Black Poetry : subway series: from da lab

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  1. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    My mind’s in an elevated level of haze…

    I can’t breathe from the stench of life
    That takes control of me….help me
    Can’t you see my breathing is not steady
    As I struggled to stand under the weight
    Of life, the weight of strife, the weight of
    Wait, hoping that tomorrow will bring more
    Than a candy coated dream full of holes…

    My vision is clouded as I attempt to walk
    Through the mist of weeded up policeman
    arresting coke-heads caught beating up the
    exstasy-addicted hookers just trying to make
    money to feed their crack addicted babies;

    and you call this life?

    this world is more interested in a missing intern
    doing the bureaucrats who “in turn” ends up
    being a victim of a serial crime winding up the
    face on the cereal box when all they had to do
    was come up from off their knees under the bureau.

    And yet two children missing just as long but the
    Media don’t care for the ones who seek the return
    Of their loved ones can’t afford to pay the cops, pay
    The tops, pay the press, pay the people to constantly
    Keep the story in the headlines; besides…finding two
    Kids won’t bring down another administration

    And you call this freedom?

    Where does it all end when we live in this land of the
    Free and the brave stolen from the “free braves” who
    Taught us sports and peace and understanding and now
    Live on little plots of land trying to maintain their life
    And the only way we can keep their heritage alive is to
    Name a professional sports team after them;

    My thoughts are flooded with questions for I wonder how
    We a country of “so-called” Morality can allow children to
    Surf for porn in public libraries, rent videos from the net and
    Yet we see commericals that say no to drugs during shows
    Where actors are had “some Coke and a smile” get probation
    to attend the Emmy’s for which they were nominated;

    And you call this America?

    My mind’s in an elevated level of haze…
     
  2. Bishop

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    Dnommo!!! That was TIGHT!!! Man what else you got in that lab??? Getting ready to roll mine out!!
     
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    is this Sunday morning ??!!!

    go 'head Dnommo ... Preach !!!

    luv it!

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    Bishop,

    man i told y'all friday we about to heat this thing up...The lab is rolling whose ridin'?

    Destee,

    I had a marvelous Sunday...The gates have been opened...
     
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    MO

    yea it's us versus them

    Washington Redskins
    the missing interns
    say no to drugs
    but a movie called "Traffic" show there's no traffic light to stop it

    you hit all the points

    and we wonder

    is this America?

    even though i wasn't alive back then i would say the 1950's started the dumming down of America smart people were look at as nerds but the way i see it it was the dumb people who felt insufficient. i mean look at me i was called bookworm back in school (not because i read books cause i seldom do) because i did my homework. i wanted to pass, and all those guys how called me bookworm are either dead, or in jail so it goes to show you when you try to achieve something people who are not even on your level are there to bring you down. (i know you wasn't talking about that just thought i'd throw that in)

    DSSNY
     
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    STR8 OUT DA LAB

    MAN YO! U GOT MAD SKILLZ
    I GOTTA RIDE ON THIS TRAIN
    MAN I LIKE THIS FO REAL!!:toast:
     
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    So'ja,

    i feel ya man. all through school i was ridiculed because i was reading on a college level by the fourth grade. I was put in all the upper level classes and because of the constant ridicule, i intentionally lowered my GPA so i could get into the what they called the "average" classes. And you know what? All those that talked me down are locked up or dead or just plain miserable... I suffered a minute but i learned my lesson...

    you opened a door there bro...the lab's cookin something on that one...

    $$$RICH$$$

    bring da heat son!!!!
     
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    Been there dnommo, I skipped first, third and 8th grades went to the top rated High School in Chicago, but I craved to be like the other kids, until I realized that I had a gift, and I shall never deny that gift again....
     
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    and you know this. they tried to stop me once but never again...

    "your gift will make room..."
     
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    DA HEAT IS ON!!

    IN MY BLACK ON BLACK.....
     
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