Black Poetry : WHY?

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  1. PurpleMoons

    PurpleMoons Administrator STAFF

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    WHY



    Why Father!
    Why do my people hate us so
    What have we done to lose our souls
    Why does my Brothers hate our Mothers
    Why does my Sisters loathes our Fathers
    Why does our children idealize sex
    Why does it seem we can't escape this mess

    Why Why Why

    Why Father
    Why do I cry for all our pains
    Why do I feel it's not in vain
    Why must I bleed over a million times
    Why do I feel their hurt is mines
    Why is it when I reach out my hand
    I'm often left standing in a barren land

    Why Why Why

    Why don't we see how much we need each other
    Why don't we strive to support one another
    What must we do to rectify this mess
    what must we give to come out of duress

    When will we hear your homecoming call
    When will we learn to tear down the wall
    That wall that separates us from love
    That dirty dingy wall of pain
    despair, false pride, egotistical, selfserving,
    self-rightousness, blasphamous, pointing finger,
    conquering, hateful, humiliating wall of shame

    I know that so many of my Brothers and Sisters try
    but most can't hear their pleading cry
    My dream is that one day we will all love ourselves
    and we will love our wounded twice as well

    But Why Why Why
    Can't it be right now
    Today
    Everyday
    Forever
    for Always
     
  2. HODEE

    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Very Nice PurpleMoons


    " My dream is that one day we will all love ourselves
    and we will love our wounded twice as well "

    A dream you see comes to be.
     
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    My sister warrior...

    Your words break the stillness of unconsciousness...
    the way a stone breaks the stillness of a pond
    ...your words...rippling throughout the emotions
    and thoughts of your reader...

    The way...you described the great wall that imprisons
    our people...was so vivid and accurate for it is made
    of many painful and horrid elements...

    I feel your frustation and hear your screams for justification,
    awareness and enlightenment echoing behind every word...

    Sister...I suppose all we can do is pray that our lost...
    Will be given the gift of sight and vision...
    For there are so many that believe that they can truly see...
    but what they don't see...is how much of a part of the problem
    they truly are...and until each of us begin to look within
    ourselves...and work from the inside out...
    Warriors such as yourself...will continue to spill tears
    inside the words of "prolificly provoking" poetry such as this...

    Praise for this piece...Much praise...
    Sage
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    awesome why !!!!
    surely this will ring and be heard cross the land of why !
    speak on sista ask and be heard
    very well verse what the people need to hear
    tyte
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The feeling of ache in that unanswered question conveyed so, so well. This piece makes you pause, and think. It also makes me want to read more from you...
     
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    My sister you laid this out..as he cries across the land awesome write.....Angel
     
  7. LibertyLady

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    :hearthis: i hear ya sis..

    i :massage: feel ya sis...





    you put it down beautifull with a urgent call...



    he ,ll give you answers..(lord) :kiss1:


    cause sumthimes we dont know the answers...

    and some things we will never know..








    Lovelibertylady:heart:
     
  8. deepy

    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    i tell you purple that is truly the question...
    ..i look forward to the day when we really understand what love is...
    but for now why
    thanks for the flow..