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The Upside of Things

Words of Confusion

Words of Confusion

By Alika Turner

 

 

Eyes closedwords

 

No light to see

 

No hands for support

 

Patiently waiting

 

Waiting forwords

 

Freedom

 

Truth

 

Answers

 

wordsHearts have bleed

 

Mothers have wept

 

Fathers continue to fight

 

Children yearn for needs

 

We starve for more of the unknown

 

No voicewords

 

No interpreter

 

No vision of our future

 

Still we travel along a path

 

wordsUneven

 

Broken

 

Unfinished

 

So many differences

 

But all the same goalwords

 

Happiness

Wealth

Life

Everlasting

 

Continuously surrendering to

 

wordsFear

 

Confusion

 

Misguidance

 

We all suffer from some sort of illusion

 

While eluding realitywords

 

But giving in to temptation

 

Words of Confusion

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About Little Black Village

Little Black Village promotes higher education, personal development, and international exposure for African American youth. Little Black Village is a dedicated to discussing and exploring ways of keeping our black youth from dropping out of high school and encouraging them in seeking higher education and living up to their fullest potential. Little Black Village is also committed to making a difference in the black community by encouraging its members to share their voices through social media outlets, lead by example by taking an active role in mentoring a black youth, connecting families to educational resources and actively taking part of community services in and out of our communities.

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2 thoughts on “Words of Confusion

  1. Gave me chills as I read it. Wow…

    Posted by teachermrw | August 19, 2013, 3:48 am

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