Black Poetry : i can't breathe (social conscious warfare 101)

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  1. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I can’t breathe….

    I can’t breathe when I opened the letter
    Addressed to me the social distracter
    Always trying to tear down with assumptions
    Of who you be and who you want to be…

    I am the one, who instilled Driving While Black,
    Affirmative action, racial profiling, fitting the
    description, life sentences for a vial of crack,
    welfare construction then destruction, unbalanced
    approvals of mortgage loans and always pumping
    alcohol and drugs into your neighborhoods and
    now someone has poisoned me…

    I…can’t…breathe…

    How could they get to me? All I did was open the letter
    addressed to my fellow cohorts, and me the majority thought
    process, the Old Boy mindset, the ones who don’t want any
    color in the White House, unless they cleaning the toilets…
    Yeah that’s me and you have poisoned me…

    I…can’t…breathe…

    My thoughts are ***cough cough*** tearing my soul
    My thoughts are ***cough cough*** changing and now
    I just wanna give jobs to you and open closed doors and
    Change the rules and fix the laws and look at the 50 percenters
    As a full person and reduce the penalties for crack and
    Increase the penalties for ecstasy and take the liquors
    Out of the hood and move them into suburbia and I don’t
    Know why my thoughts are changing…

    What have…you done to me? What was in that letter you sent me?
    I don’t work for the Post Office nor am I in the Senate…
    I’m your everyday bigot working my way through life and
    you select me to receive this letter that stops my breathing?
    Who is Martin Luther King? Malcolm X? Charles Abernathy?
    Frederick Douglas? Gabriel Prosser? Denmark Vessy? Nat Turner?
    Dred Scot? And why did they send this to me?

    I…can’t…breathe…

    I’ve heard about biological warfare but how is it that this thing
    Hasn’t killed me but change me into something I thought I would
    Never be…someone who love my *cough* loves my *cough cough*
    Loves my black brothers and sisters...NO!!! NO!!! I DIDN’T MEAN
    THAT…*cough gasp cough* I DIDN’T MEAN THAT!!! WHAT HAVE
    YOU GIVEN TO ME WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO ME!!!
    WHAT… HAve…You…Done…to…me….

    Next morning…

    HEADLINE: THE KKK SOCIETY, POLICE AND GOVERNMENT OFFICALS
    AGAINST EQUALITY WERE FOUND DEAD IN THEIR OFFICES…
    APPARENT VICTIMS OF AN OUTBREAK OF ANTHRAX…

    Absolute
    Nullification of
    Treachery
    Hatred
    Racism and
    Anarchy
    Xponentially…

    Think about it…
     
  2. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    you know who did this

    because like guns and drugs
    the hood don't make
    antrax either

    good deep work here
    man

    DSS
     
  3. Rashad

    Rashad Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Mmmmmmmm.

    This is good.
    I mean really good.
    I need to thinK....
    TYTE POET
    TYTE:)
     
  4. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    no doubt poet...

    thank you both for the read


    one.
     
  5. Nia Maishani

    Nia Maishani Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    O.k., I'm feelin' ya.....

    .....and I'm also feelin':

    Absolute
    Nullification of
    Terrorism,
    Hatred,
    Racism, &
    All-American
    Xenophobia…
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    dnommo

    Just do da **** thang den! :D I'm lovin' this brotha! Keep it comin'....

    Always :heart:

    N2
     
  7. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you both for this one...

    just clearing the air...

    one.
     
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    Very Very good
     
  9. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Dredog...

    thanks bro'...

    one.
     
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    Dnommo ... this peace is exceptional!

    wow ... i am loving this so much ...

    i can't breathe ...

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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