Black Poetry : A Mic is A Mic is A MIC

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  1. Nahshon

    Nahshon Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A Mic is A Mic is
    A MIC
    and they’ve come to rip it
    pull its’ cord clear out the socket.
    To blow it up with verbal bombs
    over-enthusiastically they’ve lost their calm
    some of their words just belong
    on the walls of johns
    cause all their doing is talking shi+.
    At 90 words a minute
    90 words a minute
    90 words a minute
    Trying to fit
    as many word phrases and hooks as they can
    thinking that ripping mics
    is the only way to win poetry slams
    Me I don’t give a d*mn,
    about pieces that violently
    trip about the shi+ they rip.

    A Mic is A Mic is
    A MIC
    and they’ve come to rip it
    pull its’ cord clear out the socket.
    They consider themselves
    lyrical masters
    when others consider them
    as verbal master-baters.
    Strictly saying things for shock value
    is valueless if it’s not truth
    from your soul.
    Strictly using your verbal
    skills to break **** apart destructively never building, never making
    anything whole.

    A Mic is A Mic is
    A MIC
    and I’ve come to heal it
    cause this microphone is alive
    with ancient griot spirits.
    After they’ve ripped this here mic to death
    I come right behind them and resurrect
    healing mics from
    foul verbal breath
    treat it like a child nestled against mothers breast
    I put out my hand touch mic
    and it is healed
    pull out verbals that audiences can feel
    unwrap my poetry scrolls and break the seventh seal
    without subjecting audience to rhetoric
    I speak thoughts on just about any subject
    from time
    to the n*ggaz that be droppin dime
    from metaphysics
    to whack hip hop lyrics
    from love
    to safe sex body gloves
    from hate
    to kicking ***** of n*ggaz that rape
    from truth
    to what the hell is happening to the youth
    from lies
    to what happens when microphones die
    when they die
    I come by and gain respect cause I came to teach minds while I mic
    resurrect.
    So after each poet trying to kill the mic
    has ripped it I will just come over and touch it
    A mic is
    A mic is A mic
    do what you feel with it
    kill it, maime it,
    explode it, shoot it, **** it, rape it, rip it

    But Me? I plan to heal it.
     
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    ... Well done poet Nahshon, this grabbed me the most:


    A Mic is A Mic is
    A MIC
    and I’ve come to heal it
    cause this microphone is alive
    with ancient griot spirits.
    After they’ve ripped this here mic to death
    I come right behind them and resurrect
    healing mics from
    foul verbal breath
    treat it like a child nestled against mothers breast
    I put out my hand touch mic
    and it is healed
    pull out verbals that audiences can feel


    Yep, very powerful in my opinion brother... keep em coming:)


    Peace In,