Black Poetry : It must be nice

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by krazelyricks, Feb 7, 2005.

  1. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I was talkin' to one of my home girls from over sea
    And guess what she had the nerve to say to me
    She said, "Girl, it must be nice to be over there and be free."
    Ooooo, and you know I went off, right? I mean, real quickly.

    I said, "Girl, free?
    What the HELL is free?
    If free is being looked at in the swats as a refugee
    And being took in just because of a crime down the street
    That the white man said matched your idenity
    Then that's me
    If free is not being able to get a job because you got a felony
    That you didn't even do, then THAT's me
    If free is getting the scraps from the white neighborhood
    And giving them to your hood
    That's me
    If free is what's in front of me
    Talking about it must be nice, I ain't free!!!!!!"

    And then there was silence!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Then she spoke
    She said, "****, free ain't over here either
    Being a ******** G.I soldier
    What kind of life is it wearing a camoflage uniform in a Hummer
    Knowing that every soldier
    Next to you is a mother of father
    And they leaving their son and daughter
    To be in army to protect ya
    Free? being scared that terrorist are out to capture ya
    To hurt ya
    Scared to sleep in the bunk cause the soldier
    next to ya
    Might be a trader
    And gut ya
    That ain't free, that's why I would rather
    be in America!!!"

    It must be nice
    It must be nice
    It must be nice
    It must be nice!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Krazy, it was nice. I enjoyed you.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    whewwwwwwwww! u laid it out correct
    tyte joint sis
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    And what is worse, not being free in the "land of the free", or not being free in a war orchestrated by those who deny us our freedom? Always giving us something to think about poet. Flow on.
     
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    Yo girl, this kinda reminds me of an old MC Lyte lyric: "they laugh because they assume I'm in prison, but in reality they're locked in."

    It's all relative, isn't it? You made your point well. (as usual) :dance3:
     
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    free is when ya mind can release the soul and the physical opression of a life that is all about the $$$$ because aint Sh*t 4 free and neither is our lives we live. Nice drop sis :welldone:
     
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    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanks family....as always your comments are always appreciated.
     
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    queentswana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    As the saying goes: "Let freedom ring" ...and fall on the ears of the deaf-tone only.
     
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    i liked how this one was layed out kraze. Two different aspects of what was free.
     
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    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you queen and prize. It's always a honor to hear from the both of you.
     
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