Black Poetry : ~VISIBLE STRENGTH~

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  1. mzpoetic8705

    mzpoetic8705 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    So what would the world be like without a soul to care for,
    Or a life to live for?
    They say nothing is worth living for,
    Especially if you have no one to live it for,
    They say a man is only as strong has his soul,
    And that home is where the heart belongs,
    But no matter how you try to disguise the truth
    With likeable phrases and soon to be clichés
    I still pump the blood of my great ancestors
    Who slaved, on a land that was not theirs
    Who’ve been beaten down to their flesh
    Still, never releasing the strength that had held them up for so long
    And when times get hard, I still never release the strength that has held me up 4 so long
    That’s why I titled this poem, “visible strength”
    Cause your strength shines through your soul,
    Revealing so much beauty,
    When no one else listens to you,
    They will remember you by your smile on stressful days
    Or your pat on the back when things went down hill
    Or even a distraction from the serious moments in life with a delicious meal

    So I say to you,
    Never release your strength
    And never let someone else define you
    Cause without a life to live for
    Or a soul to care for, silence will be your death
    And while you’re left to decay,
    Whispers will travel through locked doors
    And mourning will be a thing of the past,
    Memories and lies will be the only thing left to define you
    So let your strength shine through you
    And let everyone recognize you
    For your sensibility
    Knowing everything happens for a reason
    So you never get upset over small things
    But you save your strength for the big things
    You are the true definition
    Of … beauty
    So I say,
    Nothing is worth living for
    Especially if you have no one to live it for
    A man is only as strong has his soul
    That home is where the heart belongs
    Strength comes from knowing,
    And knowing comes from learning,
    And learning comes from listening,
    And listening comes from the heart,
    Whereas, understanding comes from the soul

    So I guess it's true, life is full of silly clichés
    Although some are true, it is up to you to distinguish facts
    From old crazy lies
    But one that I always tend to keep in mind is…
    There is a story behind every tortured soul
    Whether it is young or old…their story deserves to be told



    -MzPoetic :flirt:
     
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    well said here .........nice drop
     
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    Beaten down, but not defeated, our souls have quite a story to tell. Another poem of strength. I enjoy your work poet, flow on.
     
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    mzpoetic8705 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    THANKS FOR THE LOVE!!!! I APPRECIATE IT SO MUCH!
     
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    most welcome keep flowin and bringing depth of heart
     
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    Visible Strength


    MzPoetic, thanks for sharing such wisdom.
     
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    PropheticNsyght Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    There is indeed a lot of wisdom shared within this piece and it reeks of raw strength and encouragement. Wonderful write scribess! Keep bringing that special fire!
     
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    the optimism and love in this piece is tremendous. thanks for the words of wisdom that come from a soul that understands...
     
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    wow

    Im speechless...Trust me, i wont be letting out my strenght for the small things