Truce, written by Poet Angela Khristin Brown

If I were to tell you
 what someone told me, 
I might miss a detail or two.
I hold inside broken dreams,
 broken lies, 
broken promises I step aside.
Black and white
Im rage, love and hate
 like two birds in a bush. 
With all the rage and madness
What am I left to do.
Thoughts of suicide, 
race through my mind
from time to time
I racing time.
Black and white
I heard the rumors
A thousand times
I ain't goin no where,
I break down in cry.
My tears flowing
into the river of life.
Black on white
building blocks of promise
we live in fear
danger is near.
Black and white
I'm afaid of the dark
I can not trust
I do not know
this course of history.
Black and white
have become the colors
no one understands.
we are in troubled waters
pointing at words of blame
at one another 
waiting in the waters of pain
you hating me
I am not like you
I hating you
You don't know me
well enough to spread 
those rumors.
Black and white
in all hatread
love and war
the rumors spread
 got our feelings hurt,
by the words being shared
in truth and dare,
we are both confused
and unaware,
we failed to forgive
we dared to learn to channel our hate
in goodnes and health
we build these walls
we made these walls
we bcome these walls
we tear down these walls
we rise, we fall
life is not a game
we  love, we hate 
one in the same
I must define my purpose
with the words needed to say

letting go

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 6/22/2017 4:00:00 AM
A deep, meaningful verse. Congrats Angela, for having your work featured in the Poetry Soup homepage!!! ;-)
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Date: 6/20/2017 12:40:00 PM
I loved your poem and understand. Great work. Congrats on your Featured Poem of this week.
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Date: 6/4/2017 3:01:00 PM
There is too much war and hate in the world. You are right, it's time to tear down the walls. Welcome to PoetrySoup
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