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journaled into Hip-Hop

dear journal:

hip hop to me is a DREAM WITH A JOURNAL,

a journal with written poems about yourself,

about your health, or maybe about how you need help,

think of it as an autobiography,

written from your life's history,

a journal with misery hidden behind each page,

sadness that might lead up to madness with a slight rage,

a journal about your best or maybe even your worst day,

but most of all a journal that says what you want it to say.

-Tanner Cox
    a.k.a 
-Profound

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  1. Date: 11/16/2010 5:03:00 PM

    hello, Tanner, here i am enjoying your second poem. And yes you have the right idea here.. Glad i stoped by to see waht the hip-hop was about,,, welcome to the soup ,..p.d.

  1. Date: 11/16/2010 7:10:00 AM

    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. so enjoyed reading your energetic poetry today with its creative theme.. hope your time on soup will be special and fun.. check out the contest scene offered to members..good luck with luv.. be blessed this happy day...with luv..

  1. Date: 11/16/2010 6:57:00 AM

    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Tanner. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors. You can look to the left side of the main page and find lots of information on PoetrySoup including contests by members of PoetrySoup and contests by the PoetrySoup site also which you as a new member and us oldies also may enter. If you have questions please feel free to ask ANYONE here. We are ALL willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/16/2010 6:19:00 AM

    "A journal with misery hidden behind each page". I dig that line very much. Though, I believe that those pages can be layered with hope & confidence too. Our glass should always be half-full no matter who tries to steal our drink. Nice job here. -Drake