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You Are My Light ( Jason Smith-Lafayette, LA)

You are the candle that lights my way,
You are the one who tells me to stay.

When I am lost and full of doubt,
You are the one who helps me out.

When I think I have nothing left and am at my end,
You are the one who shows me you are my best friend.

I love you darling with all my heart,
You tell me that was where we got our start.

I need you baby to be my light,
You tell me everything will be alright.

You stay with me through thick and thin,
That’s why I know we will be together till the end.

To you I have given my heart and soul,
Because us together makes me whole.

I will love you till the end of time,
You tell me you love me and that you are mine.

So when it is dark and I can not see,
You are the light that is with me.


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Louisiana Words History: Harvey LeBeouf and the Rise of Rural Louisiana

Harvey LeBeouf, the 8th accomplished Louisiana Words Allstar and the 2nd quickest writer to rise to this status since 2015, has brought in the most followers than any other writer in the history of Louisiana Words since 2014. He has racked in the most #1 poems and been consistently in the top 3 for Best of Week since Winter 2019. He gained Allstar status quickly having many poems under his belt with many more to come! A native of Kaplan, 27 people have joined the community ranking Kaplan at #6 in the top 10 places following. Yes! Kaplan the 1st rural town to beat out larger places like Shreveport (currently not in the top 10). Now living in Lake Charles, Harvey has also brought in 19 followers for Lake Charles ranking them #10. Both places are currently listed on the Louisiana Words Tour coming in the Winter 2020. Thank you, Harvey!

I’m Not a Nigger (Louis Toliver Jr - Swartz, LA)

You called me a “nigger” One word to rule me  Your word bullet of hate 
You’re life is a such hell  You think 6 letters  Justify your fake inferiority 
Just 6 letters  I got those and 20 more  Together
My mind is bulletproof I’m so far above you  I can call you scum in 6 different languages 
You can’t hide in white pride You are hate  You’re the nigger

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