Black Poetry : harlem nights

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  1. thespokesman

    thespokesman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    from bummin 2 a buspass

    i apologize for the explictness of this piece




    “Harlem Nights”

    So…
    So you wanna be a thug, runnin the streets
    I see you everyday collecting money like a bum in the streets
    You wanna take the fast way out, now you makin beats
    Spending your last wages on phillies, handlebars, and sweets

    But you a g right, that’s what you tellin me
    Are u still a g when you face a felony?
    I thought you was hard and u came from the gutta
    You can’t even look me in my face and you only stutta

    You never stuttered, you used to make A’s in school
    What made you drop hit the block instead of going to school?
    Math uses to be your favorite subject, playing with numbers yeah
    I guess it was women, jewelry, deuces on hummers yeah

    You used to be my friend my *****
    Thought we would roll to the end my *****
    We was supposed to be best men my *****
    Now you want to contend with me my *****

    I often wondered was going through your mind
    You used to able to see the future, now your blind
    I wish I had an hourglass, flip it over and remake time
    Believe me, I’m trying to understand your grind

    You said I left you, but I’m always there
    My address never changed, only my hair
    My braids are gone, we used to be tight like that
    In my rearview, I see you, knowing, I don’t wanna leave like that

    My *****, but I gotta go, I gotta make a move
    We were made to be winners, but why do we lose?
    I guess you a g, I’m a let you be a g
    Sometimes I gotta let loose, and you wanna be me

    You used to be my friend my *****
    Thought we would roll to the end my *****
    We was supposed to best men my *****
    Now you want to contend with me my *****
     
  2. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    this was awesome brutha
    love the way u displayed it
     
  3. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    that was so real...I had a brother like that from where I'm from....he never listened....I guess that's why he's not here anymore. But I liked your piece....it was so deep....madd props.
     
  4. clarence-T

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    my brother, that was a serious piece, we lose a lot of our black men to them wantin to be a g. Keep up the beautiful work.
     
  5. ASHANTA

    ASHANTA Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Speak on it my brother through the darkness the light shall surface, keep teaching it and the voices will be herd.
     
  6. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this was a nice drop
    flow on
     
  7. gempis

    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this is on hit, brothah. love the way you dropped this down.
     
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