Black Poetry : She's a Statistic

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  1. SwtT

    SwtT Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    One out of eight females....will have been pregnant
    When they are attending high school.........

    My best friends a statistic
    Ain't nothing I can say..
    My best friends a flippin statistic
    Cuz she had unprotected "play"

    My friends tummy is swellin
    She used to be a stick
    My friends tummy is swellin
    Al b/c of a D**k

    She has two more months to go
    Then she'll have her baby girl
    Her mother's 17, her dad's a drug dealer
    She's brought into a flipped out world
    Me being who I am
    I talk her head off about community college
    She grins and dismisses me
    Like My minds fulla garbage

    My best friends gonna be a mother
    Her baby daddy gives her drama
    My best friend is gonna be a mother
    I can't picture her bein a mama

    Dang, we had fun when we were younger
    We had fun and didn't care
    Now my friend's having a baby
    She wishes it wasn't there
    I can't get on her case
    Cuz she knw that I ain't pure
    But she don't wanna talk about it
    But she's keeping it for sure

    My friends having a girl
    It'sweight on our shoulders
    My friends having a girl
    I hope it won't turn out just like her

    Life kicked her in the rear
    But my life will go on
    I'll be in college in fall of "04"
    While my girl will be at home
    I'll send pictures of the guys
    While she sends pics of the baby
    I'll be actally going to sumthing better.....
    Man, Life is so crazy

    My best friend's a statistic
    And we thought we had it made
    My best friends a flippin statistic
    we watch the girls we once were fade.........
     
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    indeed and well felt
    flow on!
     
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    This was a heartfelt piece. Wonderful.
     
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    ....
     
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    I'll send pictures of the guys
    While she sends pics of the baby - SwtT
     
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    Hey swtT,

    Wonderful piece!! :toast:

    ~Sierra~:heart:
     
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    That was beautiful. Way to stay strong and stick to your own dreams, girl.
     
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    This is so sad but so true, tears that flow, the pain of the children
     
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    thanx for sharing

    ahh...this is beautiful,T ,though it is quite sad what happened to your friend, my prayers go out to her.
     
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