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Born And Raised Poems

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A letter to my soon to be woman,Part 1
Dear You,

I’ve been having funny dreams lately. I see you walking into my life with parachutes and lots of bags – baggage. Yes, I know we are about to fly, but are you ready to carry my luggage too? I’ve...Read More
Categories: born and raised, crush, feelings, for her,
Form: ABC

Cannot ask
Born and raised
Lightyears away now
Still keep the
Tally on the iron wall
The thousands and
Thousands of
Silver lines
The same daily routine
Do you see
The same moon rising
The same sun setting
In the horizon?
Are you breathing in
The same
Tequila sunrise as me?
Keeping count
Still keeping count
I know I
Can't...Read More
Categories: born and raised, abuse, feelings, missing you, moon, sun, together,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Villanelle: Never political but spiritual the ancient Indo-Chinese pilgrim ties
Villanelle : Never political but spiritual the ancient Indo-Chinese pilgrim ties

       In Memory of the late pathologist (and amateur Astronomer) 
Associate Professor CHONG Siew Meng, National University of Singapore*

Never political but spiritual the ancient...Read More
Categories: born and raised, race, relationship, religion, spiritual,
Form: Villanelle
Sad reality
This world is a lonely place full of phony fakes drug addicts killers and pedophiles and those who rape
lowly snakes who pretend to smile but only chase the dollar signs coz that cash really motivates 
there's alot of good people...Read More
Categories: born and raised, abuse, addiction, africa, age, anger, change, depression,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Codex: RED

"Codex: RED"

Babylon, hear their tall voices
Legion swallows dark wings
Mystery through open windows calling

Gossamer threads she wears
Fresh and glistening, a wet cup to parched lips

Here, is the open gate - slick and fast
A Whore, like hot legs wrapped around the Sun...Read More
Categories: born and raised, birth, death, god, humanity, i am, technology,
Form: Free verse

Victims of insurgency
Half choked by a rising paroxysm of rage, then nisus,
The brittle and mirthless smile on his face were pathetic,
A nonaged;
Amputated and broken with a heart big but beats quiet,
Suddenly, he sighed deeply, from a kind of mental depletion.

His eyes were...Read More
Categories: born and raised, fear, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Muhammad Ali and Casus Clay
Muhammad Ali is who he is,and who he can "Only Be": And Casus Clay is the name his mother named him at birth as he perpetuated into "The new name of "Muhammad Ali".Muhammad Ali floats like a "Butterfly"and "Stings"like a"Knock...Read More
Categories: born and raised, 12th grade, 3rd grade, africa, america, anniversary,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Good-neighbor-liness Disease
She had the disease only small-town women usually get
But she got it, and she was a New Yorker.
Born and raised on three blocks.
An anomaly.

Always wanting to help someone
Asking if we needed anything
Arranging the cakes for others weddings
Never having one of...Read More
Categories: born and raised, hero, people, tribute, woman, women,
Form: Free verse
Presidential reflections

Donald Trump, the U.S President
And White House resident,
Likes to use a mirror as his muse,
Producing some quite controversial views.

Born and raised in trendy New York City,
He keeps his golden hair swept back and pretty.
His wagging finger points at all fake...Read More
Categories: born and raised, political,
Form: Clerihew
The One And Only
I'm a poet and they're saying I got my own style,
I'm wild and vile in how I lay out the tile, no denial.
singers like Elvis Pressley, there was only one,
only one Michael Jackson, a one not some.
so do it your...Read More
Categories: born and raised, humorous, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Colors Of Land And Life
In the colorful region of America where I was born and raised, the colors                          ...Read More
Categories: born and raised, america, color, earth, people,
Form: Narrative
A place called home
Born and raised in the streets of Soweto 
Ndofaya, kasi lama kasi is what i call it 
Grew up in search for gold 
all i found was coal 
A shack for a house but it was home
The streets made you...Read More
Categories: born and raised, education,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Judging Behavior
I was on one continent and she another.
Both of us were always writing letters to each other.
I felt that we were headed in a romantic direction,
so I booked a flight destined for her location.
She was so lovely and ever so...Read More
Categories: born and raised, culture, environment,
Form: Rhyme
My African Queen
She is a beautiful dark lady born and raised in Africa.I find her so beautiful,that when she comes to mind, i become overwhelmed and speechless because I am heavily captivated by everything in her. I was more dumbfounded when I...Read More
Categories: born and raised, africa, emotions, fashion, love, nature, poems, sexy,
Form: Acrostic
Because i am black
Black is the color of my hair not my mind...
My mind is colorful
I may be black but my future is shining brighter like the rays of the sun
I am a black African child, nothing can ever change that...
The African spirit...Read More
Categories: born and raised, race,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Ballad of Villonia Beebe, Part 3: Obituary
The following item was recently discovered in the archives of the "Toad Suck Monthly News Express":

