Black Poetry : (Far from now) I am not the man

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  1. mistaliberator

    mistaliberator Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Nine months on earth
    without trying to quiet
    figure things out


    Things that I would come to need
    the real things
    I should know
    the real way to feel
    the real way to love
    the real way to see things

    With no vision intact

    I took my first $hit on this green muth a fu c@
    not yet knowing the terriotory
    with no common sense
    I declared to my ignorant ***

    That
    no matter what

    I AM THE MAN

    Braced in between freedom and low expectations.
    I work for no living
    I hunger for my purpose
    Now ask your self how low can you go
    low as hell


    Im
    Suffering just for you
    Suffering by you
    I need you to hold on a little longer
    Im out of touch
    and I feel as if im no longer wanted
    My bitter frowniwng face explains true stories of what use to be
    and what has left
    after the love gets jealous
    and it evloves into
    dishonest hate
    and a baby
    thrown out the back of a wells fargo truck
    wrapped in bills
    doesnt even get a second look
    I need you to watch my back
    and help me spend this money
    Because my eyes are just about flooded with doubt
    Doubt for the people
    I have encountered
    for the feelings that have never left my side

    Turning my heart away
    from anything good
    anything beautiful
    anything solid
    anything real
    My boots out weight my limits
    My thoughts out weigh my life style
    With the same white tee shirt that has been bloody
    And I can walk for countless miles
    but its then
    only then
    that I have grew to realize
    that
    twenty three years later
    I havent traveled far
    only around the corner
    and not over the rainbow
    that constantly flood out my thoughts
    forgive me
    now im running on my sentence

    Standing grieved unconcerned
    Noticing the bright light attracting my intrest
    chasing me to the middle of the streets
    only
    to realize
    that the cab that reads vacant
    for the past few minutes
    now holds four passengers
    all looking acting and sounding like me
    should I ride

    I AM NOT THE MAN
     
  2. queentswana

    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was an awesome piece, funny, when I started reading it, I said to myself...where is he going with all this cussing, but I like the way you drove this one in, great piece, and thanks for sharing it.
     
  3. Khasm13

    Khasm13 STAFF STAFF

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    interesting piece bruh...
    i think we all have instances of feeling this way...
    i know i do when it comes to being promoted...:hot:
    keep it live...
    one love
    khasm
     
  4. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i liked this...
     
  5. mistaliberator

    mistaliberator Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    YALL INSPIRE ME TO BE BETTER THAN MYSELF
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    heavy drop well felt too tyte flow
     
  7. angelicsage

    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this a deep scribe
    with deep thoughts
    and lots of symbolism...
    I feel you on this...
     
  8. deepy

    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    such a powerful...emotion driven piece of writing..
    i read so much talent in you..
    keep on working, releasing, growing.
    i couldn't move away from it for a second...
    truly held me..truly sent shivers in me..
     
  9. mistaliberator

    mistaliberator Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you for thinking so much of me
     
  10. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    awesome and interesting piece
    thanks for sharing...
    Peace
    Angel
     
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