Black Poetry : When I woke up

tbone5769

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When I woke up
The smoke was still there.
Evil disguised as soot, still filled the air.
Smiles and laughter were replaced by depression, despair.
When I woke up.
The tears on many cheeks were still fresh.
Because of many souls gone to glory, leaving hollow flesh.
In heavenly peace, they will forever rest.
When I woke up.
I saw in the sky, the clouds now blood stained.
I saw what once stood proudly, and now what remains.
I saw the bond of a nation, and how life will be maintained.
When I woke up.
I saw people from all sorts
Ready to report
To duty for one cause.
And I had to pause.
Rub my eyes to see if this was a dream.
Were people with different skin tone holding hands and singing
Let freedom ring?
When I woke up,
My forehead bore the sweat from a nightmare taken place.
I rubbed my eyes but they continue to sting like I was sprayed with mace.
When I woke up
I wanted to believe that it was only a dream
Because I didn’t have the answer to what this all means.
So I hugged my pillow tight
As my brain soared wild like a brisk wind behind a kite.
Because even though my spirit was shaken,
My faith will never be taken.
In God we will trust, and in my heart I will keep.
I’m awake now, never again will I sleep…….

Copyright © 2001 T.L. Stevens
 

tbone5769

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dreamin

You are so right, I still feel that I am trapped in some sort of nightmare that really didn't happen, but it did, and we have to have even stronger faith now.
 

$$RICH$$

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T i feel ya

i feel the emotional heat here
like a nightmare of dream
i hear still the screams
i slap my self to realize it's real
dayummm!!:(
 

tbone5769

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I feel ya Rich!

Yo I still slap myself to make sure its not a movie or something but it is too real, and we are still open for attack but I am comforted by Isaiah 54 No weapon formed against me shall Prosper! And yo I'm from "J-town" Joliet, IL down the road from the Chi How ya living in the Chi I miss it badly im in the NC now but visit often!
later

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