Mrs. Villonia Beebe has passed away,
She was Toad Suck's most famous attraction.
Born June 26, 1900,
Died June 26, 2014,
A century plus of continuous action.

She was born...Read More
Categories: born and raised, humor, obituary,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member What Is White
Lost in a Land of Gold and Honey

What is white?
What do you call white?

White can be a mixture of races like shepherd pie.
A mixture of vegetables, meat, spices, then creating a seal of mashed potatoes.
All you see is the...Read More
Categories: born and raised, racism,
Form: Free verse
Good Friend

Born and raised by a woman of great integrity 
This humble beginnings formed his identity 
With the willingness to work hard and remain focus
Adding this to his outstanding personality is a bonus 
Because such individuals are difficult to find
I can...Read More
Categories: born and raised, art, beauty, brother, care, celebration, character, cheer
Form: Personification
Unrepairable Heart
Born and raised in you
You, I heard in my dreams
Dreams made me live you alive
Alive, you were all of me

I walked and slept in you
You were my sun and my rain
Rain filled up and down my brain
Brain, without you I...Read More
Categories: born and raised, anxiety,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Lyrics of Bigflo and Oli's DOMMAGE: What a Pity, Translated by T Wignesan
Lyrics of Bigflo & Oli's hit song, Dommage: “T’is a Pity!” Translated by T. Wignesan

(Two brothers: Florian (the elder with the “Big” prefix) and Olivio ORDONEZ, born and raised in music from an early age in Toulouse by their musician...Read More
Categories: born and raised, depression, desire, french, song,
Form: Free verse
Few Words From Our Mother Earth
Don't call me by Rudia or Entland !
The Nile , Amazon and Ganga are all 
Are all my tears, that you see on your sand.
My Entlish! My Rudians ! To whom you call
"Mother"? . When 'twas I who did womb...Read More
Categories: born and raised, birth, brother, family, metaphor, mom, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
Ballad Of The Oppressed
I do not fear one that bleeds like me
My death is certain, we are born and raised to leave
It is my name that shall live when my shadow runs to flee
It is my child that shall rise to walk my...Read More
Categories: born and raised, corruption, death, discrimination, freedom, integrity, language, mountains,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Assaulted Peanuts
Assaulted Peanuts

They rode across the Western Hills,
For the land of Middle Eyed Bong,
To raid the Salted Peanut Trees,
Of King Pod and his merry throng.

Who were they, this reckless band,
Dare to plunder with motley crew.
They knew not what their fate would...Read More
Categories: born and raised, adventure, fun, nonsense, silly,
Form: Rhyme
A day should be remembered
A day should be remembered
That a gentle mother carried a beautiful soul
A soul that belongs to the world to live with love
A lovely creation that God has molded to prepare for her lap...

A day should be remembered
That a child was...Read More
Categories: born and raised, age, birth, birthday, faith, life,
Form: Free verse
Dante Reed Jr
What do they want to know 
About me?
I'm fun loving, charismatic
A strong Leader 
Who's Diplomatic 
Never ask for much 
I handle mines
By any "means" 
I Can read between the lines 
I'm the one people Love
I'm the flower that rose "above"
Concrete...Read More
Categories: born and raised, age, america, angel, beautiful, beauty, career,
Form: Free verse