want you to shine 1,000 degrees upon me
    Let me reflect back the beauty of your light
    Will you bless the skies of my Life?


    The conversation between God and Earth deeper than any penetration
    Yet despite all the mental and soul stimulation
    I have to stand back from your burning sun serenade
    Or dare to be blistered to the core of my heart
    So this Earths keeps spinning and spinning
    Despite the rain, the storms, the quakes
    Even the pain and secret heartache
    No one ever asked why I be so heavy
    Even with 6 sextillion tons
    Maybe because I hold more sorrows that the physical eye can detect,
    In retrospect I do and will have regrets
    Impossible to forget, even with the sun is my skies
    The burning in these eyes is not because the light is too bright
    But from the tears that refuse to fall
    I sigh and continue to rotate
    So my atmosphere does not stagnate
    Lonely once again in the orbit of the cosmos
    Searching for a place for soul my soul to rest…

    This bitter, bitter Earth
    Bears scars from ancient time
    No legend and no rhyme
    To tell the tales of history
    Renew the mentality
    Of the people of her reality
    Yet remains the stain of tears
    Falling silently through her atmosphere
    She rains her pain
    For the Son of Man
    She rains her pain
    Because no one understands
    She rains her pain
    This bitter, bitter Earth…
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    she rain her pain unto dis bitter bitter earth
    this was a powerful piece and mind catching
    beautifully posed sistah
     
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    Peace!

    Thanks Rich!
     
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    Legacy, I haven't seen you here in a while!! :D I know you don't know me, but I remember you're Just like Daddy joint a while back. this was a beautiful piece :)
     
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