Black Poetry : Tree Stump in the Middle of the Forest

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  1. AfroBoricuaRoni

    AfroBoricuaRoni Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    **Haven't been here in a minute...might be a little rusty...

    I have relatives but I don't have a family
    That unit got wiped out single handedly
    So many focused on selfishness and single mindedness
    Leaving me in a position of singularity
    No one really talks and what they say is never fair to me
    Only a few actually stayed
    The rest went there separate ways
    Everyone's leaving these days
    I thought we made it
    But we just faded
    I wasn't jaded
    I just tried to save it
    If we were graded
    You know we failed in the worst way
    It's like we were doomed since the first day
    Of course I wondered if it was my fault
    And what if i was never here
    But that idea
    Got me nowhere
    It hurts but I just go through it
    Cuz by now I'm already used to it

    -RONI
     
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    I love the metaphor of the family tree in your title...
    that was genius...^5
    but I feel you on this...
    the whole philosophy of family
    has changed so much
    we need more individuals who think like you
    to help save the institution of family
    it's too bad we find ourselves
    caught in this vicious cycle of society's
    individualism...

    This was real...
    Sage


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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    this was well felt coz as family as one in unity is much greater then one
    this tree of life and circle is needed
     
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    Welcome home!
     
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    Ah, yes.... the tree stump that no one remembers.. its roots are deep and strong...
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I agree with sage, using the imagery of what used to be a tree in your title was right on time. Strong family ties can be such a blessing, it's sad when it's just not there. Flow on poet.
     
  7. gempis

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    Oh yeah I got it, and I do feel it. So nice to read you again.
     
  8. Prizefighter16

    Prizefighter16 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Very touchin
    sadly, I know how you feel
     
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