Black Poetry : Today doing fine would just be a line

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  1. asimplepoet

    asimplepoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I would like to say that I'm fine

    but today that would just be a line

    And so far from my present reality

    Right now I am just so bone tired

    all the way down to my pinky toe

    Tired to my inner - innner soul

    I must keep the faith diligently

    but just for a sec I'm going to ...

    take a breath

    Wipe my mask clean

    remove my wig

    pull my shoes off

    and give you a real taste of me

    I must admit that somedays

    ish stinks, and I want to quit

    just throw in the towel

    And walk off the court

    I want to forget righteous

    and evolving conciousness

    I want to delve into a "me" moment

    But instead I keep it all locked inside

    and hide behind the twisted smile

    always doing that which is right

    even when i ain't in the mood

    I fake it till I can truly feel it again

    because I do what I must

    and know beyond a shadow of a doubt

    tommorrow the sun will begin to shine again

    and this funk or mood shall have to pass

    and I shall be able to bear my cross again

    The weight of the world on my shoulders

    but till then I must admit then I am not doing fine

    and today that would be just a mere line

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  2. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I read this part and it made me smile.
    Oh, all the "me" days I've had, so I can surely relate to those days, I'm willing to believe the most of us have. Just know this:
    Doing good or bad, if you're happy or sad, rich or poor, we alway at one time or another, take that trip to "me"... that's a natural fact sis.
    Excellent piece poet!!
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    tell me how you really feel...

    make sure we hear ya, now.

    too often we're asked questions that people really don't want to hear the answers to.

    How are you

    do you mind if i smoke

    are you okay

    when we go through our day, we try to compose ourselves in such a way that we give people what they want vice how we really feel. glad to see we're getting beyond that.:) TAKE YOUR WIG OFF...pull off your shoes...LET ME SEE WHAT YOU really TASTE LIKE... ...that i might know the real you.
     
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    SwtT Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    wow!!!!! this a gem and I truly felt you in this piece...I'm sure we all have days like this....well versed!!!!!
     
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