Favorite Poems http://boards.floetry.net/forums/12/ShowForum.aspxen-USCommunityServer 1.1 (Build: 1.1.0.50615)More that words--extremehttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/127652/ShowPost.aspxThu, 31 Aug 2006 18:16:14 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:127652mizzsoulsista6<DIV id=content><FONT face=Georgia color=#ee82ee size=4><EM>Saying I love you<BR>Is not the words I want to hear from you<BR>Its not that I want you<BR>Not to say, but if you only knew<BR>How easy it would be to show me how you feel<BR>More than words is all you have to do to make it real<BR>Then you wouldnt have to say that you love me<BR>Cos Id already know<BR><BR>What would you do if my heart was torn in two<BR>More than words to show you feel<BR>That your love for me is real<BR>What would you say if I took those words away<BR>Then you couldnt make things new<BR>Just by saying I love you<BR><BR>More than words<BR><BR>Now Ive tried to talk to you and make you understand<BR>All you have to do is close your eyes<BR>And just reach out your hands and touch me<BR>Hold me close dont ever let me go<BR>More than words is all I ever needed you to show<BR>Then you wouldnt have to say that you love me<BR>Cos Id already know<BR><BR>What would you do if my heart was torn in two<BR>More than words to show you feel<BR>That your love for me is real<BR>What would you say if I took those words away<BR>Then you couldnt make things new<BR>Just by saying I love you<BR><BR>More than words</EM></FONT></DIV>Lauryn Hillhttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/140176/ShowPost.aspxThu, 05 Oct 2006 17:47:20 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:140176teller1<P>When it hurts so bad, when it hurts so bad<BR>Why's it feel so good?<BR>When it hurts so bad, when it hurts so bad<BR>Why's it feel so good?</P> <P>I loved real, real hard once<BR>But the love wasn't returned<BR>Found out the man I'd die for<BR>He wasn't even concerned<BR>I tried, and I tried, and I tried<BR>To keep him in my life<BR>I cried, and I cried, and I cried<BR>But I couldn't make it right<BR>But I, I loved the young man<BR>And if you've ever been in love,<BR>Then you'd understand</P> <P>What you want might make you cry<BR>What you need might pass you by<BR>If you don't catch it,<BR>If you don't catch it,<BR>And what you need ironically<BR>Will turn out what you want to be<BR>If you just let it,<BR>If you just let it</P> <P>See, I thought this feeling<BR>It was all that I had<BR>But how could this be love<BR>And make me feel so bad?<BR>Gave up my power,<BR>I existed for you<BR>But whoever knew the voodoo you'd do?<BR>But I, I loved the young man<BR>And if you've ever been in love you'd understand<BR>What you want might make you cry<BR>What you need might pass you by<BR>If you don't catch it<BR>And what you need ironically<BR>Will turn out what you want to be<BR>If you just let it,<BR>What you want might make you cry<BR>What you need might pass you by<BR>If you don't catch it<BR>And what you need ironically<BR>Will turn out what you want to be<BR>If you just let it,<BR>If you just let it</P> <P>When it hurts so bad, when it hurts so bad<BR>Why's it feel so good?<BR>When it hurts so bad, when it hurts so bad</P> <P>When it hurts so bad, when it hurts so bad<BR>Why's it feel so good?<BR>When it hurts so bad, when it hurts so bad<BR>When it hurts so bad, when it hurts so bad<BR>When it hurts so bad, when it hurts so bad<BR>When it hurts so bad, when it hurts so bad</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P> </P></BLOCKQUOTE>Still I rise!!!http://boards.floetry.net/forums/141640/ShowPost.aspxMon, 09 Oct 2006 18:31:33 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:141640mskenthediva4<TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0> <TR> <TD> <DIV align=left> <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0> <TR> <TD><FONT size=4><FONT face=Georgia><FONT color=#800080><EM><B>Still I Rise</B><BR> </EM></FONT></FONT></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT face=Georgia color=#800080 size=4><EM></EM></FONT></TD></TR></TABLE></DIV></TD></TR> <TR> <TD> <DIV align=left> <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0> <TR> <TD><FONT face=Georgia color=#800080 size=4><EM> </EM></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT><FONT size=4><FONT face=Georgia><FONT color=#800080><EM>You may write me down in history<BR>With your bitter, twisted lies,<BR>You may trod me in the very dirt<BR>But still, like dust, I'll rise.