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Love For My Thug
by Carol D. Mitchell
Saturday, August 30, 2008
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Brotherly Love

 

Love for my Thug
 
DeShawn is a thug he pimps through the hood
Clacking homemade dice all three made of wood
 
Phat pants roll deep way below his knees
No belt at his ankles; getting all dees
 
To the principal’s office - suspended again
DeShawn rolls out while I stroll in
 
He said, brother, Daryl, talking to me
"Have love for your thug;
But, for not what you see"
 
I paced to our corner hiding tears on the mound
Watching "D" pimping in, then rolling out of town
 
More tears in my eyes; dear heaven up above
"D" is my brother; I got nothing but love
 
A heart gets weak when it comes to my thug
Don't want to stop seeing
When it's brotherly love!
 
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Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 5/19/2009
You have such a big heart with a ton of love that can never be replace.You are a talented and special writer with gifts that are amazing to share.I enjoy reading your poetry.take care.I hope to see more of your poetry in the future

Edwin
Reviewed by Chris Wright 12/31/2008
Very good poem! It's always good to look beyond the someone's faults and see the bigger picture of that person. Well said sista!
Reviewed by 000 000 10/1/2008
Loving the words of your writing. You have talent in bringing messages to everyone.
CarolHawks
Reviewed by Connie Faust 8/31/2008
Carol, your upbringing has given you priceless insights and values that have bypassed many. They are the less fortunate. This is another poem from the depths of your caring heart.

You may be the ONLY one who shows him that endless love. It breaks your heart to see one of your own on such a path, but your steadfast love may one day be the key to his redemption.



Connie
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 8/31/2008
Carol, you have brought me to tears with this. You write with such love and such care. Beautiful work...really.
Reviewed by Stuart McCallum 8/31/2008
Carol,
Your beautiful poem expresses your strength within, showing stong and caring emotions. You have a sincere heart which will always hold you in good stead, everything you write is powerful and profound.

Fabulous write, touched me deeply
Sunshine always, Stuart

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