Black Poetry : the "eye"dea

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by j'hiah, Jul 26, 2002.

  1. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    help us God
    b/c we have been blinded by the eyedea
    as it is being told
    that what glitters is gold but i think all that glitters is litter
    for example;

    no that's o.k... too many scandals to name
    too many corporations to blame
    too many educated targets to aim
    they all live in the utopia of fame and fortune
    deprivation
    is the portion of their cup in the end they wonder which way is up like richard pryor...

    no biggie to me that the economy's under recessive fire
    i've always been like "**** who wants to hire"
    so "pluck" the eyedea of society and me being the asset
    when they haven't given me the job i qualify for to my *** yet
    but oh yeah, it's the social order of things...
    my character has to have a certain ring
    and i have to be able to sing in an accessible pitch like your corporate, domestic *****
    "but sir i have the knowledge i'm done with college"
    the thought of the dean's list... the reality of mr. clean's list is vexing...

    the thought of walking before you crawl is driving you up the wall
    they tell you
    "it's who you know"
    "it's the college which you go"
    "did your pastor say so??"
    i feel as though even God's patience is getting low with senseless society
    senseless piety
    all the while momz was like "don't lie to me" i see why she was tired of me often feeling defenseless...

    i see their eyedea...
    i see the reflection from their cataracts dawning a path i choose not to take
    the sunny path of gain which ends in rain forget making that mistake again
    only my eyes can see the reality by which i live and will live in
    God is judge within

    speaking of eyedeas...

    ever heard a smile is just a frown turned upside down?
    ever seen the tears of a clown?
    didn't luther say a house is not a home?
    didn't mr. biggs spouse love to roam?
    that's what i call reality.

    (reality is that we need Jesus and i ain't preachin')

    a fool only sees
    a wise man sees beyond
    fully aware of the the fool mentally leaves undone....

    pluck the eyedea
     
  2. poeticdelight

    poeticdelight Member MEMBER

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    and very wise you are

    say dat sweetie :)

    pd :heart: :heart: :heart:
     
  3. Reason

    Reason Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    J

    Absolutely brilliant flow!!! I can't say enuff about you cuz... you stay on point!

    Reas
     
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    He is exactly what we need
    and no... you ain't preachin'
    you just keepin' it real.
    I felt the flow.


    Scribeaboutit! It helps
    CCBSKYN :heart:
     
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    Go on and preach J'hiah...
    excellent flow...Imma read this again!

    Epiphany :heart:
     
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    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    yo much respect poet

    this has to be one of your top five and that's a hard decision

    poet you know i lovedided this work right?

    words don't do justice

    you have me in awe

    much respect
    and i bow to you poet

    loving your power and insight

    DSS
     
  7. Amun-Ra

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    Good eyedea

    Some one needed to say it and you said it well--Amun-Ra :D
     
  8. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thanx fam.

    pd,
    i said dat :wink:

    reason,
    back at'cha peep. you bring for no reason.

    coco,
    thanx queen.

    epiphany,
    i can see you runnin down the church isle girl, watch out nah! :D

    street,
    my boy. 'sall i gotta say.

    amun,
    thanx for readin'.
     
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    GA_Sunshyne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    super-size dome.


    well... looka heah at my lil brother droppin'
    some fa sho knowledge on the page... :D
    glad i didn't miss this one complete-ly!

    i always knew your head was that big for
    some reason... it's starting to make sense
    to me now... :lol:

    itsallLove, chile. nfinite-ly!

    elayne.
     
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