<BR><BR>Does my sassiness upset you?<BR>Why are you beset with gloom?<BR>'Cause I walk like I've got oil wells<BR>Pumping in my living room.<BR><BR>Just like moons and like suns,<BR>With the certainty of tides,<BR>Just like hopes springing high,<BR>Still I'll rise.<BR><BR>Did you want to see me broken?<BR>Bowed head and lowered eyes?<BR>Shoulders falling down like teardrops.<BR>Weakened by my soulful cries.<BR><BR>Does my haughtiness offend you?<BR>Don't you take it awful hard<BR>'Cause I laugh like I've got gold mines<BR>Diggin' in my own back yard.<BR><BR>You may shoot me with your words,<BR>You may cut me with your eyes,<BR>You may kill me with your hatefulness,<BR>But still, like air, I'll rise.<BR><BR>Does my sexiness upset you?<BR>Does it come as a surprise<BR>That I dance like I've got diamonds<BR>At the meeting of my thighs?<BR><BR>Out of the huts of history's shame<BR>I rise<BR>Up from a past that's rooted in pain<BR>I rise<BR>I'm a black ocean, leaping and wide,<BR>Welling and swelling I bear in the tide.<BR>Leaving behind nights of terror and fear<BR>I rise<BR>Into a daybreak that's wondrously clear<BR>I rise<BR>Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave,<BR>I am the dream and the hope of the slave.<BR>I rise<BR>I rise<BR>I rise. <BR><BR><B>Maya Angelou</B></EM></FONT></FONT></FONT></FONT> </TD></TR></TABLE></DIV></TD></TR></TABLE>Poetry - Tamiahttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/140140/ShowPost.aspxThu, 05 Oct 2006 17:33:24 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:140140Honey21386<EM><FONT face=Georgia color=#808080 size=5>TAMIA LYRICS<BR><BR></FONT><FONT size=2><FONT face=Georgia color=#808080>"Poetry"<BR><BR>He said, It's like the grass that grows between the cracks of ghetto streets, relentless inspite of the neverlasting, I<BR>said baby dam you got lyrics, make it like poetry!<BR><BR>[Verse]<BR>The thugged out pimped out imagines release them save those roles for the young souls who believe them I want the<BR>undefineable, indescribleable and more, but so clear when you walk through that door, I said I want it hard, mystical,<BR>tender and correct without expectations with all of that met. Take me around the world, but please come direct, speak to<BR>me, speak to my heart<BR><BR>[Chorus]<BR>Make it like poetry, make it like poetry, poetry, poetry, give your flow slow to me give all night <BR>Make it like poetry, make it like poetry, poetry, poetry everything wrong you see make alright, make it like<BR><BR>[Verse]<BR>Kisses of raindrops wash away the pain, each stroke is a journey on a long train to a new destination, new meditation in<BR>love relization of possibilities he says to me I've given hard, mystical, tender and correct, without expectations yet all<BR>of them met, take me around the world, but please come direct speak to me, speak to my heart.<BR><BR>[Repeat Chorus]<BR>Make it like<BR>To be or not to be won't be any question<BR>Make it like<BR>The sling of arrows of outrageous love are gone<BR>Make it like<BR>A dream I can touch, a dream I can feel.<BR>Make it like<BR>Only you, only you can take me there<BR>Make it like<BR>Poetry, Poetry, Poetry<BR><BR>[Repeat Chorus until fade]<BR><BR>Yeah Poetry</FONT></EM><BR></FONT>The bus stophttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/140718/ShowPost.aspxFri, 06 Oct 2006 02:21:05 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:140718Simplicity&Complexity1<font color="#800080"><font face="Arial"><font size="2">okay so i aint write dis but i thought it was hella good & it should be posted on here. Lmao i got it from chicken noodle soup for the teenage soul Love & Friendship thought. Aiight here it goes...<br><br>Waiting at the bus stop<br>I shivered from the cold<br>when you walked up<br>it seemed as if<br>you were outlined all in gold.<br>You asked me if my shivering<br>was out of cold or fear,<br>I said the cold, i'm not afraid<br>for you to stand so near.<br><br>Then you removed your jacket<br>& handed it to me,<br>I shyly refused your jacket,<br>embarassed so, you see.<br>& back a step you took<br>"I'm Anna," I said extending my hand.<br>"Tobias," you said. We shook.