Black Poetry : Blinded by Darkness

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  1. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I’m blinded by darkness
    And snug fitness
    That the block....god be my witness
    Had brought me with the quickness

    When I was young the block lead me to believe that I was poor
    That the projects defined me more and more
    It lead me to believe that I could never soar
    Because the rain would always continue to pour
    But I was determined to let sun shine and the rain to end it’s pour
    To the core
    I was not going to fail like they predicted, NOR
    My race which I always continued to adore

    When I looked around the block I saw man beat his wife
    I belived this way of life
    was right........SIKE!!!
    Bang! Bang! I could hear the women scream from the fist of brothers alike
    But this something I did NOT like
    I wondered if they loved each other so why do they fight?
    Why do I hear bones break when the man’s fist strike?
    I was confused yet the block STILL lead me to think this way of life was right

    As I walked the block I was introduced to my first gun
    The block lead me to think robbing my own was fun
    I was so far from the sun
    The block was hot and it’s smoke was filling my lungs
    Like a newborn child in its arms I hung
    I was giving so much knowledge but left like a dinner table ......without that I had brung

    The block was feigning for me and it’s sad to say but I was feigning for it
    I wanted more and more until I had all the knowledge to get
    The next tool it gave me was the knowledge to hit
    The homes in the projects for everything except the grit
    I was a flame and I was growing outrageously lit
    The block was feeding me more and more of it’s bullshyt
    And it seemed like in my world it was meant

    I was blinded by the darkness
    Thought my mind was the strongest
    But in every means it was the weakest
    Rocking the hottest and latest trends but little did I know it still wasn’t the bestest
    Dodging the “right” to do the “wrong” with the quickness
    I was the youngest and toughest thug mistress
    I was known as the girl God misses
    And God be my witness
    I wasn’t handlin’ my business
    Cause I was STILL blinded by darkness

    The block was the bandit
    The overall culprit
    I believed everything it showed me and I did it
    The friends I had then were also in on it
    They feared me and did everything I did
    BUT I WAS JUST A KID!!!!!!!
    I didn’t know any better than what the block fed into my mind’s crib
    Now that’s a fib
    I knew but the block was my addiction, something I couldn’t rid
    It was my darkness!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    It was so thick in color
    That I was attracted to it like a fine @ss brother
    It was like my father
    The block was a thick layer
    That lead me into a future reality barrier
    The ultimate carrier
    Of some blacked mascara
    The darkness....

    The darkness was so thick but like the bible said all darkness shall PASS
    Although it didn’t come fast
    I’m so glad that trouble don’t last
    And just in case
    I forget the time wasted
    It will always be there for I will always taste it
    And face it
    In the surroundings I embrace it
    Everyday in which I walk that same block I grace it
    I was untied now I’m able to lace it
    For I know the block lost the race for I raced it
    I’m no longer blinded by darkness
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    eyes wide open to facts and reality
    this was tyte and on point great poetess
     
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    in this day and age the streetz know they wrong
    yet in a strange way they helped you grow strong
    the things we don't experience we never acknowledge
    it's like expecting a degree but not attending college
    all these things you've seen made you a Queen at your best
    and because you faced adversity you'll reign as Empress

    Be Blessed and Sing that Song my Sista!!!

    1luv
    2fish
     
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    the_story Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    *applauding* u know what i think of this gurl, u alwayz hitin me wit some real ****, pleaz continue to do yo thang...
    much :heart:
    -story :toast:
     
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    dang foxi...
    you put some umph behing this one
    keep brang'n it sista
    one love
    khasm
     
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    this was a str8 tight
    drop
    hitting reality aint no joke
    continue on
    Peace Angel
     
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    Foxi...sista...u R a fountain of blessing...:bowdown:
     
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    That was realistic, which are the best expressions... Confusion is no more than boxed and/or block-ed "thoughts". Keep your thousand mile stare forward by always remaining aware of your surroundings. Kevin
     
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    welcome to the light

    i love the growth

    the path of knowledge and enlightenment

    beautifully written

    you should have upped this more

    peace
     
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    To be able to face all of this rawness, and come out the other side in shine, is a feat some will never know. Hopefully some may read and learn from this. You have much to be proud of, awesome write.
     
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