Black Poetry : call me scrooge...part 2

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  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    {do you see that cloud floating high above
    pouring rain on deception and spreading love}

    we lie to our kids 'bout fairytale things
    like "santa's coming tonight"
    and "he knows when you're mean"

    we justify the lies by saying it's all good
    "we celebrate the son
    ...teach our kids where He stood"

    now, kids are teasing kids
    'bout things they received
    "mine's better than yours"
    is that Christ-like
    ...you believe

    all this commercialization
    of the birth of Jesus Christ
    is steeped in what (WE) want
    and what (WE) think is right
    "honesty and truth"
    we tossed them both away
    "devotion to tradition"
    is the game of choice we play

    do we wanna teach our children TRUTH
    do we teach them lies disguised as TRUTH...do you
    do we teach them lies as tradition dictates
    or tell them the TRUTH
    oh, it'll come
    we'll wait
    in the meantime, we teach our kids it's o'kay
    to lie for tradition...in a harmless way

    is it o'kay?

    this is a story...a belief
    in an unforgiving world...that shouldn't be

    this is my belief

    if it's Jesus birthday
    why do you get the gifts
    why not give to Jesus
    the gift of your devotion to his FATHER...instead
    after all...
    that's what He wants.
     
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    UL820 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    SCROOGE....don't think so
    SCREAMING the TRUTH
    MOST DEFINITELY
     
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    Bah Humbug

    pd
     
  4. cocobutterskyn

    cocobutterskyn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Baller,

    How many times you want me to call you Scrooge? :laugh:
    I'm feelin'ya, me being the Sweet Scrooge that I am. :wink:

    Madd Holiday Greetings :heart:
    CCBSKYN
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Ballerrrrrrrr!!!! speaketh

    da truth here
    we do tell our children red lies
    bout many fairytales
    man scrooge on ya heard me....!!
     
  6. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    life is good...

    everyday is a pleasure to be (LOVED).:)

    let the river flow.
     
  7. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    alas

    a great poet

    that's why i couldn't hit
    the streets
    without Baller and Shaneak

    total agreement here
    especially the ending


    DSSNY
     
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    Yes Baller.....

    For he is worthy.....


    Epiphany :heart:
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    THANKS for the props, So'ja

    ...just trying to live up to YOU...look to your left, i'm there for ya.

    "e"...some might think, because i'm anti-christmas, that i'm anti-JESUS. that would be farthest from the TRUTH. He is definitely worthy of all i have to give. without Him, my life would be meaningless. i know this. that's why i appreciate Him so.

    Peace&manyblessings.
     
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    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    NOW THAT THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN...just wanted to input my two cents.

    let us celebrate...EVERYDAY.

    love&manyblessings.
     
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