Black Poetry : CRACK CRIES ...

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  1. Ms_MochaB

    Ms_MochaB Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    DAY LONG SLEEPING, LATE NIGHT RISING
    KIDS UNATTENDED, HOUSE JUST MESSED UP
    SMELLING LIKE COOKED DEATH, LOOKING LIKE THE SEQUEL OF THE SAME

    HOW DID YOU GET HERE ... WHAT LED YOU TO THIS PLACE?
    YOU SAY, "I'M A PRODUCT OF MY ENVIRONMENT", THEN WHAT AM I,
    BECAUSE I WAS THERE TOO!
    HOW MANY TIMES DID YOU SLIP OUT INTO THE NIGHT
    TO DO YOUR DIRT?

    HOW MANY DAYS DID YOU COME HOME FULL OF LIES AND NO MONEY?
    HOW MANY NIGHTS DID WE PRAY THAT YOU WERE IN JAIL SO THAT WE
    WOULD ATLEAST KNOW WHERE YOU WERE?
    HOW MANY TIMES DID I CALL YOU AND TELL YOU TO GET HELP, BUT INSTEAD
    YOU GOT HIGHER?

    I'M TIRED ... MY BROTHER'S YOU ARE GROWN MEN
    BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN, LOVING FAMILY; BUT YOUR SOUL IS GONE
    YOU CAN'T SEE YOUR DESTINY, FROM THE SMOKE OF YOUR PIPE
    YOU USED TO BE MY HERO, SEEING HOW YOU HELD A JOB
    TOOK CARE OF YOUR FAMILY ... NEVER HESITATED TO GIVE GOD PRAISE

    NOW I CAN BARELY RECOGNIZE YOUR SKULL-FACE, DARK SKIN, DARK EYES, AND BLACK FINGERS.

    WHO ARE YOU? WHY DID YOU COME TO REST IN THESE MINDS?
    WHY COULDNT YOU HAVE ATTACKED SOMEONE ELSE?
    THEN THEY TOO WOULD BE EXPERIENCING THE SAME CRIES
    RELEASE IS INEVITABLE, I'LL JUST HAVE TO WAIT PATIENTLY...
    MEANWHILE I'LL SPEAK TO THE PROBLEM DIRECTLY
    SOON MY BROTHERS WILL UNDERSTAND THAT WHAT THEY ARE NOW
    WILL NOT BE THEIR FINAL DESTINY,
    BUT THIS IS JUST A PIT STOP IN QUICK SAND.

    SO I SAY TO ALL WHO CAN HEAR ME AND THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN WHERE I AM,
    TO SPEAK BOLDY TO THE SITUATION, NEVER GIVING ANY SLACK ... SAY WHAT NEEDS TO BE SAID, WHICH IN MY CASE HAPPENS TO BE:

    CRACK, I'M TAKING MY BROTHERS BACK
     
  2. Awriter'ssoul

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    This is a really strong poem.
    It is so very true, I loved it.
     
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    :weights: very powerfelt piece. Diggin this drop sis.
     
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    This is a piece that really touches the heart of the Soulja. Thanks for sharing poet.
     
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    It's a poison that has it's grip on many a soul. I like the fact that you see a light at the end of the tunnel, no matter how dim it appears to be. Strong flow indeed.
     
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    get them all and i'm helping
    this was one powerful flow
     
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    Ms_MochaB Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    THANK YOU ...

    THANK YOU ALL ... I'M STRUGGLING WITH THIS SUBJECT ...
    BUT I WANT MY BROTHERS BACK .... AND I'M TO THE POINT OF:
    WHATEVER IT TAKES ...

    THANKS AGAIN FOR THE ENCOURAGEMENT
     
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    Say it again...


    This scourge, our comeuppance, lest we save ourselves praying.
     
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    I wave the freedom flag teach.
     
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    Powerful-Moving-Touching
    Brothers wake up as she might have been thinkinh
    I just was feeling this from beginning to end
     
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