Black Poetry : A Black Man's Introduction

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Bishop, Feb 12, 2005.

  1. Bishop

    Bishop Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I’m a black man
    And proud to be
    You can beat me
    Chain me
    Lynch me
    But I cannot be stopped
    Kill me
    But you cannot destroy me
    For I live beyond the body
    I am the embodiment
    Of knowledge
    Creativity
    Harmony
    Something that this world
    Cannot afford to lose
    You can shun me
    But you need me
    In order for you to exist
    Carrying this world
    Upon my shoulders
    My land
    Has brought you prosperity
    Yet you return it to me
    Used and abused
    Ghettos you call them
    But I take the ghetto
    And reconstruct it
    To something you never thought
    I could do
    A weapon
    Of motivation that
    Stirs minds
    And empowers
    Others to dream big
    Yes there are casualties
    And failures
    Yet thru it all
    I shall thrive
    Survive
    For my path cannot be deterred
    To deny me
    Is to deny yourself
    For I have made you what you are
    You cannot forget about me
    For I am everywhere
    You cannot run
    Don’t try to hide
    For where you go
    I am already there
    Wherever you try to escape
    I’ve already been there
    I am the Black Man
    And may God have mercy upon your soul
    If you ever try to forget it.
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    man this one ring loud and clear and unforgetable
    awesome flow brutha Bishop.
     
  3. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    what an introduction...this was awesome work poet

    Angel
     
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    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The Full Gospel

    Yeah boy... scorch the earth policy in full effect!

    The Bishop done outspoke the pope. :hearthis:
     
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    :bowdown:

    xtreme legend has struck with much truth...
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Such a powerful scribe speaking of the eternal strength of the Black man needs to be framed. Wow. Flow on brotha.
     
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    PositiveMindset Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Let me compose myself...
    ...whew...

    Hard 2 introduce who they already know.

    Very nice piece.

    Peace.
     
  8. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Awesomely true piece
     
  9. IlladelThug

    IlladelThug Active Member MEMBER

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    this wuz outstanding...i wuz feelin this drop 4 real...keep up the good work...u one of my favorites here...1
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    a heavy hiting deep scribe indeed
     
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