Black Poetry : the next riot......

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by j'hiah, May 25, 2001.

  1. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    my ink is blood
    as my pen scribes
    sends vibes through my brown skin
    imagine how it feels....

    once
    we pitched our tents on a thousand rich hills
    to s
    l
    u
    m
    p
    into the death valley of societal ills
    i'm catching chills by the coldness of the blood spills
    as Amerikkka kills kills kills- black (you)th
    we bleed......

    we lack truth as they poison feed our seeds
    with creeds
    like "we the people"
    as "they" the people
    say the people are 3/5ths and unequal so slay the people
    with miseducation
    misinformation...
    and take no heed to their demonstrations
    just arrest them for being in lawful violation.....

    as i read the headlines
    i mean
    deadlines
    'cop kills unarmed black man'
    either a case of mistaken identity
    or it wasn't a gun, but a celly
    as they show
    her son
    her daughter's graduation picture on the telly....

    in l.a, new york, sinsinnatti
    she cried
    but noone heard her
    from the loud cry
    of misdemeanor
    for murder
    for murder!!!!!

    this nation is what we made it
    but until we run it
    and not run in it.....
    this corporation is what we made it
    but until we run it
    and not run in it......

    another riot
    another riot

    again when it's dark
    he will point his gun in it as you park...
    build your ark
    for the next riot
    for this time it won't be as quiet.......
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    TEACH & PREACH

    LET THE WORDS BE WRITTIN
     
  3. poeticdelight

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    Moment of Silence

    silently
    i pray
    immersed in solitude
    draining the pain away
    of all my troubles............
     
  4. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    j'hiah~

    Tight Prose j'hiah. You getz a raised fist from this sista on this piece....it definitely evoked my thoughts!

    BING BING BING ~ AWARENESS!!

    Thanks for sharing this with the family!

    One :heart:
     
  5. MzNappi

    MzNappi Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this hits home

    girl this was genuine indeed

    man if you all don t posse up (the destee poets) and come to memphis to my spot i don t know what imma do!!!
     
  6. j'hiah

    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    this piece foreknows the uncontrollable chaos the next riots will
    bring...

    sherykah- i feel ya'
    $RICH$- *dap*
    pd- i gotcha back :wink:
    N2urSoul- i'm raising the fist of reality.. thanx ma...
    Mz.Nappi-actually i'm a he. :lol:
    jehiah's my name. it was funny that someone had logged in
    with that name on the old afronet, so i couldn't use the masculine "e".
    my unborn daughter's name shall be jahira
    (thought i'd throw dat in :wink: )
     
  7. Destee

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    but after it is over
    we shall all return
    to the garden
    of serenity
    together

    very nice J'hiah

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  8. MapleXtract

    MapleXtract Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    It is...

    ...definitely, saddening realizing what we've evolved into; to come to the realization that 'change' doesn't actually occur. Negativity, simply, hides behind an 'altered for the better' facade. But, its evident that [negativity] steps out from behind the facade and shows itself, at some point or another. I'm, truly, diggin' the truth exuding from this piece, poet...
     
  9. poeticdelight

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    jahira/jehiah

    O-kay

    (jah)ira

    pd
     
  10. Destee

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    hmmmmm ... now i'm think'n that this is my favorite J'hiah peace ...

    but hold that thought as i move deeper into our poetry closet :)

    Giving Honor to our Featured Poet of the Week!

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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