“Tha Black”

This  poem was featured on a website 3 years ago…one of the first that I posted on my hacked blog “Write and Prosper”. Still love it. Not just because of the message, but because of the way I wrote it. I wanted people to really take time to read the words in, so I put them together.

Tha Black…

Thablack standsaboveoceanswhenunexpected
cansinkwhentheheartisheavy
butshewillneverdrown.
timewillreleasetheanguishinhertheart
youwillneverbringherdown.
Plantyourseedinhermidanatomy
Shetakesthatpain, individually.
Thablackmakesavowtothatseed
Hewillgrowtobethenewmillenniumrevolutionary
continuingthelegacyofstrongblackman
thatwasskippedoveryou.
Thablack
Taughtbyancestorstowalkonburningsand
birthed,clothed,fed,cried,fought,andlaidonthegroundforyou, 
withoutherinthisworldyouwouldntknowwhattodo.
Withprideyouoffercastigation,andshetakesyourverbalblows
Yourwordshurtlikepointyneedles
Thablack
Stillstandsaboveoceanswhenunexpected
cansinkwhentheheartisheavy
butshewillneverdrown.

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