Black Poetry : Da Rise and Fall

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Street So'ja, Jun 13, 2001.

  1. Street So'ja

    Street So'ja Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    in OUR every day lives
    we understand no success without
    ccmpromise
    da lows da highs
    da fall da rise

    depending on your perspective
    biased and selective
    don't lose sight of da message
    from da streets in da concrete trenches
    tales of da hood endless
    no time for repentance

    we're branded and marked wit da bullseye
    limited means but still "gettin" by
    born to die
    under God's eye

    they try to sweep us under da rug
    like we don't exist
    cause we ain't rich
    saying our neighborhoods are nothing but
    crime and drugs
    but there are good people here we ain't
    all thugs
    and da noise don't pay da bills cause

    we work hard for our little crumbs
    like a fugitive on da run
    ducking cops and thugs wit guns
    trying to feeds our family and get da job done
    peace of mind is all we want
    we have no voice cause we have no funds

    but i wish
    we wouldn't spend our money so foolish
    pool together our resources
    become a vital FORCE
    change da course
    of DESTINY

    my core message is between da lines
    they hit u if ur 3rd I isn't blind
    so here i am trying
    til da day i'm dying

    feel it in your mental
    feel it in your bones muscle and dental

    PURE GRIT
    and da survival kit


    Da Street So'ja
    from da streets
    coming in PEACE
     
  2. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    there are many on the streets...

    trying hard to make ends meet...while trying to remain legit. yet, being stereotyped as thugs and bums and ****.

    preaching from da streets
    stay up, So'ja.

    One.
     
  3. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    YES SIR

    OUT DA HOOD
    WHAT THEY SHOULD //COULD & WOULD
    MANY ON THE BRINKS YET GOT IT
    2GETHER FOR DA BETTER
    AND STILL DOWN PLAYED
     
  4. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    Baller and Rich

    baller you had i nice touch on this, thanks for the love is means so much

    rich you always so love man and i appreciate it


    you know people who have and don't live it can't possible understand
    the So'ja

    thank for hearing my voice
     
  5. shaneak

    shaneak Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is so True!!!

    And it is so hard to leave something for the best and still be stereo typed as something else. Its sad. I often wonder what is our world coming to...but **** ain't change since centuries... This was a nice scribe...keep speaking the truth. Your words are real...
     
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