<br><br>Day after day we stood,<br>waiting for the bus,<br>Not a single word spoken<br>by either one of us. <br>Until one day I turned to you<br>& Bravely started to say,<br>"I have a crush on you, Tobias, <br>& also, by the way - "<br><br>As i started to tell you what it was<br>that was burning on my mind<br>you told me that you liked me,too,<br>but the words were hard to find.<br>I smiled a smile that seemed to stretch<br>to both of my two ears<br>The Smiling & the happiness<br>Erasing all my fears.<br><br>& Now, my friend, you're dying<br>& theres Nothing i can do,<br>But sit with you & hold your hand<br>& be forever true.<br>Last night while you were sleeping,<br>your soul just slipped away,<br>The many words that filled my heart<br>were impossible to say.<br>As i was cleaning out the drawer<br>that stood beside your bed,<br>I found a letter addressed to me<br>& heard your voice speak as i read<br><br><i>my darling i am sorry that<br>i will have to leave so soon,<br>you know how much i love you<br>& i know you love me, too.<br>I hope you won't forget me<br>but please do try to move on,<br>I hope that you won't cry to much<br>when I am Dead & gone.<br><br></i>Two silent tears slid down my face<br>& moistened both my cheeks,<br>I won't get over the loss of you<br>not for days, & not for weeks.<br>I Continued reading the letter<br>that I held in both my hands,<br>My fingers numb as if they had<br>been wrapped in rubber bands.<br><br>Now i'm standing at the bus stop<br>where two years ago we met,<br>& as i stand here in the cold<br>I feel my cheeks start to get wet.<br>I don't think i will get over you,<br>never, not in any way,<br>Our anniversary would have been<br>two years ago today.<br><br>& on this lonely bus ride,<br>I sit alone without you near.<br>I hear a voice that might just be<br>the voice I've longed to hear.<br>The voice is from an angel<br>& his words are sweet & Strong.<br>He tells me, "Life's a treasure.<br>Learn to love again. Move on."<br><br>& through the words he whispers<br>I Finally start to see,<br>That although I'll always love you -<br>it's time to set you free.<br><br>-Anna Maier Chicken Noodle Soup for the teenage soul Love & Friendship<br></font></font></font>Oh me, oh my-Garnet Silkhttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/141129/ShowPost.aspxFri, 06 Oct 2006 19:59:06 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:141129waterlove0<FONT face=Tahoma size=2>Baby, don’t worry<BR>Don’t worry, oh, no, no, no<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>You’re so attractive<BR>Why are you behaving like this<BR>As if you’ve got doubts inside<BR>Baby, there’s no reason to hide<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>Not only good looking<BR>You’d like to taste her fine cuisine<BR>For you they’d make vacancy<BR>Baby, you’ve got you Ph.D.<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>Mmm...yeah<BR>Ah...ah...ah...<BR>Ooh...ooh...baby<BR><BR>Baby, you’ve got class<BR>You’re boss<BR>You know how to treat a man<BR>Don’t change a thing<BR><BR>Darling, I’m so proud of you<BR>Your examples are so true<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>You’re so attractive<BR>Why are you behaving like this<BR>As if you’ve got doubts inside<BR>Baby, there’s no reason to hide<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why<BR><BR>Not only good looking<BR>You’d like to taste her fine cuisine<BR>For you they’d make vacancy<BR>Baby, you’ve got you Ph.D.<BR><BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>Pretty, baby, don’t be shy<BR>Oh me, oh my<BR>I’m gonna tell you why</FONT>I Gotta Find Peace of Mindhttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/140307/ShowPost.aspxThu, 05 Oct 2006 19:16:02 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:140307Onceandagain7<A class=NoUnder href="http://www.lyricsondemand.com/l/laurynhilllyrics/index.html"><STRONG><FONT face=Verdana size=5>Lauryn Hill </FONT></STRONG></A> <P><FONT size=4><A class=NoUnderPlain href="http://www.lyricsondemand.com/l/laurynhilllyrics/igottafindpeaceofmindlyrics.html"><FONT face=Verdana>I Gotta Find Peace Of Mind </FONT></A></FONT> <P><FONT face=Verdana size=2><BR>I gotta find peace of mind<BR>I know another cord...<BR>I gotta find peace of mind<BR>See, this what that voice in your head says<BR>When you try to get peace of mind...