Let’s Talk Love


LET’S TALK LOVE

My first topic of conversation for Good Conversation Wednesday is Love. What is love? Is love something that can be defined or measured? Well, to find out more about love the first thing that I did was what we all do now when we want to know more about something, I simply Googled it. The first thing that came up about love was Wikipedia’s explanation. Wikipedia defined Love as “an emotion of strong affection and personal attachment.” Of course I couldn’t just trust Wikipedia, I then looked to Dictionary.com for how they defined love. Dictionary.com defined love as a “profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.” As a second definition Dictionary.com stated almost the exact definition of Wikipedia. I then decided that I would look for a more philosophical approach, so I opened my Bible and searched for the Biblical definition. In all simplicity, the Bible’s definition of love is “God.” The Bible then goes on to say some of the things that love does in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, 13. The actual definition of love I believe is most similar to that of the Bible’s “God is love”. If you are a believer or not, it doesn’t change the meaning of Love. God is something that can not be defined or measured much like I think love can not be summed up into mere words or measured by the standards of men and women. I also believe that we as humans make foolish attempts at love knowing that a true, pure love is beyond our real reach. We are able to show affection and care, which we mistake for love. Some of us are even able to make sacrifices for the good of the one we “love.” To say that we are able to fully express love in its purest form would be to discredit what love really is.

I hope that my opinions aren’t offensive to you and that you will share your thoughts on love and what it means to you. This is an open forum. You can post your feelings on the topic, even if it is a link back to an article, blog post, or poem you wrote. I want you to share your thoughts! Hey and if you feel like you have an idea for next Wednesday’s conversation, I’d love to hear it. Remember, for your topic you get the credit!

Love Kills


Love Kills

A broken heart is in so many ways is like death
Even has that moment right before your last breath
Where you replay the good times like flashbacks of your life
This can’t be all that love is like
In the beginning all laughs and smiles
Then love grows like a child
It matures
Into something that is no longer pure
Doesn’t have the same allure
Now tainted by the flaws of man
Maybe love should be left in Gods hand
The power of love has taken many lives
Not only evil but good men and women have died
So now I sit with the question
To be or not to be any suggestions?

It’s a new dawn it’s a new day!!


A NEW WRITE FOR ME

A new  chapter begins. I am taking my blog in a new direction.  I felt confined with  only sharing my poetry with the world. Poetry is part of who I am as a person and as a writer, not all of me.  I would like to share with the world more pieces of the mind of Percy Freeman Jr.  I am not trying to change the world, just leave my mark on it. I hope you will enjoy this journey to a new place. You as the reader have become my road buddy and a road trip is only as fun as the people you take it with.
Now with that introduction out of the way, it’s time to set some expectations. I will still have a weekly poem. I am bumping my poetry sharing day to Tuesday, so I can connect with my friends over at Http://www.dversepoets.com. The new topics added to my blog will be:

  • Good Conversation, which will be posted on Wednesdays. I hope that you will stop by to share your thoughts on that day’s conversation and even suggest a topic for the next Wednesday’s conversation. If we use your topic, then of course credit for the topic will be given to you.
  • Made Me Look which  will be posted on Sunday. This will be a collection of things from the prior week that I felt were note worthy and the things that made me take a second look. Poems from another blog, Fashion, Tech, News… If it made me say hmm then it will be there on Sunday.

Fairytale


Fairytale

I keep trying to write when the author sits above
Humbled by my own failed attempts at love
I should have known better than to try to create a fairy tale
I thought I could make the good knight prevail
Pen no longer in hand I realize my fail
I some how create a beautiful story but botch the happy ending
Well I guess it was a shaky beginning
I thought this would be different
I thought I figured out what my story was missing
Nope
Here we both sit at the end of our rope
From a fairy tale to reality
From being a knight, to wondering what happened to me
I guess I should have realized early I’m a mere man
Who am I to decide my life’s plan

Man and Woman


Man & Woman

I want to take you far away from your fears
But that would mean that you leave me here
I see thru that hard exterior
Through that beautiful smile you feel so inferior
My daily compliments
Do nothing for your confidence
You heart so battered and bruised
I guess from the many times you have been used
You see that for your love I’d pay the price
But it’s like the pain is your vice
Let me be you knight in shining armor
The battle I go thru for the former
My actions speak louder than my words
But even those go unheard
A wounded woman, that may never heal
This poem all to real