Black Poetry : When ol’ Sister Bessie Prayed

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  1. ASHANTA

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    When ol' Sis' Bessie pray,
    The tears come streaming down my face,
    The spirits of God , lord da’ woman cry, me speaks;
    I see myself, I feel my lord, so poor and weak, I’se Sing the songs on da Calvary; I stand da’ cross
    Down on my knees the cross I seek,
    When ol' Sis' Bessie pray. Da’ church house wave de hand in Da air, When ol' Sis' Bessie pray.

    The thunders of chariots come down to deliver me, Mt. Sinai Come rushing, the spirit lift me to the sky down from up on high; the joyful noise of the lord
    Negro people cry, When ol’ Sis’ Bessie pray
    devil can’t stay in the lords house, turns his back and fly
    While sinners loud for pardon cry,
    When ol' Sis' Bessie pray her hands flying in Da’ sky
    When ol' Sis' Bessie cry de’ prayer,
    Hard sinners tremble in their seat
    To hear her voice in sorrow repeat
    all the pull pit cry, the church sob and weep
    "O Shepherd, I follow thee not the flock, the poor lost sheep! When ol' Sis' Bessie pray.

    When ol' Sis' Bessie pray, I stand and scream, Hallelujah
    The whole house rock and moan
    To see her tears and hear her grown; the spirit lifted, the white church home, the pastor lay hand on me, the moans, of ol’ Bessie de song da sing
    There's something in Sis' Bessie’s groans
    Oh Yea, Oh yea, glory to God, ol’ Sis’ Bessie stream
    Da’ lord my shephard, my lord my strength, my lord break, the curse of all bad things, all hearts though made of stone
    When ol' Sis' Bessie pray.
    When ol' Sis' Bessie pray,
    Salvation's Hallelujahs, light comes pouring down
    fills the Negro church all the town Chilean,
    Why, angels' attach the wings of da master, the willing heart sings.
     
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    listening to the song of the heart very nice write sis.
     
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    we do have the most soul...i caught visions of bessie
    from your masterful words....wow...keep scribe'n sis...

    one love
    khasm
     
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    Thank you both and blessings
     
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