Black Poetry : WEDNESDAY is -- 'tween you and me

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  1. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It's Wednesday.

    Just like any other Wednesday
    he sits across the wooden table
    from me weaving my every word
    together trying to make a
    fabric(ation) of his own...

    I didn't know he could sew
    until I became the stretched
    garment patterned after
    the utterance of his voice
    on a thread of white lies.
    But, I guess I'm just happy
    that he came back home.

    Today is only Wednesday
    and I placed a rather large
    bowl of fruit 'tween us
    ...dividing the space and
    light that fades from the
    center of this very table--

    Holding a round piece of fruit
    'tween my hands -
    I press firmly -- with sturdy
    fingers digging into the thickness
    of layered skin until I've peeled
    away the sun-drenched morning
    yellow from the pith.

    I watch him as eye concentrate--
    He looks at me. He notices the
    deftness of fingers pulling as the
    bitter white
    is torn away.

    I grin and smile a little
    and unto him I say...
    "This is how I see you." --
    -- "This is how I feel you."

    ~ With thick skin and bitter layers
    easily undone... and yet inside
    this is how I find you -- uncovered ~

    I take the pink fruit to my lips and pull
    its flesh with my teeth until
    citrus tears drip down my fingers and
    each of them run along the backside
    of my brown hands~~
    I separate the pulp by pushing
    the pit with my tongue and then
    allowing it to fall onto a
    mint green glass plate like glistening
    opals in scattered light.

    It's quiet. --

    He takes a seed and rolls it
    'tween his fingers like a thought
    as he draws in the staleness of
    procured air from a deep breath...
    and he says to me,

    "So. Tell me something good."

    I look at him and answered,

    "Today." ...

    "Today ... is Wednesday."





    (c) 2001 SOULOFASISTA
     
  2. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    oooh yessssss

    speak Poetess! LOVIN the imagery here sis!

    THANK YOU

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    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    N2

    THIS IS HOW I WANNA WRITE WHEN I GROW UP...:D
    THIS IS THOUGHT PROVOKING AND WORTHY OF REPETITIVE READS
    IF YOU EVER MAKE IT TO DALLAS WE MUST DISCUSS THIS ONE
    ESPECIALLY.

    ALWAYS WAITING 4 UR NEXT DROP
    PEACE :heart: AND RESPECT

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    you a bad, bad, bad sister...wow...beyond the realms of description - your talent is (you are starting to scare me). ****...you're good queen.

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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    o'my WOOOWEEEE!!!

    U GOT ME SPEACHLESS IN THIS PIECE
    I LOVE YA FLOW GURL KEEP IT UP !!:kiss: :heart: :kiss:
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sustah A~

    Hey sustah friend.... thank you for reading this piece!
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Gypsy

    U so cra- Z!! :lol: Thank you for taking the time to read this piece. I'm glad you liked it! And, yes, whenever I get the next opportunity to come to Dallas I will definitely discuss this
    scribe with you... (but first, I must make a trip out to BIG T's) ha ha ha :lol:

    Thanks for the :heart: Boo :wink:
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blak~

    Who me?! Nah ... I am only the paper upon which a pen writes! :wink:

    Thanks for your continual support! Hey ... where ya' been, I was in your area yesterday afternoon & I didn't see you at all??? Stop hiding in that corner office Boo ~ :lol:


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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    $$RICH$$

    My compadre $$RICH$$ ... thank you my dear for reading a piece of me and finding yourself speechless!


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