Black Poetry : THE PAIN OF STIGMAS

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  1. Desert Storm

    Desert Storm Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Now going to a new DEPTH is the pain of STIGMAS
    It knows no regret
    It challenges you on all fronts
    And you will never win

    It attacks the poor, person of color and persons of no color,
    It attacks foreigners, it attacks your social class, it attacks your pride

    It's ruthless
    It devours your hope
    It sucks the life out of living human souls

    It beats you down
    Causing you to hold your head down low
    It hurts everyone
    Most oftenly those

    Innocently, as children
    Without a care of day
    Because of who your momma, or your daddy was
    Or just cause you ain't got a penny to ya name

    Out of the mouth of babes
    They ignorantly slander one another
    Well, you ain't this and you ain't that
    Cuz my daddy is So and so and so

    The Pain of Stigmas
    Brings you down low
    When you english isn't good
    And they are puttin on shows
    That mock another persons race

    Casting those STEREOTYPES
    That in real life we are expected to play
    That in real life we are told who we are
    Rather than telling other who we are

    The pain of stimgatizms
    Won't ever go away.

    DS
     
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    HI Desert Storm
    Wow! This is a game that I would never want to play
    How can people be so ruthless
    and the children feel more of this pain then any one
    else because there is no escape for them.
    They are indeed pinned under the thumbs of this
    craziness. Much love warrior.
    Feeling you very deeply in this scribe, and will beat you down


    Peace~N~Love
     
  3. Desert Storm

    Desert Storm Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yea sis,
    thanks for stopping through
    DS
     
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    so heart felt and the pain mostly children feel cuts deep
     
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    It's that feeling we get when someone has already made up their minds about us, and they don't have an inkling about us in reality. It effects children so harshly, how true. Speak on it.
     
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    And seems these stigmas are later identified as labels
    making it next to impossible to escape the fable
    that as an Afreekan Descendent you are inherently disabled
    as you continue to live out the behaviors consistent with the label

    lazy
    crazy
    manipulative and
    shady

    stupid
    fat
    attention seeking and
    lacking self esteem

    player
    hater
    ho and
    *****

    In the end this is what you grow up to be
    as an adult it's only the label we see


    :hearts2:
     
  7. MRS. LADY

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    And you will never win

    ^^^ stay up DS..... don't give up.. that's what they want you to do!! man, I feel ur pain tho....... flow tight!!


    you are inherently disabled
    as you continue to live out the behaviors consistent with the label


    ^^ whoa.. powerful point... hit a home run with that right there... much respect.
     
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    truetothecause Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes...yet....the MOST IMPORTANT PART for M.E. was this...

    the fable
    that as an Afreekan Descendent


    why you leave dat out:?:

    :hearts2:
     
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    I'm Enjoying your flows DS
    :bowdown::band: :bowdown:

    :hearts2:
     
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    Desert Storm, I quite enjoyed your treatment of stigmatization. What cruelty there is in such practices. Thank you, for taking us there. That's exactly what we poets do. PEACE.
     
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