Black Poetry : Ain't Like It Was

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Ireadastory, Aug 23, 2004.

  1. Ireadastory

    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Timesa changin
    Timesa changin
    Ain’t like it wuz.
    Communication not communication,
    They’ve got a new word.

    Urbanic,
    Surbanic,
    Ebonic,
    Whatever the politically correct or “in” correct term.

    Timesa changin
    Timsa changin
    Ain’t like it wuz.

    Give me a dime (not money at all)
    Or maybe a quarter a dime is too small.
    I want the baby but not the man.
    I’ll just by the sperm if I can.

    Timesa changin,
    Timesa changin
    Ain’t like it wuz.

    Men don’t want women,
    Women don’t want men,
    Mothers don’t want babies,
    Fathers don’t want jobs and..
    Teenagers rebel.

    Timesa changin,
    Many going to hell.

    Rights exchanged for wrongs,
    Wrongs exchanged for rights,
    Acceptance out of control,
    People sharing tolerance losing sight.

    Timesa changin
    Ain’t like it wuz.

    Can’t accept it I know it’s wrong,
    Can’t judge it have to move on,
    Cause timesa changin
    Ain’t like it wuz.
     
  2. Monetary

    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Ireadastory

    You got that right....Tell it, Sista...tell it.

    These fools done lost their minds.

    :thanks: for sharing and bringing us together through OUR collective vision...and experiences.

    :toast:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    much said here on reality life today
    speak on i'm listening
     
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    lilcherry76 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    times sure ain't like they were, i know teenagers rebel ,cuz i'm one of them, but i'm getting my act straight, cuz i know the struggle parents go through to teach us, but like you said, timesa changin............and they'll change again. great work here......this is one for the books......... :bomb:
     
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    this is so true...loving the flow on reality
     
  6. Ireadastory

    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks everyone for your positive input it is so appreciated. Thank you
     
  7. Muse

    Muse Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Okay you WRITE a story :) and this was truly felt. Wonderful and talented expression.

    -Muse
     
  8. deepy

    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    you said it ...clearly ,deeply
    and it is true..."aint like it wuz"

    def..to you...def...
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This scribe reminds me of what some of our elders say about the world getting weaker and wiser. Tell it, tell it, cause it's true.
     
  10. toylin

    toylin Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Uh, huh, tell it! I say TELL IT! Times a changin', my good foot!
     
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