Black Poetry : threesixty

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by diva08, Aug 20, 2001.

  1. diva08

    diva08 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    form fitting outfits
    to accentuate curvaceous hips
    glossy lipstick
    to accentuate lucious lips
    dark liner
    to make eyes more mysterious
    wonder bra
    to make testosterone more furious
    pedicures to make toes more suckable
    tantric excercises
    to make the sweetness more f- able
    high heels
    to make the walk more alluring
    closed mouth and talking eyes
    to keep them wondering
    but they were wondering
    about the wrong things
    not the precious tenderness
    that the innocence of my love brings
    i was pleased with the man
    i thought God had sent my way
    but the moment i tasted
    what he had to say
    i knew he was wrong
    and didn't want the sex to get in the way
    i looked in the mirror
    and knew they couldn't see
    the woman i was
    they saw what i thought they wanted to see
    but that isn't me
    that isn't me
    i took off the heels
    to feel the richness of the earth
    took off all things unnatural
    to find my essence, true worth
    honest eyes
    nothing masking true feelings
    comfortable clothes
    adequately revealing
    doing things for God
    doing things for me
    finding what i like
    coming into my spirituality
    accepting the fact
    i haven't lived a lot
    but grateful for
    the life i've got
    i don't have the years
    to say what i feel
    but that doesn't matter
    as long as i'm real
    but i had to shut up to grow up
    and learn to listen not hear
    it is in silence that the most profound revelations emerge
    and you come out saying "God was here"

    me
    (c) 2001
     
  2. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    SPEAK...worth.

    too many sistahz don't understand the message they're sending...then get upset when the brutha act contrary to what they want...not understanding that the brutha was acting in accordance with what he thought she wanted by virtue of her actions. HOW CAN HE BE real WITH YOU WHEN YOU'RE NOT real WITH SELF?

    spreading knowledge.
     
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    shaneak Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    My sentiments...

    Exactly!!!

    nice flow...and couldnt' agree more... I feeling this 100%!!!
     
  4. Destee

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    Haaaaaaaaay MsDiva :wave:

    it's been way too long
    since i've been made strong
    by the words that you choose to use
    to paint your pictures of real life stuff
    cause i can never ever get enuff!

    Haaaaaaaaay MsDiva :wave:

    Kemetstry was looking for you Sis
    there is talk of publishing an Anthology
    here's a link to the thread where folk
    showed their interest ... you know we want ya!

    http://www.destee.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=3074

    I've missed you ... glad you're back!

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  5. poeticdelight

    poeticdelight Member MEMBER

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    that very last line or stanza...

    describes a lot of people categorized as "quiet"


    girl, do you know that you speak the truth

    it's flowing in and out of this passage


    peace n love



    pd