Black Poetry : A B.I.T.S Player (for my brothers in flight GQ and dnommo)

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by blakverb, May 28, 2001.

  1. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hey fam, yeah I am supposed to be gone but I didn't get a chance to post this before I took flight. I'm not sure if these brothers will see this ,but, I know God will let them feel my spirit.


    A B.I.T.S Player

    I am a "B.I.T.S" player
    a "Brother In The Struggle"

    and I understand that/

    blak men need to stand next
    to blak men and overstand blak men
    to really be blak men in this
    struggle

    ballistic test
    statistics
    and hedonistic cravings

    attack/define/emcompass us
    we are the encapsulated enslaved
    to stereotypes of
    murderers/irresponsible baby daddies/
    and keeping weak spirits chained
    to crack pipes

    real blak men denounce/deflect/decry/
    and deny the labels that "kill us"
    before we're even encountered
    to counter the lies

    I have lived past 24 / because
    of brothers like GQ and dnommo
    whose scribes pick me up
    cause "I ain't heavy"
    / when my pen grows weak/
    a corellation to my spirit..............

    when the struggle has me
    on the run / when I get tired of
    fighting.....

    yet, with these "B.I.T.S" players
    standing beside me in Soul
    and brotherhood......................

    the blood flows with the passion
    of a people......
    and I continue to move on.

    (c)2001 blakverb


    * You "cats" (as my late grandpops would say) are my brothers. When our paths cross we shall conversate and "make up for lost time."
     
  2. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blak~

    This is such a terrific piece. As you already
    know I love your gift of creatively cultivating
    scribes from the mind and how you set them
    out on display before all to absorb.

    You are a remarkable poet!

    Oneluv.
     
  3. UbZoRbShUn

    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    VERB

    THEY ARE SURE TO ENJOY THIS AND YOU KNOW THEY FELT THE VIBE AND READ THE PIECE.



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