Black Poetry : another "i'm sick and tired" poem

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  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I’m sick of
    Sistahz with Attitudes
    Who rudely stick their hand
    In your face
    And say stupid sh*t like
    “Talk to the hand”
    Then get mad
    When they get
    Slapped the ***** out

    They’re not the only ones with an attitude

    And I’m sick of
    Homeless people
    Asking for help on a
    Cold one
    When I’d gladly help them to a
    Hot meal
    Any day

    Do you feel me?

    I’m tired of good women
    Falling for bad men
    And going
    Boo hoo
    When they get hurt…again

    And I’m sick of good men
    Falling for bad women
    And ending up in prison
    Coz Jody came around
    Once too often

    I’m tired of jokers
    And wanna be hustlers
    Trying to hustle me for my PAPER
    Like money grows on trees
    And I’m tired of
    Telemarketers
    Who interrupt my
    Quiet time
    And salesmen who won’t let me
    Make up my own mind

    I didn’t wanna go there…but

    I’m tired of
    Poverty and
    Injustice and
    Racism and
    People who refuse to
    Acknowledge that racism
    Exists and
    My people putting “ME” down
    While I’m trying to lift “US” up

    I’m tired of free sh*t
    With hidden requirements
    And costly sh*t
    You can get for free
    But no one told me

    I’m tired of
    Young folk crying ‘bout
    What they don’t have and
    Old folk
    Crying ‘bout what they can’t give
    The young folk

    And I’m tired of
    A system of justice
    That condemns US
    For being US
    And wants US
    To trust in it

    Ain’t that some bullshyt

    I’m tired of PLAYAZ
    Complaining ‘bout HATERZ
    Hating on them
    And not the game

    Like it’s actually a game going on

    I’m sickened by
    Healthy men standing on
    Street corners
    Looking for handouts
    No doubt
    A job would help them out
    Tremendously

    You feeling me?
     
  2. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    totally!!


    feelin' you souldeep!
    Coco :heart:
     
  3. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    well now dis was hard core
     
  4. msluciousb

    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Totally feeling you on this!

    Preach my brother and tell it like it is! Sometimes you just got to say
    that kinda ****!

    BLESSINGS ON YOUR HOUSE! :teach: Teach on!
     
  5. PositiveMindset

    PositiveMindset Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I feel U...

    Dammit, I'm sick & tired of bein' sick & tired.
     
  6. Sweet baby_face

    Sweet baby_face Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I feel u on this. I know it feels because i'm sick&tired of being sick&tired. It' time to mature from of this B-S and grow.
     
  7. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i feel ya on dis one
    nice drop
    Peace
    Angel
     
  8. angelicsage

    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Brother...

    your tired....
    I'm tired...
    we all are but he way
    your crafted this..we
    all felt your frustration
    this was real...
    mos def
     
  9. GeneticSoul

    GeneticSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    def

    mos deep ma brotha u make good post that feel the movement

    geneticsoul
     
  10. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    THANKS...

    for the warm responses, my poetic family. i haven't been on the playground in awhile so, i wasn't sure how it would be received. however, after seeing a few pieces pop up from the archieves, i thought, why not. anyway...

    coco...thanks for feeling a brutha souldeep. ***just how deep is that, anyway?:)***

    $$RICH$$...i guess you could say that life is HARDCORE. thanks for reading.

    msluciousb...preach...hmmm. would anyone listen? thanks for the blessings.

    PositiveMindset...sweet baby_face...yeah, we do get sick&tired of being sick&tired...and maybe one day we will grow beyond our boundaries...and learn to smile. for now, can someone just get that hand out my face.:) thanks for the love.

    Cindy...yes, we all have our days...and it's always better to rise to the occasion than to get stepped on. keep the smiles coming.:)

    Angel and Angelic...now, that's a following. wonderful of each of you to drop in. i'm glad you enjoyed the read. THANKS.

    geneticsoul...glad you could feel me on this one. thanks for reading.
     
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