Black Poetry : LET THE KIDS PLAY!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by reggaediva, Feb 7, 2004.

  1. reggaediva

    reggaediva Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Do you remember when our parents lets play outside for hours,
    And when we came in it was bout time for the shower.
    Momma would smell us and say "whew you smell like a puppy dog!"
    Within the next hour we were sleeping like a log.
    I'm here to inform you if you already didn't know,
    Today it seems like our kids have no safe place to go.
    Wherever you are at, it the same all over;
    I betcha $5 you can't hear no kids playing RED ROVER.
    The things we see on the streets today,
    Is evil animals looking for prey.
    Few of yall might say "Its not like that in my hood!"
    Dont talk so soon because it could.
    You've got crackheads, prostitutes,theives and drugdealers;
    Not to mention the gangstas, thugs, rapist, and man-killers.
    All of these people forgot what it was like to be a kid,
    They forgot all the fun things as kids that they did.
    All that hop-scotch, hide-n-go-get-it, truth an doubles dares.
    Hold on to your memories and pray our kids will be fond of theirs.
    Now when you see those wrong doing people remind them of they day,
    When they were young and ask them " Don't you think its bout time to let our kids play?"
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    indeed speak on play time !!!!
    ya scribing sweet
     
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    Very nice.

    Really makes U think about all this.

    Nowadays, kids grow up way 2 fast, cuz they can't play.
     
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    You know, we usually don't think of people the way they were, just the way they are. Anyway, this was so on point.
     
  5. reggaediva

    reggaediva Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i WAS INSPIRED TO WRITE THIS BECAUSE SEE MY LITTLE SISTER WANTING TO GO OUTSIDE AND PLAY THEN HER MOTHER IS ALL SCARED OF THE "OUTSIDE WORLD" sHE CAN ONLY GO IF SOME ONE IS OUT THERE WITH HER. AND SHE IS 9. MAAN WHEN I WAS 9 HELL I WAS ALL OVER THE PLACE. NOT LIKE MY MOMMY DIDN'T CARE. BUT SHE KNOW i WAS GOIN BE SAFE. THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH.

    JAH DIVA :thanks:
     
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    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this is a nice flow...
    eye opener..
    so sad that the kids can not play :(
    so scarey now
    even in your own back yard
    nice point made here
    eyes wide open
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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    guttapoetfromny Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    im feelin dat

    nice....... i like it alot
     
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