Black Poetry : do you know who you are???

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by baller, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    We’ve been through
    Discriminating dissention
    Between light-skinned
    And dark-skinned
    Descendents
    Of
    Our
    Afro-centric family
    While trying to determine
    Who WE wanna be

    Hmmm

    I’ve seen the Field *******
    Open up a can of
    Whup-***
    On the house *******
    While trying to figure out
    Who’s the
    H.N.I.C

    Nobody even asked me

    We went from
    “Blow-outs”
    To afro-perms
    And scary curls
    And…while waves
    Allowed all to do their thang
    Fades were always in

    There were
    Dark-skinned lovelies
    And
    Butter-pecan honies
    And
    Red bone hotties
    And
    Ebony-hued sweeties
    And
    I have always loved you

    ALL OF YOU

    Coz you’re my family tree
    The deep, enormous roots of me
    …Will always take care of me
    Through thick and thin
    Any crisis I’m in
    You’re there for me
    Ebony
    Deep chocolate
    And
    Vanilla-free

    It’s all the same to me

    I love the hue of you
    The subtle hint of nature’s dew

    I love the sway of your swerve
    The hard body and steel nerves
    That comes with the
    Cool and confident
    Coz heaven-sent
    Was first applied to
    YOU
     
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    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Good medicine here, Baller

    I celebrate who you are.
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Black Man...
    It's mighty grand :toast: you took this stand!
    As you ponder deeper into our hue...
    You'll find without a doubt that, we love you too!
    We are ...
    Un-replaceable
    Un-believeable
    Un-conditionable
    And it's a swell thing to know that...
    we won't go
    Un-loved
    by you​
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you for loving us, no matter. The appearance of the leaves may vary, but the root is the same. Flow on brother.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    word up i'm feeling u here peace unto u brother we all are something special
     
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    4EVERLUV Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    baller....baller....
    I so love this, especially:


    I love the sway of your swerve
    The hard body and steel nerves
    That comes with the
    Cool and confident
    Coz heaven-sent
    Was first applied to
    YOU


    Now that's some good ish



    Much Luv
     
  7. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    TOO MANY of us...

    ...are hung up on their "JEALOUSIES OF OTHERS" to know who they are. they spend their day, watching others...then try to pretend to be another...but never taking the time to KNOW THY SELF.

    many THANKS for the love, fam

    peace&manyblessings
     
  8. Tha-Emissary

    Tha-Emissary Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Vanilla Free- Ha That was tight. There's nothing worse than not knowing who you are and you're right we brothers and sisters need to know!
     
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    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    we are many but we are one!!! i love it how you break it down for our sisters here....
     
  10. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WHAT WE NEED...

    ...IS for our young brothers to wake up...and realize that a rap video is an entertainment piece...and isn't a blue print for how his life should be. if we don't respect each other, and our women, no other race will have to defeat us...coz we are doomed to failure before the fight begins.

    THANKS for reading.