Black Poetry : Renaissance Poet

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Phenomenon, Aug 1, 2007.

  1. Phenomenon

    Phenomenon Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Until balance is fully understood
    I will write standing up on one leg
    Our futures beg us to be gentle with it
    Because they bruise easily as we
    Abuse the present with no mercy
    I confuse smart dudes with views
    That scholars don't mention in textbooks
    Capturing true neccesity with vision like fish hooks
    Luring in a wider perspective on the condition of men
    I think God made me right handed
    Because he knew the left one would sometimes be weak
    Since the left side it where my heart beats
    While at the same time my heart is
    Uniquely critiquing how to perfect emotional speaking and
    Devotional seeking of reform
    We are just a bright storm which means
    It's time for revolutionized hearts to perform and
    Personalized experience to teach others by example
    Learning how to fly as we stumble
    True potential penciled my mental
    Into euphoric beauty of outlaying stories
    Demonstrating His glory by my works on Earth
    Let he who has something to say emerge with words
    So deafening, that the mute will start singing
    I'll represent the truth in how the rich keep breeding
    While the poor keep needing
    Those with millions stop believing
    But those with a few dollars are always dreaming
    I'll respresent the low working class
    An unlimited pass into a sector of segregation
    Another excuse for humiliation
    Equality is silly, it's just seen on occasions
    Who will send invitations to the soldiers
    What about a word of apology
    For the residents in foreign countries
    Where we intrude to uphold an unstable economy
    I can't hold a note, but I'd sing my *** off for real democracy
    There's so many things to say
    Picture a starving child's holiday
    Please don't collpase as you fight for the few scraps of recognition
    Laid in the laps of blind politicians
    Appearing to be kind apparitions
    Then the care dissolves, when money is involved
    Life makes it harder to be a Christian
    While freedom is a crooked contract
    And justice is just too abstract
    I don't believe unity and America have ever met
    While the established men are always supplied
    With goods produced by a common man's blood and sweat
    Until love is fully restored
    I'm willing to be spiriutally explored
    Until the global economy
    Gives equal opportunity to the poor
    Until the slum lords get evicted
    Until dirty police are convicted
    Until those who are selfishly on their feet
    Will be asking that hungry child for something to eat
    So much corruption
    My thoughts won't have time to sleep
    Even though the Earth feels motionless, there is movement
    Even though the world seems bad, there is room for improvement
    Ignorance is expensive, but knowledge is free
    I'd rather live in wisdom than die of stupidity
    Being beautifully human, I don't view men as demons
    I only see worldly consumed men longing to be new men
    So let's agree then, that a difference is relevant
    Let's make progress while problems have easy access
    My spirit will sometimes fall into deep darkness
    But not even Rock Bottom will hold it
    Because I believe change is blessedness
    And I want to be part of that change, I want to be a Renaissance Poet

    Copyright 2007

    Medicine For The Mind
     
  2. Sassysammy

    Sassysammy Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    That was fiya Poet, I felt the passion to depths of my soul, loved it.
    Flow on!
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    We all have that potential to move mountains. You like to do that poetically. This is the type of piece that makes the reader think about their own spark inside. Phenomenally written.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    awesome scribe dat leaves me looking deeper into da phenomenal glist.
     
  5. abstract219

    abstract219 ...standing on the shoulders of giants MEMBER

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    wow. im feelin this jawn. this is the work of a truly concerned poet.
    i like how you tackled social conditions, politics and development of the self in a rhyme scheme, which is hard to do.


    "We are just a bright storm which means
    It's time for revolutionized hearts to perform and
    Personalized experience to teach others by example
    Learning how to fly as we stumble
    True potential penciled my mental
    Into euphoric beauty of outlaying stories"

    that stanza right there was worth the trip. just beautifully written, it gives hope.

    real talent. real write. realness.
    phenomenal work. ill be reading this one again, and again


     
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