Black Poetry : black statistics blues

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  1. eugene yeboah

    eugene yeboah Member MEMBER

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    Mama struggling, pops done bounced
    Got 2 brothers pushing keys
    One got locked the other popped
    Soon the fridge was on “e”

    So what was I to do but sharpen claws and bear my teeth
    The concrete jungle full of wolves can’t afford to be a sheep
    No justice no peace
    yet I’m surrounded by police
    nonetheless I keep the burner
    fearing noone that can bleed

    So **** what preachers have to preach
    Or a congressman’s decree
    Their both serving selfish interests
    Neither feed my family

    I don’t need your sympathies
    This is just the attitude
    Of one who’s got nothing left to lose
    So I’m giving you these black statistic blues
     
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    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    black statistic blues
    tough love dues
    sure enough
    I am moved
     
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    Brother Poet Eugene Yeboah,

    Nicely done. Enjoyed the message and the piece's musicality. Thank you for sharing.

    (smile)
     
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    I do agree with Sister Totalview. Very much a character peice. Enjoyed, took me there 4sure!
     
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