Black Poetry : Call Me Ummmmm

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Roxanne, Oct 26, 2002.

  1. Roxanne

    Roxanne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Call me um
    For in my misconceptions
    Self practiced meditations
    Meaning selfishly I run from
    What I am yet to understand
    The woman I am
    The one God created me to be
    I seek worldly gains
    Never enough obtained
    Life gift is breath inside of me
    But I greedily seek to see
    How I can just get paid
    So I lay in my own grave
    I made this
    My roots run deep in untoiled
    Soil buried my spirit deep
    It gathers rootseed
    I threw them to the first wind
    A cool breeze that tells me something sounding good
    My outstretched hands
    Reaches out and catches somebody's son
    Pretending he a grown up
    Playa man stop playing games with yourself
    Intellectualized masturbation
    Ain't good for your health
    Fallen inside the cracks and diseased flatbacks
    Of this world
    Who pushed you out here unprepared
    It wasn't me
    But you point blame
    It's a shame I feel sorry for you
    Without feeling sorrowful for my **** self
    Call me um....
    For my wealth
    Was in my stride
    My stealth was in my step pride
    Now become undone
    You who ridicule
    Who I am
    The man I love
    Ain't
    Won't
    Can't
    Come home to me
    Baby please
    formulates
    The distant state
    Of how far our love has me back
    Behind enemy minds
    For this unconnectedness is too familiar
    From the flows of our economic woes
    I make
    You take
    We both spend on shiny things
    Keep on bringing us down
    Keep on keeping the clown
    As your favorite circus act
    When in fact
    Brother on brother crime
    Crosses all color lines
    Redefines
    Who is playing a perfect game
    Who wins
    Not you
    Nor me
    Too colorblind to see
    Your name
    Contains man
    But your hues are confused
    Just call me um...
    It's a shame
    You call me love
    Sex is what you based that of
    Tried to prove you wrong
    Took too long of my years
    Tears are the heaviest to carry
    While denying my spirit bliss
    How did we get to this?
    Call me um...
    Sister
    I wonder have youever looked at me
    Loved what you see
    Not only in who we are
    But by far what we share
    They say none compares
    Call me um..
    For I have silenced the drum
    Blocked out the son
    He don't even rise today
    A full figured moon lit sky
    A mother earth freedom cry of the ancestors
    Still singing praise to Father God
    Knight falls
    Queen check mates
    King me please
    Checkers prey
    On black and red squares
    Nobody winning
    Everybody pretending they are
    The brightest star
    Was created to be original
    Son
    Treasured jewels
    Nobody knopws where they come from
    Few understand
    Who I am
    Who I want to be
    I, myself, have forgotten whom I come from
    Call me um...
    Or call me Black
    Please...
    Call me Black.
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    well now !! dis was umm !
     
  3. WindWalker

    WindWalker Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was Great!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You know how I feel about every thang you scribe...

    lawd what you've done for my morning! :)

    stay a while this time, Poetess!

    alyce
     
  5. Roxanne

    Roxanne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Many Thannx..

    alwaysgood to share at home with family and friends.
    Peace & God Bless;)
     
  6. Reason

    Reason Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Bravo!

    Roxanne... it's been too long! Nice to see you droppin again...

    Reas
     
  7. Roxanne

    Roxanne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You know...

    I leave for some time, but I'm always going to come Black again.
    Peace:kiss:
     
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