Black Poetry : Just an Observation

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by nabraska, Sep 5, 2004.

  1. nabraska

    nabraska Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I had been goin' through some other threads and some old posts, and these are just my observations in a some-what poetic form remember we all have a voice and it's up to you to use your voice if you agree or disagree

    What is white, what is black;
    is there such a thing as a woman’s role,
    and can u tell me how brotha’s act?
    From religious belief’s to stone cold facts,
    to hip-hop and spoken word being under attack…

    These are some of the issues
    in the community:
    Mama of the baby goin’ crazy because,
    daddy just went down for fity pounds of crack;
    judge wanna give him 50 to life
    because it’s rock, not powder,
    and that brotha don’t know how to act.
    Now it’s hood livin,
    in a single mom, high rise buildin’, where the homeless are numerous, and grown *** uncles be copin feels…
    Drug dealers do drive-by’s because all they see are 36” platinum wheels…

    What is white, what is black;
    is there such a thing as a woman’s role,
    and can u tell me how brotha’s act?
    From religious belief’s to stone cold facts,
    to hip-hop and spoken word being under attack…

    Been under attack since Africa’s ancient amplified intelligence—
    but since slavery times it’s been betrayal by each side and the diaspora and her people
    suffer.
    Pan-Africanism is suppose to be the solution, however,
    Toms like Cosby is pollutin’ and dilutin’ our thoughts with…
    Proper English.
    Maybe he just missed too many Brown Hornet episodes, forgot about hard times,
    like havin’ no shoes for the snow, and junk-yards that he created….
    now the old man up in Rolexed arms tellin’ me how the white man is relatin’…
    And then there are the Africans who call american Blacks lazy—
    but I’m on my soapbox shoutin’ and yellin’
    “WHERE IN THE HELL WERE THE RESCUE SHIPS BABY!!!!”
    We went through forced slavery, legal separation, and to date,
    there’s not a single African nation—just a bunch of ***** and *******
    (because they not brothas and sistas)
    with guns believing that a genocidal system will undo the things that have been done….

    :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight:

    What is white, what is black;
    is there such a thing as a woman’s role,
    and can u tell me how brotha’s act?
    From religious belief’s to stone cold facts,
    to hip-hop and spoken word being under attack…
    And what of the spiritual thoughts
    you a christian whose been sold and bought believing in the trinity
    of the blue-eyed devil, masturbation of phallic symbols, and a god who has masculinity
    whooooooooeeeeeeeee!!!! then there are the mathematicians, the kemit believin’, hebrew teachin’, astrological preachin’, profits posin this word as truth…..
    get me from this earth and to the root—cuzz the Higher Power creates millions of thoughts and blessings by the hour so our little human arguments can exist,
    I can’t even fathom how the Higher Power doesn’t get pissed reading and listening to all this nonsense.
    But I guess, that’s the key to a God allowing the creations to see and explore….
    let’s just stop blowing up the next door because of difference of opinon
    Now I know, I done stepped on some toes, probably gathered a few foes but folks that’s not my intention, let us take 10 seconds to think before we really discuss religion.
    I have my thoughts, I even shared them in a piece called
    “I Forgot”
    but some folks are “deeper” than that.
    So let us remember that this earth is older than the 25th of December and who here is really that old, so before you post, I am just asking the questions, and I doubt you have the complete truth u think u hold….all I’m sayin is

    :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight: :fight:

    What is white, what is black;
    is there such a thing as a woman’s role,
    and can u tell me how brotha’s act?
    From religious belief’s to stone cold facts,
    to hip-hop and spoken word being under attack…

    hip-hop battlin’ leavin’ post for poets who lookin’ for battling,
    rhyme skills voice on two wheels like turntables spinnin’….who’s winnin’
    in a sense we all are because we are goin’ far through the art of
    cooperation….I’m already wrapped in this online world capturing the styles of debatin’,
    relatin’, neva hatin’ because rhyming is only one way of communication.
    Blind men can see the screen of suffering where souls share their deepest, and most private……penny for your thoughts???
    still a newbie who recognizes the need to support so situations can be sustained and strengthened…
    Overstand the economics of the enjoyment of everyone who encompasses the energy of this section of the cosmos……and I’m still askin

    What is white, what is black;
    is there such a thing as a woman’s role,
    and can u tell me how brotha’s act?
    From religious belief’s to stone cold facts,
    to hip-hop and spoken word being under attack…
     
  2. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    you have alot of talent...this was original...
     
  3. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    well i aint gone say i like ya style this time....
    seems to be my main line wit you...smh
    creative write and i enjoyed this piece
    very good observation flow it and release
    love this scribe speaks loud!!!!

    Peace
    Angel
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You touched upon many things in this scribe. Mainly, what this piece makes me think, is that none have all the answers, most don't profess to know more than they actually do. And together, who knows, we may even be able to move mountains. Observe away, I like the way you flow it into words.
     
  5. deepy

    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    nice how you took myriad concepts and allowed them to flow into a piece.
    recognizing the diversity of this destee world..i have to check out some of these threads...you have looked at more than i have read
    so many ideas , so many thoughts...keep flowing like that
    so that i can get caught
    up
    nice flow...
    .
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    mannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!!! Nab u of the hezzy
    dis was too tyte awesome and very creative ya talent is
    untouched poet u keep it coming i be loving ya vibe wow!
     
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    toylin Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    *taking notes* Ignore me.. I'm just trying to be like you when I grow up.
     
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    The power of observation is what being a poet is all about. Your argument is sound, your voice powerful, and your talent knocks me off me my feet ~ The solution? Keep bearing light!
     
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    Mmmm I see brotha you really HAVE been going through the files havent you :)
    THis was very riveting...and when did you say you were coming into voice chat to read this LIVE for us brotha :look: :read: :)
    because THAT would be LOVELY :)
     
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