Black Poetry : what to do...

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  1. thepoetsean

    thepoetsean Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    HAPPY NEW YEAR AND PEACE TO ALL...

    I guess i start this year off posing this question to whoso list to read...


    what to do...


    what to do
    when reality
    turns to reason

    when air is gettin thicker--
    it's harder for you to breathe in--
    and every other corner you

    facing a different de-mon--
    and you're loyal to people
    but
    all you seeing is treason
    where i'm at is

    a love without an oath or
    allegiance

    I scope for a decent--
    read of a life
    but i never reach it--

    until I learned to pose question on
    the very one perplexing
    my mental state--
    and just stopped my progression--

    slumped
    in depression for years on end
    with a facade
    God could have mistook--if alive and personified
    my descriptive denotation
    of -- I --
    is the epitome of "glad's" antonym
    but--

    what to do

    your smiles are really tears
    your laughs are really jeers
    your fears are really spears

    that are piercing

    and failures are bricks thass
    building
    this monolith of inefficiency and confusion?

    how does
    a win feel
    when accustomed to losing?

    what to do
    when a dictatorship
    restricts what you are choosing?
    oozing
    thru life like
    an ameoba
    slight
    underachiever
    know-it-all
    in short
    a frustrated
    genius
    finding
    a niche in a
    life
    that tends
    to leave me pondering
    it's meaning...

    what to do?
     
  2. msluciousb

    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You will figure it out!

    As intelligent as you are...you will find the answer...I know that by simply
    asking the question you are on the right track...Stay strong and stay black!

    Blessings On Your House!
     
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    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this was incredibly emotive
    I've felt these exact questions
    and thoughts at times but
    your scribe them so well
    and so clear...although
    the answer really isn't
    love the way you
    came with this
    Great piece!
     
  4. PositiveMindset

    PositiveMindset Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Those are the questions of life.

    The only answer I've ever come up with is 2 just be.

    BE.

    Very nice write.
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The answer is there inside of you, be true to yourself when you exhale and move forward, and you will. Keep flowing.
     
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    true love Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    very beautiful and thought provoking...i have those same questions at time myself, but i think somethings just weren't meant to be answered, just live is all you can do. much love to you.
     
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    thepoetsean Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you guys for reading

    i'm glad you enjoyed the piece and thank you all for the reads and the kind words.


    Sean