Black Poetry : TIME

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  1. PurpleMoons

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    What is time if not an illlusion? ​

    Convincing me my time will soon meet its conclusion.

    Even the eyes of the stranger in the mirror,
    has a light that doesn't seem real.
    Gazing out like a lazer,
    penetrating a 24 inch thick plank of steel.

    I think she despises me for all i have denied.
    The chance to soar boarders
    beyond the mysteries of the horizon.

    Here we stand face to face
    in a battle of conflicted interest.
    Not one of us blinking, nor neither of us flinching,
    just projecting our images of divided intentions.
    She and I. I and she, locked in another dimension.

    She's free from time. I'm bound in time.
    Yet we're both stuck in the middle suspended.

    Where is our eternal sunshine of a spotless mind?
    Where reality greets illusion, and illusion greets consciousness,
    and it all fills the voids of delusion.
    No one seems the same. Yet everyone remains,
    so lost in this sphere of confusion.

    Yet i'm still loving her and she's still loving me
    and we keep reaching for equal understanding.
    So for now we just glance in the mirror of chance
    until we find the root for our solutions.

    Time can be so charmingly wicked.
    It keeps cheating me out of myself.

    It keeps me longing to be
    more connected to me
    in hopes that we'll oneday reflect it.

    The mirror of me.
    The me in the mirror
    The reflection of we entwined.
     
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    whoaaa this had me riding a wave in a path where i seem to find myself of self
    you really open a door here sis................
     
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    wow deep PM

    yes have captured all of what we wonder and what we know to be

    in this piece here

    you touched the soul

    i know you got skills you didn't have to remind me

    lol

    oh by the way i lovedided your piece here poet
     
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    Time has many facets, and describing them, not an easy task, yet poetess, the depths at which you brought us into this intricate concept was masterful. Don't let us have to wait so long until you share again, ok? :)
     
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    SISTA PURPLE, THIS WAS SO GOOD. I AM REALLY LIKE THIS ALOT. I LOVE TO READ POEMS THAT HELP ME REFLECT. THIS WAS ONE OF THEM..:)
     
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    WOW like that sister purple???
    Yanno sister I can recall you saying all this mumjo jumbo bout how deep I was
    sister...
    my sister... lol
    THIS was deep
    Youre a natural born intellectual sister :)
    this gave me a wickedly fun and mind teasingly tantalizing brain buzz :)
    you versus time
    opposed but united
    gooood stuff my beautiful poetess sister :)
     
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    I've read, and re-read this, hoping to add a line or to with the flow of time ....but, sis...you just handled ya handle with this awesome piece, and I'm only left with a :bowdown: ...I loved it!!
     
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    PurpleMoons - We look in the mirrow and see a reflected image which is indeed an illusion. Then we project our loves, our hates, our dreams and disappointments onto it. Maybe that's when we enter the realm of delusion which hopes to solve real problems by way of the unreal projection. Whoa! What a psychological headbanger this is for anyone. Great deep writing PurpleMoons. Namyh

    P.S. - Now before I get a reflected headache, somebody get me a Tylenol and a raspberry latte, stirred not shaken. Love your work here PM.
     
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    ahhh...

    ...but for the reflection of knowing eyes borrowing deep down inside our insides...as we try to see what the stranger sees.

    NICE.