Black Poetry : Parental Guidance Suggested

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  1. Street So'ja

    Street So'ja Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Your mama taught you fairy tales when you was little
    Tried to hide you from the things from you which were brutal
    Like some people do suffer and some blow up like FUBU
    Some will show love and some will abuse you

    I say show the kids both versions
    Cause once they're old they will be uncertain
    Can't decipher between fantasy and reality
    Growing up thinking everything is made by Disney

    Sheesh I ain't mad at ya
    Too much looney tunes and you've got a cartoon character
    Strictly "old brain" no new mesh for the outer cortex area
    I mean LOVE kid games too, just set barriers

    Don't hide the REAL cause when they get older they'll be in shock
    Thought it was what it was but It's not what it's not
    Some people have condos and duplexes on their block
    Some blocks consists of empty lots

    My mama give me the FRONT of greater society
    Instead of being real with me
    For myself I had to see
    Then I had trouble with sobriety

    Couldn't handle the truth because I didn't know
    I didn't know
    Which way to go
    Ebb and flow
    The highs and low

    So when I talk to the youngsters I talk to them real
    Not like some baby and a happy meal
    Not all kids learn at the same pace
    But be straight up and don't lie in their face

    You think kids don't know stuff
    But they know more than you think they know
    Some off the cuff
    Kids are not fools
    And most of the bad stuff I learned was from the other kids in school
    And if you grew up with a nanny
    Then you'll never understand me

    for you non-medical people the "old brain" handles functions like breathing, heart rate, hunger needs, have you ever heard of "brain dead" well that's the "old brain", it will keep you alive on a primitive level with NO thought process
    your brain is a muscle, exercise it like you exercise your biceps and quads
     
  2. shaneak

    shaneak Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Parent or Guardian

    That was nice!!! I'm still a bit of a youngin so my friends say. But I've always been younger than most people i know. You speak the truth, and I'm definitely feeling ya. Show it for what it is. Because i see too many people my age...even me sometimes. Still living in Disney land and don't want to see the true earth for what it is. And in return a parent can hurt their child more than keeping them safe. Always in need of an intellectual word every now and again. I will definitely have to share one of mine with you. I may post it today...i have to look at first. ;)

    Shaneak
     
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    SAY THAT!!!!!!

    this ain't nothin but troof!!!!!

    Thanks for this! :)

    A
     
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    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    So'ja -

    "power be to the people" brother...knowledge,enlightenment,upliftment,and information empowers people. Keep making the masses stronger.

    one love,blak
     
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    ***MOMMA!!! SO'JA AT THE DOOR!!!! CAN I GO OUT AND PLAY BALL?!?!***

    hey So'ja, this is tight. showing both sides while opening eyes to things unseen. gotta keep this one in the best of da' Street...
     
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    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    SO'JA....

    you have your very own rayz of Sunshyne...
    & you don't even know it... :wink:

    you are brilliantly insightful on this peace.

    i am lovin' what you do... did you know that?

    AlwaysLove...
    Sunshyne~
     
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    GQ Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Street!!!!

    My brotha ya threw down, down, down on this joynt. And the beauty of it is it is REAL!!!!

    Respect
    GQ
     
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    Good Work! :rolling:
     
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    SAY IT! SAY IT! SAY IT!

    I am all over this. Thank you very much.

    BE
     
  10. Street So'ja

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    thanks

    for the love people you guys make it all worth it
     
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