Things I wish I told my friends

 

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DEDICATION

 

To the 6th Floor Hale Haliens ; Kelita, Kendall, Camillia, Victoria, Oneshia, Jewell, Timia, and all the others that tagged along.

 

To my Sisters, my Tenacious L.y.l.a.s.

 

And To my College Self - I thank God we grew out of this! 

 

These are poems, I wrote throughout college that I couldn't put into my other poetry collections due to how random they were. I hope they make you laugh, make you cry, and eventually (regardless some of the filthy ones) make you want to read your bible! 

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Dealing With Myself

Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.

1Timothy 4:16 ESV

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Listen to Yourself

I hear you daily spitting out death with every lip movement, sound, and syllable you create.

I watch you smile as you speak venom into the ears of vulnerable minds.

You teach that being a b**** is okay as long as you a bad one,

that the 'N word' is a current expression

instead of a put down to my ancestors.

You teach that my outfit is gay as though my clothes have a sexual orientation..... They Do Not

Please, 

Listen to yourself.

Broadcasting what you did with your girl last night

like it's the ten o'clock news...

to minds that should be focused on school...

and in school shouting RETARD at the top of your lungs to every wrong answer said in class...

though your not answering any questions.

Listen to yourself.

Telling him that he's stupid cause his joke wasn't funny, 

or her that her head is fried like chicken grease 

cause she ain't look right that day at school,

Telling them that they're less and your more 

and you don't even understand what your doing,

cause you yourself don't understand the meanings of the words you've heard

but you decided to repeat them instead of listening.

Listen to yourself.

Because before you know it someones dead 

cause of something you said.

Another fan hanged head.

Another voice unheard cause yours was too LOUD 

spreading ignorance instead.

Listen to yourself.

Young boy, Young girl, that grew up in that community,

with such a limited vocabulary,

all I'm asking is that you try.

Try to understand the meanings of the words you've heard

cause every word has a meaning

 and every meaning has an impact

and the bible states that your tongue is like a sword,

and your killing people,

So Please,

 Just Listen.

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hazel

thats deep

Can I Say It

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Why I Stay Away

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Stormy Weather

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Dealing With My Sexuality

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Untying Souls

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When his Girlfriend Calls

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Dealing With My Mind

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Things I Could Never Explain to Past Lovers

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Entertainment

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Dealing With My "Friends"

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Ode to A Boss

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Finding My Happy Place

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Friday Nights

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Speak Poets

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My Only Advice

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