Black Poetry : still affakin*

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by thepoetsean, Feb 11, 2002.

  1. thepoetsean

    thepoetsean Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    (off the dome)

    yep.
    nose still round--
    skin still
    deep molasses--

    and thoughts still angry from--
    deep seated ignorance that don't belong to me--
    but
    has been
    attached to me like--
    post hoc

    because i am blak
    i am
    everything u make me be--
    u stereotype--
    when u should turn your stereo
    down
    and not type so much--

    although my ancestors were
    African and I am now--
    American--
    HOW AM I NOW--
    STILL
    AFRICAN-AMERICAN

    don't hear us calling you--
    European Americans...do you?

    I am American--
    though i have learned to loathe the word--
    and hate the stars and stripes--
    yet respect them in a sense...

    cause
    'i can't get no....
    reparations--'

    though i try and try
    to break free of my double conciousness--
    thinking back on AMERICA
    makes me glad--

    i'm still affakin*


    sean.

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  2. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I agree & am feelin' this vibe.......

    One of the things I'm seeing or recognizing now with a lot of demographics data that I am working with at my job is that caucasions who are also natives of Africa also are checking the box labeled "African American"....... (what a phuckin' new twist this is!!) Ain't that some ****!!


    Diggin' the Vibe here Sean!!

    N2
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    N2 ya got a point as my brutha scribe a bit of truth
    make self sit back and wonder who self be ...........
     
  4. thepoetsean

    thepoetsean Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    N2 i thank you for feelin this heah.

    sean.

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    Sean,

    Tight *** off the top flowin' bro!!!

    :peace:
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    your take on this reality is about as real as the reality itself.
    If I must be labeled, label me as a black American not becouse I am proud to be, but because I am,
    I just am
    I am black by nature
    and
    American by birth
     
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    thepoetsean Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    rich GQ and shaz

    thank you bruhs for the reads. I am very appreciative.

    sean
     
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    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    that's exactly how i feel!!!
    -7:spinstar:
     
  9. thepoetsean

    thepoetsean Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    glad u smelt it!

    thanx w7.

    sean
     
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