Poet Introduction i've been writing since the ninth grade. Started out doing love and pain stuff. Switched to more inspirational and instructive words as i've gotten closer to 50. lots of my work is self therapeutic. Hope to help someone else.
In its purest form Is simply lack of knowledge (Hosea 4:6) Quite often this word is used as an insult. Synonymous with STUPID. As such, it can easily throw a man off his game if he is not careful and attentive.
But if you don't know that you don't know. And what you don't know is irrelevant to your life; Then Ignorance truly is Bliss!!
But if a man can ignore the connotation, and stick to the denotation, he can easily over come the undesired stigma and realities of ignorance.
I was 18 before discovering that Jimi Hendrix was not White. ...
To the ears of the unhearing Screams go unheard Unnoticed Like a whisper in a whirlwind
Only when the tornado removes the roof of the pampered and privileged And only as torrents fall upon and tarnish a closet full of Armani's finest and rain ruins that $400 hairdo Will those who look away Finally look at what was happening all around them all along
As the water rises higher inside the walls of a now roofless bowl that was once an impenetrable fortress We, who have learned to swim the raging rivers, shall see if that...