Black Poetry : In Time of War

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  1. 1poetsought

    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    In time of war :fight:
    Who's keeping score
    One... two... three... four
    One more dead boy

    In time of war
    Homeboys get armed
    Babies keep dying... and
    You lying through your teeth, man!

    If you're appalled
    War must be stalled
    Who's on the front
    Of that White House lawn... yeah!

    In time of war
    There ain't no peace
    Thieves in the night
    Wanna steal your joy ~ boy!

    In time of war, wait...
    Here comes the bomb :bomb:
    The hate you export
    Is coming back home

    In time of war

    Let's have no more

    One... two... three... four

    No more dead boys,

    Let's love! :grouphug:


    Darryl Abdu Omari
    aka 1poetsought copyright 2004
     
  2. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this is a very deep and straight forward poem of thought that rings a truth that is so scarey...much love poet...
    feeling your scribt
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Don't know when this one will end, too many young men and women live's being cast away, and for what, really? Like the way you posed this, it's definitely something that is on our minds.
     
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    WORD!!

    Love the way you dropped this.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    yes indeed on point wit dis here brutha
     
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    One...two...three...four,
    Do you really think there'll be no more??

    Front line is where we'll always be,
    and we seem to be there willingly.

    Our black men are dying...and our babies too,
    and it seems to be nothing that we can do.

    Can we stop the war...and bring on peace??
    and stop killing our babies...to say the lease.

    We need more love in this world...in which we live,
    let's bring "Joy" to the hearts...who are willing to give.

    This is such a heartfelt poem and it is surely worth reading...
    you did a wonderful job with this.
     
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    NICE POINT. KEEP UP GOOD THE WORDS
     
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    turtle1 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    THIS IS A VERY NICE FLOW!!!
    VERY STRONG WORDS!!!!!!!!
    I LIKE THE WAY YOU PUT IT.
     
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    deep drop
    and on point
    flow on.....
    Peace
    Angel
     
  10. 1poetsought

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    Thank you! I may protest too much, but this is my calling.