Black Poetry : Who’s The Provider?

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  1. Ireadastory

    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You’re my provider- aren’t you?
    Head of household mighty and strong.
    Sweat making your body glisten from a hard day of work,
    Pain shooting through every muscle and joint as you lifted the weight of providing, surviving and striving for your family.

    You are my provider- aren’t you?
    The one that milks me down with communication and understanding.
    That clothes me in love and security, never having to wonder “what if”
    You are my provider- aren’t you?
    The one that is brave enough to protect me and gentle enough to hold me.
    The one that will swallow your pride before we go without,
    The one that carries a load one step at a time and when it can’t be done will say so.

    You are my provider- aren’t you?
    Aren’t you?
    My feet ache from the road I’ve been traveling.
    My back aches from the load I’ve been carrying.
    Not only have I been carrying me but I’ve been carrying you.

    I am your provider- aren’t I?
     
  2. 1poetsought

    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I read another fabulous story!
     
  3. PropheticNsyght

    PropheticNsyght Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I agree with 1poet... This is fire pure and simple.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    word up this was awesome flowing wow!!!!
    look at u in da mix
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    nice flowing enjoyed the read...thanks for sharing
     
  6. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You posed this cleverly with the twist at the end. When we can do for each other it's fine, but when it's one sided, that causes one to get tired eventually.
     
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