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Ebonic Exhaustion (includes audio link)
by Cynth'ya Lewis cynthyaspeaks@gmail.com
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Describes those days when you want to call the American Dairy Association and volunteer your photo for their milk cartons as a missing person.



Sometimes my life gets to. . .

Spinnin' n-uh

Hummin' 'n-uh

Buzzin' 'n-uh

Rockin' to the Reelin'

SO FAST

that my friends hafta holla,

"GiT-a-GrIp girlfren' --an' chill;

cuz ever'-thang's gonna work out......................someday."

("WHEW!" to myself I say.)

So, I slam on the brakes

reduce the heat index inside my

maserati-state-of-mind, and flip on the caution lights. . .

then, I ask myself,

"Self, now are you crazy 'nuff to think the Lord God wouldn't have you a-carryin'all these strange beasts of burden if He knew you would NOT be okay?"

so 'guess it just seems that

NEXT time when I bust loose into a tail spin all I need to do is simply take my second-wind and search out into the sublime

and perhaps I'll find all that Spinnin' 'n-uh

Hummin' 'n-uh

Buzzin' wasn't at all worth

the kamakazi commotion

much less the richter-scale rockin' an' a-reelin',

(and y'all know what?) surprisingly

I find I'm a-feelin' a bit less tense,

not to mention, WAY less dense that when I

hit the cockpit this mornin' and headed down life's daily runway

So "THANK YOU Su-WEET JESUS"

for another perspective/I've been blessed to slip my feet into milk and honey promised land of Calgon,

and babycakes, if beat-down feets could testify, my 10 cantata toes would be-a-shoutin' a hallelujah chorus of

"e-YAY-man!"

2004 by cynth'ya lewis reed

Cynth'ya blasts off with Ebonic Exhaustion

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Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Wise write!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
i like! wonderful write! :D (((HUGS)))
Reviewed by Donna Quesinberry
when i hit the cockpit this morning and took off

that's what they are thinking on the freeway to work

good write,
thanks,
d.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Amen! Loved this write, and your great graphic!
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