Quiet Poetry Lounge : Plastic Woman

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by kenyatta, Jan 27, 2004.

  1. kenyatta

    kenyatta Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I watched as she removed the tracks from her hair,
    with a flair that made her appear debonair.
    I even wondered why in this place she called home,
    she never took time to grow hair of her own?

    Was it laziness or sheer gratification
    that had her locked into this new sensation?
    I sat quietly as she peeled off her illusion,
    of nails that spoke of never having work intrusion.

    And then I got the ultimate surprise,
    of realising I'd never seen her eyes.
    They changed like the rainbow straight out of stargate,
    reflecting what seemed to be a sign of self hate.

    I even found skin cream which made her seem brighter,
    but the small print guaranteed that it would make her much lighter.
    One hole in her tongue, two in her ears and nose,
    had me wondering if next she'd be piercing her toes.

    I laid back for a while reflecting on her style,
    wondering if this is how she was raised as a child.
    I caught her bringing up food and in her hand a measuring tape,
    but before I could speak she said she had to keep her shape.

    We argued because I didn't understand,
    her nonsense about she wanted a real man.
    So that night I decided to play her own game,
    to show that she was really going insane.

    I permed up my hair in a pimpdaddy style,
    got a fake gold cap to flash with my smile.
    Got my fake contacts and made my hair blond,
    and proclaimed from that day my name would be Don.

    I got two fake earrings, one for each ear,
    and manicured nails to make my message quite clear.
    I topped it off with a new Gucci set,
    and a fake diamond watch that no one could best.

    Later that month when the bills came in,
    I sat brightly smiling with my gold tooth grin.
    I said I'd like to help but I've got something to do.
    I have to maintain my plastic image like you.

    Needless to say, for all it was worth,
    it took my doing all of that to bring her back down to earth.


    Luv Ya
    Keita Otiba Kenyatta
    copyright 2003
     
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    wow!! dis was awesomely done and well felt from within deep
    bringing her back to earth whoaaaaaaaa!!
    flow on poetess
     
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    CarrieMonet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    hahahahahahahahaha This is not only good, but funny!! I like it!
     
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    Nice comp., they want a real man but are completely fake...

    Totally feelin' this.
     
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    Where do I begin...from beginning to end this sang the song of the simple sistas who have sadly chosen to be anyone BUT the queens they ALREADY are. Rejecting reality to partake in a fatal fantasy...
    yes my brotha you are MOST DEFINITELY on point. ^5 :)
     
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    Guess you made it plain, fake is fake. There's beauty in all of us, flow on, liking the way you posed this.
     
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    cojamalik Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    34 C's

    Call them fake, since you can't see.
    These 34 C's feel real to me
    (just a little humor)
     
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    Jah Blessings ,
    this was a very mind blowing piece. To be honest when I read this piece, I can see what males think of a females with extras. ya know! But I feel you being true with us. Thank You for sharing and some of that I'll take into consideration next time........one

    BLESSINGS INTINUALLY
    REGGAEDIVA
     
  9. kenyatta

    kenyatta Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    sounds like something stevie wonder would say ! :rolling:
     
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