Black Poetry : the hook

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  1. MzNappi

    MzNappi Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    tears just don t come no more
    i guess this is why
    i push my pen
    to mend the many
    bloody tears my heart pumps
    pumping fist kiss the wind in anger
    they twist and tangle
    against the many viscous vines
    of the jungle
    missionaries mumble
    old school spirituals
    while big booties shake
    in the club for thugs
    being caressed by a wicked
    society
    babies at home crying
    they have never known
    and will never know daddy
    while they cry for mama
    standing on her only good foot
    here comes the hook
    tears just don t come no more
    i guess this is why
    i push my pen
    to mend the many
    bloody tears my heart pumps
    feet thump inside foreign windows
    outside the area of the ghettos
    dirty hands
    scope and scan
    white suburbia for priceless stones
    and precious metals
    superman of caucasian corporate world
    wants to be a hero
    and protect his material
    1-2-3 slugs to his chest
    1-2-3 ****** charged
    and placed behind bars
    a product of society’s equation
    no justice in this book
    here comes the hook
    tears just don t come no more
    i guess this is why
    i push my pen
    to mend the many
    bloody tears my heart pumps
    when i compose my ghetto anthems
    there are never enough strong voices
    united to chant them
    quick to holler
    it s all about the dollars
    bling bling
    we sing sadness
    in the middle of confusion
    and promote madness
    real is referred to as
    scandalous ******
    who haven’t figured
    they are greater
    than the paved streets
    they become addicted to
    never stopping to think
    who their wickedness is inflicting
    180 verses 180 conflicting
    religious leaders with their holy books
    contradicting
    me and my lighter flicking
    eyes to tight to look
    here comes the hook
    tears just don t come no more
    i guess this is why
    i push my pen
    to mend the many
    bloody tears my heart pumps
     
  2. alyce

    alyce Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    you be my

    mad ghetto prophetess! slangin verse like nobody's bizness! I felt the lyrics fly across the page and hit me in my eye...and I flow'd with the rhythm that still beats where you stomped on my chest....pumpin my mental...and not one line can I deny when I think I wanna cry

    you left nothin uncovered and it's too clear ain't nobody in this got the luxury of bein 'let' off the hook....

    a

    PS sho nuff dug the musicality of this joint! "...here comes the hook"...for real! Love it when you come in and drop the science!
     
  3. GYPSYMAN

    GYPSYMAN Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    MZNAPPI!!!!

    all i can do is bow.....and think.

    *MEDITATING*

    On A Continuous Journey
    GYPSYMAN
     
  4. DymePlaya2g

    DymePlaya2g Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Always wyze and putting life into perspective...raising many questions...left to interpret the answers as they pretain to us individually...singin' life's song, and listening for the hook!

    LUV'd this thoroughly Mz. Nappi!

    Love&Respect
    DP2G
     
  5. wildflower7

    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    nappi girl neva ceases to amaze...
    this was the piece you wuz talkin bout a couple months ago
    the one with the hook
    i enjoyed thoroughly!
    thank you for singin to me...
    -7
     
  6. Afridancr

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    MzNappi

    Shole nuff lovin the rhyme in your rhythm!!

    Real life poetry;)

    Mos Def off the 'hook'!
     
  7. MzNappi

    MzNappi Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    and for sho!!!

    thank you al for the read and the love!!!

    untilthenextime~one
     
  8. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    MzNappi,

    Sister this was "Off the Hook!!!!" You got me sitting here at work reading your piece over my mental instrumental. I dig your rhythm for real. This is classic...."10"

    Scrap the "four mics" you get blakverb's "five raised fist award"

    and the quotable of the year is, "...pumping fist kiss the wind of anger/they twist and tangle against the many vicious vines off the jungle/missionaries mumble old school spirituals/while big booties shake in the clubs for thugs"

    "10......million"

    one love,blak


    I do need to get to Memphis indeed. Hit me on my email [email protected]
     
  9. byin

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    I read this.
    I read this out LOUD!
    fluid.
    water for the masses.

    byin.
     
  10. Monetary

    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    This is tight...very nice.

    We'd love to hear you drop this piece in voice chat.

    Just click on this link http://www.************/ and you'll be in the home of poets...your home is waiting for you.

    :thanks: for sharing

    :D :toast:
     
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