Black Poetry : Written for the free slave

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by twision, Feb 22, 2004.

  1. twision

    twision Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    There was something funny about the little slave who wanted to be free
    With his thick hair and full lips
    Broken english and battered words
    With an identity that went far beyond the color of his skin
    Refusing limitation and frustrated with life's restraints
    He broke the chains of ignorant slavemasters only to become a slave to the notion of freedom
    He wasn't afraid of his dreams or the fight with reality to make them come true
    He reached
    He climbed
    He fought
    With no other goal than to attain his narrow minded view of freedom
    His fight wasn't with oppression
    His enemy wasn't a slavemaster
    His only opposition were the cold steel shackles of doubt
    The shackles that mocked his dreams and left him shackled to a false reality!

    Extra note: So often I have seen the "little slave" in great people. Doubting yourself enslaves you. Free the "little slave" by freeing yourself. (thanks for reading)
     
  2. Akilah

    Akilah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Excellent food for thought...
    Keep it coming please
    This was phenomenal ...
    :bowdown:


    Much Peace,
    Akilah :spinstar:
     
  3. PositiveMindset

    PositiveMindset Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Such a deeply felt message here.

    So many are oblivious 2 the fact that we still are enslaved,

    thank U 4 putting it out there 4 us.

    Nice.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very nicely done
    love how u expressed this out
     
  5. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this was posed so well
    food for thought indeed
    flow on....likes this flow :angel1:
     
  6. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Wow, I loved the way you expressed this, oh if we could all free the little slave within....
     
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    this is wonderful
    you brought out the
    in inner feeling
    of those mental chain
    in full focus
    nice indeed
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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