Black Poetry : people my people

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by mailman2468, Dec 9, 2003.

  1. mailman2468

    mailman2468 Member MEMBER

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    My people open up your eyes so you might see
    As Marvin Gaye might say, what’s going on?
    The only way to fight the night, is to see the light
    The television set is on and what do I see
    People getting beat and killed that look like me
    We own no poppy fields, do we manufacture guns
    But drugs and weapons most of our neighborhoods are over run
    I want to see the light, but before this can happen we must unite
    In the fight, to educated ourselves in the things that are real
    And let no one else tell us how to feel
    Babies having babies with no father there
    Leaving the mother and baby without family care
    When you want to destroy a people what do you do?
    Divide and conquer don’t let them know the truth
    Tell everything is all right, and rock their minds to sleep
    Stop them from asking questions and prey on the weak
    Our past is our present, and our present is the future
    Subscribe to the past, to have a better present, to make a better future
    If one of our young queens is expecting a gift from above
    All involved must give understanding and love
    This drug called crack this stuff is whacked I’ve seen what it can do in it’s full attack
    It’s a parasite that feeds of the need that the body craves
    Turns free men and women into slaves
    We spend millions guarding our shores from the fight on the ground to planes in the air
    But some how some way that **** still gets here
    Let’s love what is right about our country and things that are not let’s trash
    So some day we can say in the words of that old spiritual free at last, free
    At last thank god almighty I’m free at last
     
  2. Bluewater

    Bluewater Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    feeling the vibe release off this flow
    make you wanna holler
    what is going on
    nice drop
    Peace
     
  3. PositiveMindset

    PositiveMindset Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Tell it, bruh, let it truhtfully be known.

    I likes, I likes.
     
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    gempis Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this is a powerful message wrapped in a very tight flow. i preciate this, mailman.
     
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    word is bond....this is all true...
    keep blastin da sounds of righteousness
    my brotha
    one love
    khasm
     
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    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Strong Medicine...True Message!
    Very tyte flow!