Quiet Poetry Lounge : This is Who I Am...

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by watzinaname, Mar 17, 2004.

  1. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Like a blustery, snowy day
    when it's almost spring
    My essence seems out of season
    upsetting everything.
    A different drummer I step to,
    a syncopated native beat.
    While most folks tiptoe around it,
    I step firmly with both feet.
    Too deep for this world,
    can't dilute my soul
    and water it down, just
    so you can swallow it whole.
    Can't feed you piecemeal
    it's bursting right through.
    I'm giving you my all,
    is it too potent for you?
    Couldn't change if I wanted to,
    this is who I am.
    Can't pretend I don't care,
    when I really do give a da**.
    Won't cause ruckus
    and throw a fit,
    if I truly don't give a sh**.
    Can't pack up
    my words and go
    for they're an essential
    part of me, so....
    I'll write some more scribes, you'll
    harp on the bad, and misread the good.
    And I'll continue to deal with
    being perpetually misunderstood.
     
  2. tUFFY

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    I understand

    Universally misunderstood that is what I call it. I just rest assured that one day I will meet people that think as I do feel as I do and want for me what they want for thierselves. This is most important. I dig ya vi :spin: be. tUFFY
     
  3. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Glad to know that you are diggin this universal vibe. Thanks so much, tuffy.
     
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    dang, well this sure strikes a cord

    I can't pretend not to care
    not gonna change and be mean
    not able to harden myself
    I love too much
    hard for some to handle
    I am so dedicated
    you don't see that too often
    parts of who I am set me apart
    but it's OK
    I like myself just this way
     
  5. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Smilin at this, sis. You definitely feel the words. Thank you for responding this way, gempis.
     
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    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    nice drop on this
    questions in the flow
    we all feeling this
    nice one
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
  7. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks for feeling this and responding so, Blue.
     
  8. deepy

    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    a really nice piece...and beside the strong emotional undercurrents i loved how you let the rhythm of the piece shift supporting that emotional undertow
    really nice.. "my essence seems out of season upsetting everything"...i can truly understand that
     
  9. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You know, deepy, I really appreciate you letting me know that you got so much from this piece. Thank you.