Black Poetry : Ghetto Education

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  1. OmoObatala

    OmoObatala Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    "Little Sally" (Ghetto Education)

    Elementary School
    Was crack pipes and
    Dope fiends
    Not literature and to be`s or
    Not to be`s
    Rise Sally rise Wipe your weeping eyes
    Can’t rise `cause she was
    Intravenously feed
    Crack and M.S.G. during
    Pregnancy
    Down, down Baby, down, down a roller coaster
    Ride she was on when dope stimulants
    Bleed from her body
    She can’t swing know more `cause
    She was told
    " Little Sally" stays in your seat
    The seat was too small for her so
    She lost recess
    Junior High was a joke `cause
    All she did was skip rocks and
    Skip school and then
    She skipped life
    Getting her first lesson in Anatomy
    From *****`s on street corners
    Grabbin` and flash
    Their man hood in little Sally’s face
    Chemistry she failed in the classroom but passed on
    The street standing` naked in
    Bathroom and kitchens
    Cutting and splitting Bio carbonates
    To make that
    Crack that bore her
    On street Connors little Sally ran
    From ghetto birds
    And Po` Po`s for physical Education
    Mathematics came
    Natural when she realized
    That if I do
    2 bits, plus
    2 more, I can come up with
    ---
    4 divide by
    2, I can stash 1/2 and split half and still half
    2 more.
    Algebra came natural when dealing
    With promissory notes
    That had know promise
    By the time HIGH school rolled it’s
    Way around a blunt
    Or 2 had been fired and little Sally
    Kept getting
    HIGHER and HIGHER,
    Eventually that ghetto bird she ran from in Junior
    HIGH caught up to her in graduation day
    She didn’t get to cross her tassel she crossed
    White lines
    Pleading guilty to voluntarily
    Throwing away her
    Education the judge gave her 2
    More counts on
    Ignorance stamped her
    With a felony and little Sally
    Can’t rise no mo`
    Years passed and little Sally ain’t so
    Little no more
    She’s got 2 years to catch-up on
    And 4 to become
    Something more than 2years of school will do
    While convicted of 2 counts of ignorance
    She gained to counts of
    Growth redefined to become
    Accountable for ones own action
    And she grew loving her
    Self and her
    GHETTO EDUCATION
     
  2. Aaliyahmonet

    Aaliyahmonet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ****! At least sally had to learn her lesson here, she knows how to luv herself once again. Nice scribe poet.:)

    Aaliyahmonet
     
  3. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    this is str8 street
    did you reference this from your surrounding?
    cause it sounds like you know
    you can't just make up stuff let this

    feeling the flava
    and the message
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    well now talking bout a learning thing !
     
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