Black Poetry : Mistakes


Well-Known Member
Jun 15, 2002
MidAmerica Products
cutting through dreams like a subliminal knife, my life spins like a discus
because of bad decisions I’m submitting to an unhappy heart
part of the problem is my inability to change quickly
and making bad choices is a major flaw in me
mistakes are part of a growing process....
but I’m almost a giant, so I can chill out I think
killing off my emotions has helped me not get hurt
but I fear I killed them AND buried them
it was a mistake thinking emotionless is the best way to be
I’m isolating the few people that wanna love me
above me is a cloud of regret, raining down thoughts of where I could be
but im not getting wet, just heavy with remorse
I’m driving without a steering wheel and can't change my course
swerving in and out of the highways of the world
crowded with people not concerned with where they go
or even how they get there. I swear to stop the procrastination
im gonna improve my decision making with no hesitation
the mistakes I make from here on, I want to be few and to learn from them
when I finally get my feet planted firmly I’m discerning things will turn
assertively denying myself weed, indeed this is the start I need
everything else will fall into place if I stay focused long enough
keeping my mind on what’s important will help me stay strong
when I do feel weak, I wont speak a word about it but fight through the fear.
my ears hear the silent cries of lives worse off than mine
I would love to change the world, but I gotta start with my own mind

Derrick H.


Lyon King Admin.
Mar 21, 2001
indeed within self we start and spread outward
lovin dis here speak on poet !

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