Black Poetry : AFRICA

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by HODEE, Sep 16, 2003.

  1. HODEE

    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Give us your eyes so we can see. The clutch. The choke things have on me.

    Can somebody from the Mother Land.

    Explain to us what we have in our hands.

    Things have been going bad for so long.

    It's clouded in our minds.

    Not sure what to expect.

    Or what to do.

    Traveling blindly sometime.

    You saw this thing from the outside.

    Were looking from the inside in.

    Reflections of what is happening here.

    Is what we need.

    We trust you.

    We have one lot to bear.

    Things.

    Have blinded the clouds of growth.

    Are we too easy going about things.
    Are we sleeping on growth or traveling down stream.
    Are be really being lazy and waiting for change of sorts.

    Tell me.

    Tell me.

    Tell me true.

    What do your eyes behold.

    Help us come up out upon the dream.
    You have and now embrace.

    Help me see.

    Thru your eyes.

    Clarify.

    For me what you see.

    Is happening in this place.

    Strangle hold.

    That be.

    Then we all be free.

    I have the wisdom.
    I have the fight.
    I'm willing to die for a cause.
    Just living better than I did yesterday.
    Is better than living at all.

    Come now come quick. No time to waste. I'm turning to you now. Where there is no land there will be land. We can connect the two continents somehow.
     
  2. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i enjoyed dis read...
    very nice
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very tyte scribe poet....
    ya pen beats from da drum
     
  4. mkhaya lo'

    mkhaya lo' Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    EYO! this piece is tight my brother...read some of my posting in "From Africa with love" colomn which I write...I think I can learn a lot from you and from the many people who often contribute...swing past sometime...

    lo'
     
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    What I see.......is a society of individuals who suffer from the
    growing plague of "individualism"........and "not my brothers keeper" syndrome...

    Selflessness and the willing to fight for a cause worth dying for
    is almost extinct....no one feels the struggle anymore

    I could go on for days on this subject...but trust...I feel your flow!
     
  6. true love

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    i feel your flow also, every one is caught up in self, bling-blinging, and sex...it seems that noone even wants to recognize true values and what we're really put here to do. you flow was deep and i loved it...everyone should read it.
     
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    anotha dedicated scribe from a solja in the cause :) scibe on my brotha :)
     
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    nice flow
    strong points
    powerful
    Peace
     
  9. Olorun1

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    Mamma Africa smiling now after so much suffering -- for the fate of her scattered children.

    Take a bow Poet!

    PEACE
     
  10. afrostotle

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    If The "Most High" Marcus Mosiah Garvey was still running convoys to the motherland via The Black Star Line..................

    This would be the prayer we would say, before embarking on that journey back to "Whence We Came"........Nuff Respect!!!!
     
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