Black Poetry : I know I'm ghetto

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  1. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I know I'm ghetto
    Cause I have my hair fresh cornrowed
    My nails 3 inches long with a design like whoa
    My grass this here thick cause I ain't got no lawn mo'
    I rep South ward and live a life of a hardcore
    But I don't care cause my man gettin' out tomorrow
    On parole
    Shot two snitchers so they won't steal from him no mo'
    I know I'm ghetto

    I know I'm ghetto cause I gots to have my red kool-aid
    Sit on the couch watching Urkel make his family mad
    Never gave a beep or a beep about a dang thing my mama said
    Just cussed her out now her face red
    I ain't got no dad
    His @ss been gone I don't even know if he dead
    I think his name was Red or Greg
    Some junk like that my momz said
    Just had a baby by this duked out baller and his @ss dead
    Got shot in a drive by before we even wed
    So I loves gettin' high and drinkin' off that keg
    I know I'm ghetto and it ain't nothin' to brag

    Been shot twice in the back
    Got to friends and they never have my back
    But still we ride clean in an Esclade as a pack
    User and abusers of the gack
    Always using the projects as a downfall.......I ain't never don' that
    Naw, I take that one back
    But I do live my life the best way I see fit heck
    I know I'm ghetto and I think I finally found my nack

    These roachs gettin' all in my baby's ear
    Call the paramedics and it take an hours for them to get here
    Wonderin' if we free it shol' ain't in the projects here
    I been here all my life and ain't got nothin' but fear
    Fear of a bullet with my name on it to wear
    And my momz don't even care
    She gotz all kind of brothas comin' in and out of her
    In and out of here
    Just with them cause they buy her some fresh gear
    But I'm gettin' tired of them tryin' to get in me too.....I won't even go there
    I just stare
    And hope my baby don't grow up to be like me, bare
    And ghetto as a mug with nappy hair

    I know I'm ghetto I can't stop the erge for that weed
    Gots to have my a blunt fifty every day of the week
    I'll even sleep with the dealer if I don't got enough for him to supply me
    I steal and rob for my baby
    But take what I buy the baby for me
    I'm a tru gee
    I don't care every life comes with a fee
    And if this is the fee to be ghetto, I don't care cause I'm still foxy

    I know I'm ghetto!!!

    I know I'm ghetto cause I perpetrate with what I wear
    I'll buy a suit causing two hundred even though I know we ain't got water over there
    Got to go next door to barrow sugar knowing I ain't never gon' get it back there
    Eggs, Water
    Sugar
    And aluminum foil......it don't matter
    I don't care
    As long as I get what I want or better
    I know I'm ghetto and I don't care either

    My g-mama just died last weekend
    I caused a scene at the wake and in the casket I jumped in
    I hollered at all my kin
    Then I went home and got high again
    I beat down a girl cause she found out I was sleeping with her man
    I don't care I really didn't even like Dwan
    He was just someone
    Paying a light bill for me and a car to get home
    He wanted some so I gave some
    That's no harm
    I know I'm ghetto and that's why I'm alone

    I know I'm ghetto but don't hold that against me
    Or my family
    Living in the projects and living it lovely
    Ghetto, but that was given to me
    But I take it graciously
    And hold none below me
    I'm just a ganster chick living wealthy
    You feel me?
    I know I'm ghetto but dont hold it against me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. SwtT

    SwtT Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    girl...you are too much:)...this was tight
     
  3. SensualReality

    SensualReality Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    u know u ghetto when you write a poem about being ghetto........
    Foxi,u done showed out foreal with this poem you got me over here singing,"You know you ghetto,you ghetto.":lol:
    I liked this piece do that dang thang
     
  4. gempis

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    Once again, my young sister, you have left the board in flames and got me goin whoa! You got mad skills - so glad you share them with us.
     
  5. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Ya'll so krazeee, thanks for feeling this piece. It's funny cause I got the idea for this poem when somebody called me ghetto cause I was sitting on the porch drinking kool-aid and clipping my toe nails. lol. I had to show them I was proud to be ghetto and no one could show me any differently. Thanks gampis and sensual.
     
  6. angelicsage

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    Girl...we ALL...get a little ghetto sometimes...
    let me guess what flavor kool-aid you was drinking...

    Red..

    am I right... :D j/k...

    as always...lil sis...this was tyte...
     
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    You're quite crafty with that pen, but you don't have me fooled, what I see in you is a beautiful poet, no matter where you hang your hat, you've just got it like that.
     
  8. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks ya'll. Angelic, you so krazy but you know I got to have my red kool-aid!! :wink: Thanks watz, yeah I'm a gangster poet. Gots to keep it gangster with a poetic touch. :lol:
     
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    keep convey'n ya mindstate...
    cause this ish was grrrrreeeeaaaaat...forrealla
    one love
    khasm
     
  10. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    my sister you are talent.....have fun and make that money this summer
    show them what ya got and you cant be stop
    flow on gurl......Angel
     
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