<BR>I gotta find peace of mind, I gotta find peace of mind<BR>He says it's impossible, but I know it's possible<BR>He says it's impossible, but I know it's possible<BR>He says there's no me without him, please help me forget about him<BR>He takes all my energy, trapped in my memory<BR>Constantly holding me, constantly holding me<BR>I need to tell you all, all the pain he's caused, mmmm<BR>I need to tell I'm, I'm undone because, mmmm<BR>He says it's impossible, but I know it's possible<BR>He says it's impossible without him, but I know it's possible<BR>To finally be in love, and know the real meaning of<BR>A lasting relationship, not based on ownership<BR>I trust every part of you, cuz all that I... All that you say you do<BR>You love me despite myself, sometimes I fight myself<BR>I just can't believe that you, would have anything to do<BR>With someone so insecure, someone so immature<BR>Oh you inspire me, to be the higher me<BR>You made my desire pure, you made my desire pure<BR>Just tell me what to say, I can't find the words to say<BR>Please don't be mad with me, I have no identity<BR>All that I've known is gone, all I was building on<BR>I don't wanna walk with you, how do I talk to you<BR>Touch my mouth with your hands, touch my mouth with your hands<BR>Oh I wanna understand, the meaning of your embrace<BR>I know now I have to face, the temptations of my past<BR>Please don't let me disgrace, where my devotion lays<BR>Now that I know the truth, now that it's no excuse<BR>Keeping me from your love, what was I thinking of?<BR>Holding me from your love, what was I thinking of?<BR>You are my peace of mind, that old me is left behind<BR>You are my peace of mind, that old me is left behind<BR>He says it's impossible, but I know it's possible<BR>He says it's improbable, but I know it's tangeable<BR>He says it's not grabbable, but I know it's haveable<BR>Cuz anything's possible, oh anything is possible<BR>Please come free my mind, please come meet my mind<BR>Can you see my mind, oh<BR>Won't you come free my mind?<BR>Oh I know it's possible<BR>Anything, anything, anything, anything, anything, yeeey<BR>Anything, anything, anything, anything, yeeey<BR>Anything, anything, anything, anything, anything, yeeey<BR>Oh free! Free, free, free your mind<BR>Free, free your mind... free, free your mind<BR>Free, free, free, free your mind<BR>Oh, it's so possible, oh it's so possible<BR>I'm telling you it's possible, I'm telling you it's possible<BR>Free, free... free, free... free, free... get free now<BR>Free, free... free, free, free, free... free, free<BR>You're my peace of mind, that old me is left behind<BR>You're my peace of mind, you're my peace of mind<BR>He's my peace of mind, he's my peace of mind<BR>He's my peace of mind, he's my peace of mind<BR>What a joy it is to be alive<BR>To get another chance, yeah<BR>Everyday's another chance<BR>To get it right this time<BR>Everyday's another chance<BR>Oh what a merciful, merciful, merciful God<BR>Oh what a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful God<BR><I>[Repeat till fade]</I></FONT></P>The Stupid Thingshttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/140873/ShowPost.aspxFri, 06 Oct 2006 15:11:16 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:140873Onceandagain0<P><FONT face=Verdana size=4><A class=NoUnderPlain href="http://www.lyricsondemand.com/t/thickelyrics/index.html">The Stupid Things Lyrics</A> - Robin Thicke...when he was just Thicke<BR></FONT> <P><FONT face=Verdana size=2><BR>Just charge it to my account<BR>I hope I haven't gone over my limit<BR>With interest rates so swift<BR>No need to scream and shout<BR>No doubt if women are from Venus now<BR>I'll get to them somehow<BR><BR>All I want to do is please you<BR>Please myself by living my life too<BR><BR>And all the stupid things I do<BR>Have absolutely no reflection on How I feel about you<BR>How I feel about<BR>All the stupid things I do have absolutely no reflection on <BR>How I feel about you <BR>How I feel about you yeah<BR><BR>Oh yes I recall<BR>Skipping on breakfast to play basketball<BR>Then feeling two feet small<BR>Sometimes you read like William Shakes<BR>Your scent is sweet like Betty Crooker bakes<BR>I'd love to have your cake and eat it to<BR><BR>All I want to do is please you <BR>Please myself by living my life too<BR><BR>And all the stupid things I do<BR>Have absolutely no reflection on How I feel about you<BR>How I feel about<BR>All the stupid things I do have absolutely no reflection on <BR>How I feel about you <BR>How I feel about you yeah<BR><BR>And all the