Black Poetry : STRUGGLES unfinished

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by THEONE, Apr 17, 2004.

  1. THEONE

    THEONE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Whats a brotha to do when situation keep arousing
    Layoffs come, jobs being cut, No assistance by public housing
    Simply left all along......Backbones gone, or at least thats how he feels
    A man aint a man when he looks at himself and can't pay his families bills
    When he looks at another man and laughs, but the reallity of it becoming
    him sends him chills!
    Does it make him less of man if he cant understand, and often screams out why!
    With his head held down sobbing sounds as the man begins to cry!
    Would it make him less of a man if this man thought that sometime head might rather die
    Then sit back with a caged feeling! Watching life pass him by..........................................................................
     
  2. Nita

    Nita Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yes

    So many struggles life throws our way...
    I enjoyed this one, nice drop ;)
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    da struggle continue by birth
    this was felt within flow on say it
     
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    And it is feelings like this that have caused so many brothers to run away with their tails between their legs, cuz they were made 2 feel inadequate.

    The struggle continues...

    Keep it comin' cuz I'm diggin it.
     
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    Struggle declares there will be a winner and loser
    That choice is up to us!
    I like the direct approach of this poem
    It's almost like a conversation!

    Good poetry



    PEACE AND LOVE
    twision
     
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    You brought this struggle to the floor directly. I know men are conditioned not to cry, but sometimes that's all you can do. You're human, you hurt, what are you supposed to do, life can be unbearable sometimes, doesn't mean you're giving up, just hurting.
     
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