Black Poetry : When Fogs Collide

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  1. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    When Fogs Collide

    In a forest bent by breeze,
    blowing branches over leaves,
    came a thump, thump, thump in the midnight.
    - All gone was the starlight,
    - even absent was the moonlight,
    but a white fog glowed silent, slipping thru the trees.

    I stopped and froze from smiling
    ‘cause my fear did find beguiling
    how this eerie froth of floating grace,
    ejecta from some spectral place,
    could turn and twist in one ‘bout face
    and send my fears colliding.

    It pulsed a light and started thumping,
    made me feel like jumping, jumping
    somewhere else I could have been
    so I could jump right from my skin
    and sprout some wings to ride the wind
    and feel my fears subsiding.

    Closer came it creeping, creeping
    but to me it seemed as leaping
    like it had some ultra aim
    than scaring me out wits and brains,
    which now in shock I must proclaim
    it passed me thumping, thumping.

    I turned to catch one moment’s bliss.
    A second fog did merge. They kissed.
    Tears I cried yet not for me
    but for two fogs heard jubilantly
    who found in a universe of sky and mist
    each another, on a forest plain like this.

    And I felt prized over all above
    to have witnessed the thumpings of fogs in Love
    and realize that Love is the searching pulse
    of a heart that’s thumping for someone else
    and “just” when you think life is over or blue,
    you’ll turn and a thumping will be looking at you !

    Namyh
     
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    Brother it did my heart good to read this, what descript verses....and the message, that just when you think all is lost, love is right there waiting to be found. This last stanza summed that message up perfectly:

    Awesome. Thanks for this poet.
     
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    Oh how I enjoyed this flow...

    It reads so smooth and alluring, opening the
    reader up to receive your inspiring message.


    Thanks for sharing
    Coco
     
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    I loved reading this joint here...nice flow
     
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    Its wonderful to just witness true love but then to all of a sudden go from being a spectator to a participant is just AMAZING!!!

    Beautifully scribed Bro Hyman!
     
  6. Harry Hyman

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    Waz – I tried to impart a little Hope where some may think it no longer exists. I am indeed elated that this work did your heart good. It did mine good to write it with a realization that the search for Love is a universal quest and if fogs can do it then there is Hope for the rest of us. Thanks Waz for stopping by with your wonderful words. Namyh
     
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    Cocobutterskyn - Love comes in many forms. This was one that many of us rarely ever see. Happy I was able to share a peek. Thanks Cocobutterskyn. Namyh

    Rich - When any poet creates a work and someone loves the reading, no higher honor can be given. Thanks for it Rich. Namyh

    LovesDestiny – I’ll bet you turned around. Didn’t you? Was there a thumping looking at you? If so, you’ve been inducted at the level of “witness” and graduated to the lofty rank of “participant” and that’s always AMAZING. Thanks LD and congrats. Namyh
     
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    :read: This piece read like an edgar allen poe for me :) :read:
    A story painted mysteriously that ends up not quite what it seems
    And when youve reached the stories end you'll find you've gained more than when you began :read:
    Lovely :)
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa!

    Harry Hyman,

    Here is what did it for me:

    And I felt prized over all above
    to have witnessed the thumpings of fogs in Love
    and realize that Love is the searching pulse
    of a heart that’s thumping for someone else
    and “just” when you think life is over or blue,
    you’ll turn and a thumping will be looking at you !


    Now Brother Hyman, thats sea deep, cause here is a person that had given up, but not out, then, all of a sudden, bingo..........that's good!

     
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