Black Poetry : How Dare You

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  1. ZaKiYa

    ZaKiYa Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    How Dare You

    Sit behind your desk
    The punk office as I call it
    Puppet master
    Strings pulled
    Clay molded into scum
    Declaring peace through war

    How dare you
    We are starving
    We are homeless
    We are not free
    What democracy this is
    Crucified for expression and opinions
    Yet beaten until red & blue while displaying the colors

    That we have it
    It is part of our constitution,
    Bill of rights,
    Amendments …yada yada yada
    Well I say

    Hog wash and a bottle of peroxide in your eye
    How dare you
    Not getting paid and getting paid mega bucks
    just to call yourself running things
    Look like a devil in disguise
    Always trying to be diplomatic
    Yet causing controversy
    Haggling and bargaining for our quality of life

    How dare you
    Both of you all of you
    We are in a crisis
    State of alarm
    Fires rage and burn
    In Our Hearts
    In Our Schools
    In Our Hospitals
    In Our Homes
    Fires- 12 alarm
    But what say you
    What do you?
    Not a **** thing but worry about other cities and countries

    Ahhhhhhh I see
    Lay off 3600 people
    Who contributes to our quality of life

    Raise taxes
    of our ancestors
    of those that gave blood, sweat and tears
    Imprison the ones who felt they had no way out
    and give them mandatory minimum sentences
    what is the political name “Rockefeller Drug Laws?”

    Brainwash and lie to the others
    About what the country will do for them
    they should serve
    they will get so much in return
    all the while telling them it’s an honor and privilege
    (mumbling …we really don’t give a **** about you)

    How dare you

    That's right I said it
    Because you have put
    And continue to do so
    Criminals,
    Molesters,
    Abusers,
    Druggies,
    and
    Sadist​
    In the driver seat of
    school buses,
    in the classroom,
    as coaches,
    and child advocates

    How dare you
    Take away money for education and extracurricular activities
    The things that actually help our children
    Grow and learn, feel responsible and proud
    And that which develops characters

    Yet you criticize them
    For not reading at or above grade level
    And the nerve to condemn the parents and the teachers
    When you are responsible for over crowded schools
    Inadequate supplies
    People who only care about the money
    And not the children

    Call our children worthless
    And say they are uneducated
    Yet feed them the big "Poison Pill"
    That they need education to survive and to get a good job
    Yet tuition is raised anywhere from 80% - 200%
    And it is harder
    And harder
    To get an entry level job
    Let alone and internship

    How dare you
    Sit on your ***
    Making $80,000 or more and trying to rule our lives
    And even pass judgment

    How dare you
    Call yourself human
    A leader
    A boss

    That's right I said it
    And I will say it again and again
    Until I see results
    Until we truly save our children and put them first
    Until we are equal and not separate
    Until you get sick and tired of me
    Until a change is made for the good
    Until we stop hating one another
    Until we stop judging
    Until we start caring about one another

    Yes I said it but at the same time

    I will do as always: show and prove
    Live by faith and pray for all of you sorry excuses of human life
    Yes I will make it
    In spite of the circumstances
    The labels & the shackles
    You impose on me
    And, yes dammit my children will make it also
    Yes I am
    Human and one of God's blessed and anointed children
    Yes I am a person who really gives a ****
    Yes I am one who will hold you to the fire
    Yes I am one who will hold you accountable
    Yes I say HOW DARE YOU

    How dare you
    call yourselves honest people
    How dare we
    elect these jokers and devils
    How dare we
    hold others responsible for our own misdoings

    How dare we
    not love ourselves enough
    How dare we
    not raise our standards

    HOW DARE YOU
    HOW DARE ME
    HOW DARE US​


    And if you are offended
    oh well take it in the spirit in which it was given
    and do something other than what you have been doing
    so you get better results.
    If you are offended then stand and be counted.
    If you are offended know that I love you.

    If you are offended than get over it!
    If you are offended then watch me soar because I am Not a sad
    product of my environment.
    If you are offended well I guess
    that is your JUST YOUR JACKED **** and not mine.
     
  2. Sweet baby_face

    Sweet baby_face Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    [email protected]!!!
    Girl, u got a chick ready to cut somebody's head off.
    It's about we be about it instead of talkin' about it.
     
  3. ZaKiYa

    ZaKiYa Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks .. true true indeed

    that is exactly why I do pieces like this so we can be about it and start holding ourselves and others accountable.
     
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    Wow
    I am speechless
    I mean speechless
    This is so powerful
    Yes sister we have to love
    Ourselves and each other
    Respect our families understand what
    Is going in this world and not ignore it
    Dam I feel you Preach Sister
    Ill be your choir
    Much Love poet
     
  5. Sweet baby_face

    Sweet baby_face Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    True,true.
    U're preaching to the choir.
    WE need to stop sayin:happens: ,
    and do something
     
  6. ZaKiYa

    ZaKiYa Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    whew I hear ya on the notion of :happens:

    my response to everyone other than the choir is

    The Devil Didn’t Make You
    You made up your own mind
    Stop giving Satan so much power
    He has no wins or authority over you
    Life less riddled
    The devil is nothing
    Can’t make a difference in your life
    Won’t make no impact
    unless you allow it
    Get off your sorry butt
    And drop the lies and excuses
    Own up take and responsibility
    Let it all hang out
    Be real
    be the person you are suppose to be
    And ***** the devil and his minions
    Stop letting him ***** you
    The devil didn’t make you do it
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    indeed this was on point
    how dare
    not offended at all
    because it surely my on mental call
    my eyes to see
    and what lies before thee
    lovin each other is the key
    no room for hate upon a growing tree
    ya heart filled will be happy

    often so many hold anger that allow satin hate to spill
    how dare he cast such spell on humankind
    but the thing is every one pose there own mind .
     
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