Black Poetry : WRITE ME SOMETHING

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  1. garlicsalt99

    garlicsalt99 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WRITE ME SOMETHING

    Write me something … it doesn’t have to rhyme
    It doesn’t have to flow to a beat or keep time
    It doesn’t have to be a dissertation that you have to defend
    It just has to be something from you, so that you don’t have to pretend
    Put some ink to a piece of paper, or perhaps a pencil lead
    Write about something you heard, or maybe about something you said
    Scribble on a spare piece of paper, or even a napkin
    Transcribe your thoughts on the covering that a small object was wrapped in
    Whatever you have available to you to capture a thought in written form
    Use that to write about anything, from the extraordinary to the norm
    In your own time of course … when time permits
    You can write down a torrent of whatever you like … or give it to me in little bits
    I’m not asking for a lot, just a summary or synopsis
    Of whatever comes to mind, because so often times our thoughts miss -
    Something in translation as we see each other in passing
    Not really getting to know each other, with missed opportunities amassing

    Write me something … it doesn’t have to be a thesis
    Nothing that dissects an ideal into discernable pieces
    It just has to be something that’s honest from the start
    Something that’s open and forthright … and written from the heart
    It can be something as simple as a sentence with a subject and a predicate
    Or maybe something that’s enduring … perhaps something very delicate
    Something that you’re comfortable sharing with me in a random flow
    I’m not here to pry … tell me what it is you want me to know
    Write me something that you just don’t mention in everyday conversation
    Something that you might consider sensitive information
    Information that you can trust me with because you’ve come to know who I am
    And know that I won’t betray you for I’m not a fraud, nor a sham
    You don’t have to give it to me right away, so there isn’t a ‘must’ sense
    But I really would like to read a little something of substance
    As it pertains to you, no matter how personal you choose to be
    Whatever it is that you write … feel comfortable enough to feel free

    Write me something … it can be a letter, a note or just a few lines
    A simple sentence or two that points to wonders and signs
    A word, here and there that articulates your thoughts
    So that I can see what you’re thinking with regard to my feats and my faults
    Feel free to be candid … you have permission to speak your mind
    Say it once and say it again … play it and rewind
    Resist the nudge of your thoughts to level off and taper
    Let your candor speak to me on a simple piece of paper
    What it about me that you do and do not like?
    What is it that you’ve notice about me that would either absolve or indict?
    To my credit or my ill-repute, what is it that describes me, to you
    When you think of me, what mental image comes into view?
    I’d like to know what is conjured up at the mention of my name
    When you hear it in your ears … is it honor or shame?
    Does it make you grin or grimace to know me as you do?
    Would you change anything if we met each other for the first time, all brand new?

    Write me something … no matter how short or long
    It can be a line from a speech or words from a favorite song
    Something that made a lasting impression and didn’t evaporate like a fizz
    Articulate what moves you – I’d like to know what it is
    I’d love to know what it is that you’re passionate about
    What would you do for free if you just had to go without?
    What stirs your soul … and moves you tears?
    What is it that influenced your development down through the years?
    What is it that shaped you to be the person that you are?
    What were the turning points in your life – that for you – raised the bar?
    What is the glue that binds your mind and spirit together?
    What is it that shackles you to your values, like a tether?
    What are your pet peeves and your out-and-out beefs?
    What do you consider to be the tenets of your core beliefs?
    At the heart of your experience … who is the real you
    This is something I’d like to read on paper … I really do

    Written by: Charles (a.k.a. K-JiO)
    © 2008
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    letters gonna be flowing in about something ...tyte joint
     
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    asimplepoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Oh this was just so exquistely perfect like everything I read from you. If a sister could be poetically turned out I dayum sure believe that you be the one to do it. WOW!
     
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    gsalt:
    If I write you something
    will you promise to read every word
    I’ve been wanting to share with you
    but never had the nerves
    I luv to read what you write
    because I enjoy the way you
    serve your words

    I luved every bit of this. You can write
    me something any time.:)

    Much Luv
     
  5. garlicsalt99

    garlicsalt99 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    4Ever ... if you wrote me a letter, I'd read it from beginning to end
    I'd digest every letter ... to every word I would tend
    I'd guard your writing with my being, leaving to chance, nothing
    I'd cherish every sylable ... if onlly you'd write me something

    asimplepoet ... if a sista' is turned out by the scribble of my pen ... it's all good

    $RICH$ you know you're my brotha'

    Thank you all for the, and for those eyes that have yet seen, for the read.
     
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    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hello Garlicsalt...

    :wave:
    I enjoyed this. It reads slow, soft and smooth like.
    I got a sense of tender-attentiveness while reading.
    The thought of someone longing to know your thoughts,
    seeming to want to swim in them and absorb every one
    you have to offer, is an incredible thought to have.

    Thanks for sharing this! Great write!


    MaddSistahlyLove!
    Coco:heart:
     
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    As usual you just have a rhythm, a pace to your flow that I enjoy. There are those people who can write about...well, anything...it doesn't matter, you just want them to flow. Much enjoyed, poet.
     
  8. garlicsalt99

    garlicsalt99 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanx for the Read

    :) thank you all for the read :)
     
  9. jus_dat_nice

    jus_dat_nice Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i really loved this one
    i know the feeling of just wanting to know what's going on in the other person's head
    thank you for this one
    much love
     
  10. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    i think it's so hard to put the real you

    on paper ya know

    every once in awhile you write something families can enjoy (parents & kids)
    lol

    THIS WAS A MASTERPIECE GS99

    and by you writing this here shows alot of something about you

    peace

    poet
     
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