stupid things I do<BR>Have absolutely no reflection on How I feel about you<BR>How I feel about<BR>Oh how I feel about you<BR>How I feel about you yeah<BR><BR></FONT></P>the after effecthttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/137594/ShowPost.aspxSun, 01 Oct 2006 06:00:24 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:137594B.Alexander0We wait.. patiently awaiting that glance that made our heart beat. We stare.. Looking for that memory of what once was. We think.. of all the time spent in mourning from the first. We remember... What are we supposed to do? Do we re kindle? That flame has long since extinguished. Life anew. Thoughts of you. It did not last. the exorcism of a love. I pass.Be Strong-Sizzlahttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/109638/ShowPost.aspxSat, 08 Jul 2006 18:06:24 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:109638Chela3<FONT size=2>Intro Ooh whoa-ooh!<BR>Whoa,whoa...yeahh!<BR>Whoa-oh!<BR>Ey,ey!<BR>Yeah,you got to get going<BR>No time for sitting down<BR>Some people not knowing life is a cycle<BR>You got to know how to get around<BR>Woo!...hahh<BR><BR>Chorus Yes,you got to be strong<BR>And be all the best you can<BR>The world is out there,conquer your fears<BR>And don't you wait too long<BR>Yes,you got to be strong<BR>And be all the best you can<BR>The world is out there,conquer your fear<BR>And don't you wait too long<BR><BR>Verse 1 Ahhy! how you doing? long time I haven't seen you<BR>Hope you behaving yourself now like a good-behaving citizen<BR>Nothing come easy--you got to work hard,I'm telling you<BR>Hope and pray for the best 'cause I believe in you<BR>Not like the stereotype,cleanliness intriguing you<BR>Give thanks and praise for my life,and for us being here<BR>Children can't go to school,the system killing us <BR>There's good in us,and we've always wanna bring it out!<BR>Show the world what we got--the struggle continues,yow<BR>Check the conditions in which we living,yow<BR>Right now I come giving you<BR>That you work to be the winner<BR>All children,going to baby,that's how we continue<BR><BR>Chorus Yes,you got to be strong<BR>And be all the best you can<BR>The world is out there,conquer your fears<BR>And don't you wait too long<BR>Yes,you got to be strong<BR>And be all the best you can<BR>The world is out there,conquer your fear<BR>And don't you wait too long<BR><BR>Verse 2 People love fi lift expectation,that's fine with me<BR>Opportunity comes but once,so it's time for me<BR>I don't think of failure because the sun shine for me<BR>Something in the back of my head keep reminding me<BR>Keep on listening,you hear when I call<BR>There's good and bad,so just be good and stand tall<BR>A lot of people out there wish for me to fall<BR>I'm not scared--I pray to He who had created us all<BR>Evils and the demons--woo! I don't stop with them<BR>Hey,they don't like me? hey,what's up with them?<BR>I just can't do without Jah love<BR>Because it's like the oxygen<BR>I'm no in no folly--ah! doh gimme no crap with them<BR><BR>Chorus Yes,you got to be strong<BR>And be all the best you can<BR>The world is out there,conquer your fears<BR>And don't you wait too long<BR>Yes,you got to be strong<BR>And be all the best you can<BR>The world is out there,conquer your fear<BR>And don't you wait too long<BR><BR>Verse 1 Ahhy! how you doing? long time I haven't seen you<BR>Hope you behaving yourself now like a good-behaving citizen<BR>Nothing come easy--you got to work hard,I'm telling you<BR>Hope and pray for the best 'cause I believe in you <BR>Not like the stereotype,cleanliness intriguing you <BR>Give thanks and praise for my life,and for us being here<BR>Children can't go to school,the system killing us <BR>There's good in us,and we've always wanna bring it out<BR>Show the world what we got--the struggle continues,yow<BR>Check the conditions in which we living,yow<BR>Right now I come giving you<BR>That you work to be the winner<BR>All children,going to baby,that's how we continue<BR><BR>Chorus Yes,you got to be strong<BR>And be all the best you can<BR>The world is out there,conquer your fears<BR>And don't you wait too long<BR>Yes,you got to be strong<BR>And be all the best you can<BR>The world is out there,conquer your fear<BR>And don't you wait too long</FONT><BR><BR>someone to love by sadehttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/127573/ShowPost.aspxThu, 31 Aug 2006 17:09:57 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:127573soulraheem1Heaven please send to all mankind,<BR>Understanding and peace of mind.