Quiet Poetry Lounge : You

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by oldsoul, Aug 27, 2004.

  1. OldSoul

    OldSoul Permanent Black Man PREMIUM MEMBER

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    You
    (BlackWomen)

    You cannot help that you are beautiful
    Despite a thousand years of lies against you
    And you will not stop being beautiful
    Despite a thousand years of them
    Burning my retinas with demon images
    You are elegance beyond words
    You are natural beyond measure
    You are the universe reflected
    Be not afraid nor ashamed to be
    You

    You
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    You walk your walk
    As if you own the Earth.
    You do.
    Your quiet stance, poised Panther-like
    Striking fear in them
    Even after centuries of the worst
    Genocide, torture and terror
    The world has ever known.
    Lesser men have given in; not
    You​


    You
     
  2. jazzymoonchild

    jazzymoonchild Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    And you are talented beyond measure. I loved this....Thank you for sharing
     
  3. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this was craft well feeling the vibe and hearing the message
    thank you Brother Oldsoul for sharing
    all your knowledge with us!!!!!

    Peace
    Angel
     
  4. Monetary

    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    OldSoul

    We need to read it, hear it, and experience it...the wonder that is us.

    :thanks: bruh....dapz.

    :toast:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    indeed this was on point and well heard this da word we pose
    tyte write
     
  6. lowkey

    lowkey Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    tight flow my brotha

    Keep the vibes flowin

    love 360
     
  7. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Posed with the pride and wisdom of a proud Black brotha.
     
  8. angelicsage

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    Ahh yes...

    this was inspiring, empowering and refreshing...


    Thanks for sharing the light of your gift and wisdom with us...

    Wonderful....Encore!
     
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    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A beautiful affirmation, this piece.
     
  10. DOWANNA2

    DOWANNA2 Member MEMBER

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    1st timer here!

    Just joined this forum and I'm happy to have found you all. I choose this poem as the first to read and respond to because I too just penned one entitled "YOU" and wanted to see if there were any similarities... lol there isn't! Yours is indeed a powerful affirmation to the wonder that is us all.. thanks for sharing! Now as soon as I figure out how.. I'll post as well! Peace!

    D!