Black Poetry : HISTORY shows US

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  1. tbone5769

    tbone5769 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    History Shows us….

    History shows us that
    History Knows us…
    That History Grows us
    Us as a people rely on our
    HISTORY to deal with our PRESENT
    Situations of this new PEPSI generation
    Cause ain’t no King or X Re-encarnations
    Peekin around the corner, with gun in hand
    And Bible in the other.
    We gots to reach down and pull up our own sistas and brothas.

    Gotta stop smokin the pipe dreams of reperations,
    We were concieved by Kings and Queens in the
    ZULU nation, not the Pimps and ***’s in this NEW
    Hip Hop Creation.
    Cleanse our minds, and watch our health.
    Your business is your business, but if that **** you poppin
    Ain’t uplifin the Youth? Keep it to your self!
    We all we got, in the race of life, crawlin out the fox hole of strife.
    Real brothas find a Real Sista for your hand
    Together you can raise a Strong Black Woman, or a Powerful Black man.
    I ain’t hatin, if you go on the other side of the fence.
    But being down with someone with the same issues, makes logical sense.
    Cause ain’t no shocks to make your ride smooth over the daily hump,
    Ain’t enough concrete mix to fill the pot holes causin the bumps.
    History shows us that
    History Knows us….
    That History Grows us
    Us as a people rely on our History.
    So let us create a new history for our Youth.
    One where they won’t be ashamed of the truth.
    Our History sometimes causes our defeat,
    Because our History tends to repeat
    Itself, times 10, Our storm roars Like a level 5 “Caine”
    Sittin on the dock of the bay we remain
    Weatherin the storm cause our History says we can.
    Our power come’s from the brass feet, MAN.
    Or whom ever you choose for your HIGER SOURCE
    HE Keeps us on our course, to the land that is promised in our HISTORY
    Because only then will our History become our present, and only then will we
    Be free..


    Copyright © 2004 T.L. Stevens
     
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    7thPoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is a powerful piece that needs to be :court: into our heads...
    Everyone black person in America needs to :read: this...

    Much love for this piece...
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    deep tyte powerful scribing to da people
    love the flow of ya pen keep speaking!
     
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    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Very well spoken. Bravo on this piece! :bowdown:
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was awesome, I agree with every word of it, cause surely I know that those that forget the past is indeed lost.
     
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    tbone5769 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Much thanks for the responses, let our words reach the masses,
    Those that can't see with X-RAY glasses.
    Let them know what there task is.
    cause it ain't all about athletics and show biz.

    It's about leaving a legacy for our children's children
    to roll with.

    Peace
    each one teach one.
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    much strength in this piece...i enjoyed the read...

    one
     
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    Khasm13 STAFF STAFF

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    i agree with all...
    this was an enlightening piece...
    it just depends on who has control of history...
    it's a big difference between history and boldface lies...
    i.e.(the current history books of gargantuan garbage)
    keep pennin da truth...
    one love
    khasm
     
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