<BR>But, if it's not asking too much<BR>Please send me someone to love.<BR><BR>Show all the world how to get along,<BR>Peace will enter when hate is gone.<BR>But, if it's not asking too much,<BR>Please send me someone to love.<BR><BR>I lay awake night and ponder world troubles.<BR>My answer is always the same.<BR>That unless men put an end to all of this,<BR>Hate will put the world in a flame, (oh) what a shame.<BR>Just because I'm in misery.<BR>I'm not begging for no sympathy.<BR>But if it's not asking too much,<BR>Just send me someone to love.<BR>Taking you Waaay back to Shanice!http://boards.floetry.net/forums/136842/ShowPost.aspxThu, 28 Sep 2006 11:56:23 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:136842africanbreeze0Something by Shanice  - where did this group go?<br><br>Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Sitting in my class<br> Just drifting away<br> Staring into the windows of the world<br> I can't hear the teacher<br> His books don't call me at all<br> I don't see the bad boys<br> Tryin' to catch some play<br> 'Cause I love your smile<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> The clock at work says three<br> And I wanna be free<br> Free to scream, free to bathe<br> Free to paint my toes all day<br> My boss is lame you know<br> And so is the pay<br> I'm gonna put that new black mini<br> On my charge anyway<br> 'Cause I love your smile<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Time came and showed me your direction<br> Now I know I'll never ever go back<br> Taught me that<br> I can be a better girl<br> With love you give<br> You rock my world, you dig<br> Time came and showed me your direction<br> Now I know I'll never ever go back<br> Taught me that<br> I can be a better girl<br> With love you give<br> You rock my world, you dig<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo<br> I love your smile too young to die by jamiroquaihttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/127589/ShowPost.aspxThu, 31 Aug 2006 17:30:34 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:127589soulraheem1<H2>Too Young To Die</H2> <P>Everybody<BR>Don't want no war,<BR>'Cos we're too young to die,<BR>So many people,<BR>All around the world,<BR>Seen their brothers fry.<BR>What's the motive?<BR>In your madness.<BR>You've made my people cry.<BR>So politicians this time<BR>Keep your distance.<BR>'Cos we're too young to die.<BR>You know we're too young to die,<BR>You know we're too young to die,<BR>You know we're too young to die,<BR>You know we're too young to die,</P> <P>What's the answer?<BR>To our problems.<BR>I think we've gone too high,<BR>Little children,<BR>Never said a word now,<BR>But still they have to die.<BR>It won't be long.<BR>Dancing like we do now,<BR>To put this sad world right.<BR>So don't you worry,<BR>Suffer no more,<BR>'Cos we're too young to die.<BR>You know we're too young to die,<BR>You know we're too young to die,<BR>You know we're too young to die,<BR>You know we're too young to die,</P> <P>All gone when they drop the bomb.<BR>Can the politicians reassure?<BR>'Cos here I am presuming that<BR>Nobody wants a war<BR>There's so many people praying<BR>Just to find out if they're staying.<BR>But lately stately governments<BR>And disillusioned leaders,<BR>So full of empty promises<BR>But rarely do they feed us.<BR>Put our backs against the wall,<BR>Or don't we count at all?</P> <P>Can you decide,<BR>Are you mesmerised.<BR>Do you know which side you're standing?<BR>Cos when it falls gonna take us all.<BR>Gotta know what we're demanding,<BR>I never lie,<BR>Can't your hear the cry,<BR>Coming from on high,<BR><EM>WE'RE TOO YOUNG TO DIE.</EM></P>yo this is my joint... social drugs,lauryn hillhttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/111450/ShowPost.aspxFri, 14 Jul 2006 00:26:35 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:111450keisha_s2<P>Afraid to address<BR>The reality before me<BR>Too proud to confess<BR>That im addicted to a lie.