Black Poetry : When I'm not Me

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  1. msjulia2u

    msjulia2u Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WHEN I AM NOT ME​

    When I’m not me

    When I am not me, I am not my best

    I enter into marriages that were never meant

    I am so busy doing for other's until I neglect me

    I start careers I despise

    I have children I am not ready to raise

    I say yes when in my heart I wanted to say no

    I always come politically correct

    I say or do nothing when my nature is to speak and stand strong for what I believe

    I allow people in my life that make me sick to my stomach

    I am unhappy, lost, and confused…

    When I am not me I am usually what everyone else wants me to be

    When I am not me I forget who I once was…

    When I am not me I could be you!

    Think about it..

    Signed: ME

    aka Ms Julia​
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    love the concept of this piece flow on sista Queen
     
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    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Ms Julia...

    You ain't never lied. Trying to please others will have you doing what they want you to do.

    :thanks: for sharing these words of enlightenment

    :toast:
     
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    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    thank you .. you nicely stated a "state" i have found myself in many times
    "when i'm not me i could be you".....keep working it..fighting always to be you...
    thanks for sharing....
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Loved the way you laid this, wasting time in another's mindset can bring disasterous results. This was on point.
     
  6. msjulia2u

    msjulia2u Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hey hey thank you all for your kind words of encouragement...hope to be sharing more as time permits...Ms J
     
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    BlatinaPoet4u Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    My sister in Poetry Julia,

    U are mos definitely doin ur thing and i love ur poems!!! :horse:
     
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    Kimdricka Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Loved it! You dropped some truth on us then sista. We'd all be much better off if we would just "be who we is." Flow on!
     
  9. msjulia2u

    msjulia2u Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you both for your very kind words..... yall make a sister wanna cry .. :) much love to u.. Ms J
     
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    ...to thine ownself be true

    this seems to be the struggle of so many today

    Learning to say no

    Learning how to believe in oneself

    Forsaking all else...and learning to love the "me" inside yourself


    Insightfully crafted...
    Nice work MsJ... :welldone: