Black Poetry : Cold, Cold World

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  1. monad.poetress

    monad.poetress Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Cold Cold World
    By Monad.poetress


    Its a cold, cold world when your own flesh and blood
    Will steal from your wallet and stomp your face in the mud
    Its a cold, cold world when kids can't learn at school
    And junkies play their own mothers like any ole fool
    Its a cold, cold world when kids are dying every day
    And a man gets a woman just to have a place to stay
    Its a cold, cold world when there are people who hate our GOD
    And dope dealers make money off our people and fold it into wads
    Its a cold, cold world when real marriage no longer exist
    And its a common thing for a man to beat a woman with his fist
    Its a cold, cold world when mothers sell their bodies
    And teenage girls wear makeup and call themselves hotties
    Its a cold, cold world when your pay check ain't enough
    And teenage boys go around smoking weed and pretending to be tough
    Its a cold, cold world when a baby has to die
    Just because some stupid thug decides to do a drive-by
    Its a cold, cold world when a mugger stalks his prey
    And so many people walk around with no place to stay
    Its a cold, cold world when the seasons forget to change
    The world has spun out of control, truth and love are out of range
     
  2. Khasm13

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    this is true...
    the world can be cold and heartless
    it can also be warm and beautiful...
    you capture the first very well
    one love
    khasm
     
  3. jazzymoonchild

    jazzymoonchild Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Monad,

    It's a shame that there is such coldness, but if you are fortunate, you will have more love than anything. Great job, poet
     
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    very much on point here and how cold it can be but love and grace is warm
    and surly out weights any freeze
     
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    Yes, the world can be a hard, cold place, and as Khasm said, you captured this wonderfully in this poem. Thank goodness for the light at the end of the tunnel.
     
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    monad.poetress this is a nice piece really enjoyed it but let me drop some punchlines up in here

    Some cats with a bottle of Ajax couldn’t be tough on grease
    Whack stuff should cease say what you wanna handcuff the beast?
    Fiddle pages back to the middle ages and your rhyme classics
    Still wouldn’t equal fine jarrassics, they fit like asinine plastics
     
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    I surely understand all that you say...
    The World is what's it's been from the beginning of time, it's not a cold, cold world...we have just simply turned into some "cold, cold people"..of the world.
    this is a wonderful piece and I can relate to it all, thanks for bringing it in.
     
  8. MzBlkAngel

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    this is so on point i agree but its also a beautiful place as well
    you posed this so well....Angel
     
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