Black Poetry : Poetikkk Justice

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  1. Legacy21

    Legacy21 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    If I be the bitter salt of the Earth
    Then let me burn eternally in the raw wounds of America
    Let my blood color the eyes of newborns
    As a testament to future generations
    Who would deny the genocide committed against my people
    Let there be no lies left to brainwash the people with
    I’d rather go out with a pen in my hand
    And a gun at my temple
    Than to cater my words to watered down messages of multiculturalism
    When my own folks don’t even know half their own culture
    Most of these people claiming universalism be culture vultures
    Seeking to devour and savor the richest part of our heritage
    Without the struggle
    And we let them bandwagon our ***** like the latest fashion
    I’m so tired of lying to myself everyday I look in the mirror
    Most of my people just surviving
    And don’t know anything about living consciously
    Unconsciously suffocating beneath layers of enforced denigration
    Integration was our worst enemy
    Tell me why the fucc you call yourself Amer-I-can?
    When it’s really ***** No You Can’t
    White dead boys rule the world
    We give the corporate plantation 9-5
    All our gotdamned lives
    Never living for ourselves
    You will never be free making money for someone else
    Politics to my people be like
    Hot diccs and old tricks
    Whose getting fucced the worst in the name of the game?
    Called patriotism
    I’m bound to catch a disease
    Cuz if White America catches a cold
    A ***** got to sneeze
    Bush got yall fools bushwacked
    Smacked with heroin schemes
    That he injects into the veins of mainstream media
    Yall ****** got to have yall daily fix at 6
    Tune in for the world’s greatest drama
    Elder Bush hates Saddam and Osama
    So he sends his dumb son, Bush Jr., from the sticks
    To hit licks on Congress
    Get the lawmakers distressed
    Pimp the press
    Stuff the crack pipe with more patriotic hype
    Convince the people that the war on terrorism
    Is about bringing peace
    When you really need to pack your piece
    For that mothafucca who calls on a draft
    To send your sons, husbands, and brothers to pick a fight in No Man’s Land
    Cuz he can’t stand the fact that Saddam exposed his treacherous *** to the masses
    Your children will shed their blood to make the Bushes richer
    Cuz they want more oil
    Another piece of the action
    Without having to toil
    Willing to leave the world in turmoil
    In pursuit of egonomics
    Where dollars devalue the worth of humanity
    This **** is insanity
    And ****** think this is our fight
    You need to be slapped until you regain your Black mind
    Let them beat and bomb the **** out of each other
    While we take cover and make plans to reclaim this land for ourselves
    400 years paid in crimson tears
    Is more than enough justification for us to demand reparations
    So fucc your Emancipation Proclamation
    Your Civil Rights Voting Act that in fact ain’t law
    And expires in 5 years for yall that don’t know
    Affirmative Counteraction
    Your 40 acres and a mule and schools that make our children into half educated fools
    Your grants, your NAACP (oops), your welfare, your system restrictions and Declaration of Independence Fiction
    Your Manifest Devastation and all political assaults and setbacks
    Targeted against my people to throw us off track
    Take that **** and shove it right in the graves of the Founding Foredeceivers
    Let them deep throat their own falsehoods until they choke
    On their own imperfect nation forged in injustice, inhumanity, and insanity for all
    Wrap the American flag around every Bushes neck and hang them from the flag pole on Capitol Hill
    Cuz this just is
    What I call Poetikkk Justice………
     
  2. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    there's a lot of truth and strength in this joint.....
    ....keep it comin .....


    Peace be unto you!!

    N2
     
  3. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    and the...

    FIVE RAISED BLAK FISTS AWARD FOR POETIC EXCELLENCEGOES TO:

    Legacy21!!!

    This piece was inspiring and real. Keep sharing the knowledge

    blak
     
  4. Gaylee

    Gaylee Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was an incredible poetic political statement, or actually many statements, so much to read and absorb, so many liines to pick out as the "ones" and just in total so darn well done!!!!
     
  5. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    yo i showed this to a friend and he and i both agreed this should be plastered in every black home in america

    and i like this line

    Tell me why the fucc you call yourself Amer-I-can?
    When it’s really ***** No You Can’t

    but every line in the piece was
    VERY VERY VERY POWERFUL

    DSS
    peace and totally agree with your points

    poet
     
  6. Legacy21

    Legacy21 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks for the love yall. A sista just gets tired of the media circus and politrickery, so I think we all need some hard hitting truth.
     
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