Quiet Poetry Lounge : My God Is

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Legacy21, Jun 26, 2001.

  1. Legacy21

    Legacy21 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I shout words into the atmospheres
    Piercing years of…
    Misconceptions
    Misdirection of thought
    Almost had me bought
    Into the ******** American dream
    Where C.R.E.A.M
    Is obtained through lurid means
    But my people are 3rd eye blind
    Bumping heads on the path 2 find
    That illusive thing called power
    Self-realization would make it clear that it had always been ours
    But anglicized society
    Would have us trade in our identity
    In the name of Cash Money
    Cause see the **** don’t come for free
    The green be having a ***** hypnotized
    For a dead prez I will tell lies
    Steal from my own mother
    Beat down or kill my own brother
    Cause blinded subconscious ain’t peepin’ the scene
    For all my senses seek is that green
    Which eradicates all reason
    And causes me to commit treason
    Against my self and others
    Wealth is my lover
    Entangling me in lustful rhapsody
    Of hundred dollar ecstasy
    It excites me
    It indicts me
    It makes me fancy free
    Foot loose
    It causes me to submit to the noose
    It is what I covet above all else
    It is worth more than myself
    I grovel at the mercy of Wall Street
    It makes phat *** beats
    That bling, bling in some young girls eyes
    Causes her to part thighs
    For crews of wannabe ballers and players
    Glazes the eyes of those deemed haters
    It is my master
    And I am it’s slave
    I am the worshipper who gave and gave
    At the altars of this great God
    That curses me
    Endlessly
    With my greed
    This endless need
    For riches
    It causes sisters to be come *******
    And my brothers mere ******
    It matters not how I obtain
    Just as long as I can gain
    More and more
    Of it in stores
    I will make my daughters whores
    My sons drunks in the shadows of doors
    I will reign terror on my community
    Grant criminals’ diplomatic immunity
    All in my pursuit of this power
    Of the Almighty Dollar
    For it is my God!
    And I am shod
    With the preparation of it’s awful gospel
    And will spread my chaotic, psychotic mentality
    To those who share the same obsession as me
    Cause who could I not persuade
    In the name of getting paid
    And years later down the road
    When I am dead, my body cold
    I will lift up my eyes in hell
    Raise my voice to the heavens and yell
    “My God! Why has thou forsaken me!”
    But He will not answer
    For though I served Wealth & Economy
    So faithfully
    My God was and is only me



    Copyright © 2001 By Chantay “Legacy” Leonard
     
  2. UbZoRbShUn

    UbZoRbShUn Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    oohhhhhh weeeeeeeeeeeee

    For the love of money is the root of all evil. This here was on point for real. Throughly enjoyed.




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  3. baller

    baller Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    a wonderful example of...

    how NOT to be...rooted in the evils of prosperity. what can money do? how can it make you be...the happy-go-lovely person you were intended to be? can it make you free...make you live, happily? or bring about the change in your personality? is it good, this change...is it right for you? do you do the many things you mother taught you to do?

    THINK.

    do you wanna worship anything that can't give you life...and love...and happiness...and...................

    NOT THAT MONEY ISN'T A GOOD THING TO HAVE, SEE WHAT I'M SAYING:)