<BR>So I seek temporary feeling<BR>To replace reality<BR>Though the truth is telling me I have to die,<BR>BUT IVE BEEN TAUGHT TO numb IT<BR>sedate it, don't confront it <BR>I hate when I find out <BR>That I can't get what I wanted<BR>This emotional tantrum<BR>Has become sort of an anthem playing everytime i need TO TAKE A LITTLE TRIP<BR><BR>To hide this condemnation<BR>I find a combination<BR>Of a man made stimulation<BR>to deny my situation<BR>Now this  unreality<BR>is distorting what I see<BR>Reporting back to me<BR>A sense of false security<BR><BR>So in my imagination<BR>I must find a recreation<BR>DESPERATELY and SEARCHING WAYS<BR>To alter my sensations<BR>theres no equilibrium<BR>inebriated till im numb<BR>intoxicated till im dumb<BR>to avoid confrontation<BR><BR>these social drugs<BR>messing with my mind<BR>these social drugs<BR>telling me im fine<BR><BR><BR>now this chemical analogy<BR>is our emotional reality<BR>these political<BR>traditional<BR>and ethical stimulants<BR>when the SOCIAL etiquette<BR>wont let us be too upset<BR>with the way things really are<BR>you try to camoflage regret<BR>and our religious structures<BR>tell us GOD want us to suffer<BR>to support a situation <BR>we all know is obligation<BR>and if you shun a complication<BR>they'll just gun your repuation<BR>like mob intimidation<BR>to enforce participation<BR><BR>see they need to keep us fiends<BR>to their lies and broken schemes<BR>and if you find another means <BR>you'retold you're being too extreme<BR>and if you wanted to get clean<BR>they'l just pull those  social strings<BR>holding up their social norms<BR>defying noble things<BR><BR>now were all stuck in tradition<BR>unable to state our position<BR>to afraid to contradict<BR>the expectations of the system<BR>when  the harsh reality<BR>is they've made Graves for you and me<BR>instead of saving you and me<BR>theyre just enslaving you and me.<BR><BR>these social drugs <BR><BR>these social drugs </P> <P>these social drugs<BR>messing with my mind<BR>these social drugs<BR>telling me im fine</P> <P>these social drugs                              messin wit my head                              these social drugs </P> <P>wont take me dead</P> <P>know what i mean</P>The Last Time; ~another Jill Scott poem~http://boards.floetry.net/forums/131755/ShowPost.aspxWed, 13 Sep 2006 19:49:39 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:131755MsButterfly941<P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>You</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>My first love</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>My first kiss</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>My first experience</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>There have bee n others since</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>But still we sex</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>When I don't have a love</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>Even when you might</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493></FONT> </P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>You</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>My constant</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>My anytime</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>My easy fix</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>Continuous</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>You know me</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>Memorized the spell</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>You used when I was sixteen</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>Pull it from thin air</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>Whenever you'd like</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>What I do</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493></FONT> </P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>You heat and passion</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>Us</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>Bodies banging</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>Waves crashing</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>We kiss like we used to</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>We move and grind like we used to</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>We grip and hold</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>We inhibition free too</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>And then I remember</FONT></P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493>I'm not sixteen anymore</FONT></P>