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Black! a word that always tend to stir From ages hath caused a birr after decades of raging war they still shir!! Black exist in all, a part be it the color of eyes, skin or heart or the thoughts and actions only few can see, those smart. At night the stars shine bright Jesse, Oprah, Doris, Latimer to cite For the major role they played in every field, but still smite All the efforts were in vain of King, Douglass and others who did strain for they are doomed to be remembered a few days, a month, feign! Without night there’s no day for they go hand in hand and play so hath universe been created and yet the world seems to stray there is no black history, oh blind! for it is the history of mankind to be remembered and revered forever keep in mind @ Nadiya (24 Feb '15) *Placed 1st in the contest 'Writings in a Black Perspective' by Verlena S Walker on 19 March 2015

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Date: 3/20/2015 5:59:00 PM
Poesy, Congratulations on your awesome win........ Luv ~LINDA~
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Date: 3/20/2015 10:37:00 AM
Congratulations on your win, Nad. As I said before... "Extremely powerful words, ...and so very truly written. Your final two verses sum it up so beautifully." Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 3/20/2015 9:00:00 AM
An excellent and touching write, Nadiya. It is not just the colour that is debatable, but also politics and the unreasonable distribution of land, food and wealth. Congrats on your top win. Hugs // paul
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Date: 3/19/2015 5:54:00 PM
Poesy, Congratulations on your 1st place win! Verlena
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Date: 3/12/2015 11:25:00 AM
We have to keep marching to the beat of the drum. And peace is the mantra that we all must hum.
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Date: 3/12/2015 12:22:00 PM
Absolutely Robert...
Date: 3/1/2015 9:32:00 PM
interestingly put. Good job -JT
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Date: 3/11/2015 2:54:00 PM
Thank you JT.. appreciated the visit
Date: 2/28/2015 2:18:00 PM
black is darkness of a heart and soul lost without love i believe nadiya deep touching excellent pen dear friend wishing you a blessed beautiful weekend
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Date: 3/11/2015 2:53:00 PM
Thank you very much Liam... i second your words my friend...
Date: 2/28/2015 6:48:00 AM
- A touching, deep and great poem dear Nadiya !!! - I wish you a lovely weekend :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 3/11/2015 2:52:00 PM
Thank you dear Anne-Lise.. love, nad
Date: 2/25/2015 6:00:00 PM
The human species is indeed, a paradox. We can create heaven on earth or hell and too often, we choose hell. History records the hells that we create, but we never seem to learn from it.
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Date: 2/28/2015 12:33:00 AM
Hell has become predominant... appreciate your visits.. nad
Date: 2/25/2015 1:46:00 PM
Good write Miss Poesy.. I enjoyed the read! Yin and yang..
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Date: 2/28/2015 12:29:00 AM
Thank you Ken.. apreciate...
Date: 2/25/2015 12:49:00 PM
very sensitive piece with a power that allows me to resonate with you and your theme... black is beautiful like your work, poesy.. a grand one!.. huggs
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Date: 2/28/2015 12:29:00 AM
Thank you dear Nette for the encouraging words... hugs
Date: 2/25/2015 12:43:00 PM
This touches a very deep theme of the light and the shadow and the weaving of these twin universal energies that flow through us all. Very moving and beautifully expressed
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Date: 2/28/2015 12:26:00 AM
thank you david.. appreciate the visit and nice words..
Date: 2/25/2015 9:15:00 AM
A deep and intelligent poem written about human fear, you must have an old soul my poetic friend to be so young yet so wise
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Date: 2/28/2015 12:24:00 AM
Thank you Frederic for your lovely words.. nad
Date: 2/24/2015 9:58:00 PM
Wow wow wow, so beautiful and you have touched on so many issues with just the right sweet words! Loved this!
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Date: 2/25/2015 12:27:00 AM
Thank you very much Arthur.. appreciate your visit and lovely words... nad!
Date: 2/24/2015 6:32:00 PM
this is a very interesting poem. I sure did like seeing what you had to say and I imagine it is for that one contest on black history! Did you see SElma? That was a fantastic movie. If I ever have free time, it would be a good one for me to draw inspiration for a poem from.
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Date: 2/25/2015 12:22:00 AM
Thank you very much Andrea... since you mentioned the movie I am gonna watch it this weekend... yes this poem is for the contest by Verlena...
Date: 2/24/2015 2:32:00 PM
Wow girl, this is magnificent! I loved every bit of it. The last two stanzas are my favorite! X7
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Date: 2/25/2015 12:20:00 AM
Thank you dear...i myself liked those stanzas more than the others... appreciate the visit.. nad
Date: 2/24/2015 12:27:00 PM
Color was not, and is not the issue..poverty is, and it will always be the dividing line in society regardless of color. Emile. Well done. Emile. #7
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Date: 2/25/2015 12:18:00 AM
Appreciate your visit and comment Emile... I would like to add that there was a time when color was a major issue regardless of being poor or not... nad:)
Date: 2/24/2015 10:55:00 AM
Well done, Nad!! You have honored great people and your words are powerful...I love the lasy stanza. It's full of wisdom...hugs, Rhonda
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Date: 2/25/2015 12:15:00 AM
Thank you dear Rhonda.. hugs..
Date: 2/24/2015 10:21:00 AM
Wow!! I love your word play. It is history of mankind. Words of wisdom. Blessings and a 7
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Date: 2/25/2015 12:14:00 AM
Thank you very much Eve... appeeciate your visit.. nad
Date: 2/24/2015 10:09:00 AM
Extremely powerful words, Nadiya...and so very truly written. Your final two verses sum it up so beautifully...this should do so well in the contest. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 2/25/2015 12:13:00 AM
Thank you Sandra... lov,nad
Date: 2/24/2015 9:25:00 AM
Beautiful verses interwoven with beautiful ideas, dear Nad!
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Date: 2/25/2015 12:12:00 AM
Thank you Demetrios:)
Date: 2/24/2015 8:34:00 AM
there is no black history only the history of mankind yes Nad. great writing...love. God bless...
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Date: 2/24/2015 9:01:00 AM
Thank your Rajat :).. be blessed