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The Black Prayer by Kadeejah(f): 3:50am On Jul 02, 2006
Did You Make Me Black Lord?

Did You Make Me Black Lord ,
Lord ,  Why did you make me black?
why did you make someone
the world would hold back?

Black is the color of dirty clothes,
of grimy hands and feet,
Black is the color of darkness,
of tired beaten streets,

Why did you give me thick lips,
a broad nose and kinky hair?
Why did you create someone
who receives the hated stare?

Black is the color of the bruised eye
when someone gets hurt,
Black is the color of darkness,
black is the color of dirt.

Why is my bone structure so thick,
my hips and cheeks so high?
Why are my eyes brown,
and not the color of the sky?

Why do people think I'm useless?
How come I feel so used?
Why do people see my skin
and think I should be abused?

Lord, I just don't understand,
What is it about my skin?
Why is it some people want to hate me
and not know the person within?

Black is what people are "Labeled"
when others want to keep them away,
Black is the color of shadows cast,
Black is the end of the day.

Lord you know my own people mistreat me,
and you know this just ain't right,
They don't like my hair, they don't like my
skin, as they say I'm too dark or too light!

Lord, don't you think
it's time to make a change?
Why don't you redo creation
and make everyone the same?

God's Reply:

Why did I make you black? Why did I make you black?

I made you in the color of coal
from which beautiful diamonds are formed,
I made you in the color of oil,
the black gold which keeps people warm.

Your color is the same as the rich dark soil
that grows the food you need,
Your color is the same as the black stallion and panther,
Oh what majestic creatures indeed!

All colors of the heavenly rainbow
can be found throughout every nation,
When all these colors are blended,
you become my greatest creation!

Your hair is the texture of lamb's wool,
such a beautiful creature is he,
I am the shepherd who watches them,
I will ALWAYS watch over thee!

You are the color of the midnight sky,
I put star glitter in your eyes,
There's a beautiful smile hidden behind your pain,
That's why your cheeks are so high!

You are the color of dark clouds
from the hurricanes I create in September,
I made your lips so full and thick,
so when you kiss, they will remember!

Your stature is strong,
your bone structure thick to withstand the
burden of time,
The reflection you see in the mirror,
that image that looks back, that is MINE!

So get off your knees,
look in the mirror and tell me what you see?
I didn't make you in the image of darkness,
I made you in the image of ME!
Re: The Black Prayer by eveseh(f): 8:34am On Jul 02, 2006
LOL sexy kadee,

good one kiss kiss
Re: The Black Prayer by tianshie(m): 5:36am On Jul 04, 2006
Evocative.
Re: The Black Prayer by hola2ng(m): 8:52am On Jul 04, 2006
Well done !!
Re: The Black Prayer by xtougo(m): 10:35am On Jul 04, 2006
hmm kadeeja what a nice one you wrote there, i would have stroked the living poo outa you if u only ended it on just your lousy creative prayer, but thank God he always have an answer to any of our quest. well that was good and i think u have a talent going, em can i get to see more poems of yours personally so that i can send mine to you as well and we could both critiscize eachothers poems.the email is xtougo@yahoo.com, meanwhile i will feel so bad if u let me know that m******fucker made u come quik, but it will all be becos u just slept there like a log of wood not even feelng the warmth of ma touch.(hahahahahahahha,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,just kidding)lol, but nice poem anyway. holla bak soon ok.
Re: The Black Prayer by raphy(m): 10:05pm On Jul 04, 2006
nize poem keep it up boy
Re: The Black Prayer by SvS(f): 10:06pm On Jul 04, 2006
nice poem kade baby
@raphy kadee is a girl
Re: The Black Prayer by Kadeejah(f): 11:19pm On Jul 04, 2006
@svs t
hanxx girl grin

@raphyy
ye im a girl lol

@xtougo
lol funny funny, imm@ get atchu dun wrry wink
Re: The Black Prayer by luvchild(f): 1:53am On Jul 24, 2006
Thumbs up smiley smiley Very Good, keep up the good work!!!
Re: The Black Prayer by Teezy(f): 1:56am On Jul 24, 2006
Seen. Love d poem tho smiley
Re: The Black Prayer by Nutter(m): 3:55am On Jul 24, 2006
xtougo:

hmm kadeeja what a nice one you wrote there, i would have stroked the living rubbish outa you if u only ended it on just your lousy creative prayer

cheesy Hilarious!


Nice poem Kadeejah.
Re: The Black Prayer by ikamefa(f): 4:10am On Jul 24, 2006
am not into poems @ kadeejah but i love this one cos i can relate to it
Nice one though, keep up the good work ! cheesy
Re: The Black Prayer by diddy4(m): 4:35am On Jul 24, 2006
nice poem i like it.
Re: The Black Prayer by Brownsuga(f): 12:24am On Jul 27, 2006
That is one lovely poem!
Kadee gal, u pure talent, u go gal!

ps: Make sure you harvest that potential to the fullest,
Put some work together, publish or sth,

BS
Re: The Black Prayer by tiggy(m): 3:32pm On Jul 27, 2006
BEAUTIFUL kip it up
Re: The Black Prayer by Keisha(f): 11:19pm On Jul 27, 2006
Beautiful
Re: The Black Prayer by MadameT1: 6:28pm On Apr 05, 2007
shocked There is a poetry imposter here. I am the original poet who wrote this so called "Black Prayer" and by the way it has another title. Did you know that you are not the only person claiming to have wrote this. Don't take credit for other peoples' work.



SO B ORIGINAL                                                                               MADAME "T"
Re: The Black Prayer by Yusufadeto(m): 11:37am On Apr 07, 2007
Its a lovely poem, though i did not know who wrote it oriniginal, whoever does is a pure talent, the poem is so lovely, it contain loads of suspense as well because you will want to read it to the end. I love it alot, i really commend the writer for good work, will like to read more of poems like this
Re: The Black Prayer by Kadeejah(f): 5:39am On Apr 17, 2007
Madame T:

shocked There is a poetry imposter here. I am the original poet who wrote this so called "Black Prayer" and by the way it has another title. Did you know that you are not the only person claiming to have wrote this. Don't take credit for other peoples' work.



SO B ORIGINAL MADAME "T"


I never said i wrote it undecided


and i know u didnt write it neither *coughcough* =)

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