Black Poetry : ...UNWORTHY...

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  1. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    She sits in the church
    And she thinks shes not worthy
    Tears shed out of hurt
    And she needs some assuring
    She lifts up her face
    To find some sort of healing
    And feels an embrace
    Never had such a feeling

    She wants to remain
    Settled down in the pew
    But she needs healing of pain
    Only to be found in the truth
    Her mind says sit down
    But her heart starts to move
    Down the center of the aisle
    To the preacher of goodnews
    She falls down and sees
    her life begin flashing
    Before her in themes
    Of a life utterly crashing
    All the people she hurt
    And the ones she adored
    The deceit in her lurked
    And the ones she ignored

    She faintly hears the prayers
    That the preacher is saying
    Her mind is in the air
    And soon she is praying
    She doesn’t know where
    These words are coming from
    But she says them without dare
    And in the church she sung

    “Lord I need you to pour your blood on me
    Cleanse me, wash me, and make me holy
    Go on the inside and clear my slate away
    I don’t think I can live here another day
    Take my soul and deliver me whole again
    Let me live my life for you with no end
    Give me acceptance into your kingdom
    By your will, shall all these things be done”

    The church grew so quiet
    In front was a woman
    So desperate and crying
    Why? They are not sure
    If only they knew the
    Greatest mistake she made
    If only they knew the
    Pain she felt everyday
    She had such a secret
    Involving her life
    She was never caught
    For years it brought her strife
    Her mind flashes back
    To that dark and dreadful night
    Where she couldn’t hold back
    Taking her fathers life
    She swore if she ever
    Saw him hit mama again
    She would be clever
    Grab the gun and kill him
    So that’s what she did
    Never caught, but held it in
    She sees what she did
    As no act of rebellion
    She tells her story
    To the church and preacher
    Shock has absorbed
    And silence is the creature
    She cries out to them
    So desperate with her tears
    “I can never be forgiven
    After all of these years”

    And then there’s a hand
    That slowly reaches out
    To engulf her own hand
    Lift her up and hold her now
    The preacher and the people
    Have forgiven her for the sin
    She feels spiritually full
    God has already forgiven
    She knows she may face
    A lifetime in prison now
    But nothing can erase
    The love she feels somehow

    She cries out to God
    Again in her time of need
    To take her own love
    And give it so gratefully
    “Wash me, hold me
    Take me, and cleanse me
    Teach me lord please
    To be like you, worthy
    Lifetime I may have
    Locked inside a cell
    But after this I shall die
    Joyful in heavens wealth…"
     
  2. JAD68

    JAD68 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It's amazing how we see ourselves, in the darkest of places, but God's LOVE & MERCY... cleanses, heals and makes us whole.

    Very deep piece...
     
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    Awwww....that's was so so so..........sad. I never read anything like that in my life. I was hanging on every word. I was amazed by the vibez that flowed through it. You have truly touched my heart in ways you'll never know. I'm lovin this and the way you flow. Oh my........I just don't know what to say.......
     
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    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks so much for ur comments...don't know where this came from, just somethin' i felt i needed to write...
     
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    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i forgot to say jad68 that ur statement is so very true...God's love and mercy is incredible...
     
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    this was sadly but beautifully done
    he know's our deepest inner shadows & pain
    and the mercy of him is healing & embrace
    love this
     
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    [email protected] i'm trying to fight the tears...this was felt...much respect j.
     
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    thanks so much rich and jazz...
     
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    i loved this sad
    touchin to
    nice
     
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    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks girl:)
     
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