Category : POEM

POEM OF THE DAY: LIFE THROUGH MY EYES BY TUPAC SHAKUR

LIFE THROUGH MY EYES    Life through my bloodshot eyes would scare a square 2 death poverty,murder,violence and never a moment 2 rest Fun

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POEM OF THE DAY: AMBITION OVER ADVERSITY BY TUPAC SHAKUR

AMBITION OVER ADVERSITY    Take one’s adversity Learn from their misfortune Learn from their pain Believe in something Believe in yourself Turn adversity into

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POEM OF THE DAY: PASSING TIME BY MAYA ANGELOU

PASSING TIME    Your skin like dawn Mine like musk   One paints the beginning of a certain end.   The other, the end

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POEM OF THE DAY: SISTERS BY LUCILLE CLIFTON

SISTERS     me and you be sisters. we be the same. me and you coming from the same place. me and you be greasing

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POEM OF THE DAY: THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE BY TUPAC SHAKUR

THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE    Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature’s law

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POEM OF THE DAY: BAD DAY BY KAY RYAN

BAD DAY   Not every day is a good day for the elfin tailor. Some days the stolen cloth reveals what it was made

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POEM OF THE DAY: TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL BY MAYA ANGELOU

TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL We, unaccustomed to courage exiles from delight live coiled in shells of loneliness until love leaves its high holy temple

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POEM OF THE DAY: THE LESSON BY MAYA ANGELOU

THE LESSON    I keep on dying again. Veins collapse, opening like the Small fists of sleeping Children. Memory of old tombs, Rotting flesh

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POEM OF THE DAY: A POEM OF FRIENDSHIP

A POEM OF FRIENDSHIP We are not lovers because of the love we make but the love we have We are not friends because

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POEM OF THE DAY: DREAMS BY LANGSTON HUGHES

DREAMS Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams

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POEM OF THE DAY: ABIKU BY WOLE SOYINKA

ABIKU Wanderer child. It is the same child who dies and           returns again and again to plague the mother.                                                             –Yoruba

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POEM OF THE DAY: THE CRAZY WOMAN BY GWENDOLYN BROOKS

THE CRAZY WOMAN     I shall not sing a May song. A May song should be gay. I’ll wait until November And sing a

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