Black Poetry : Thirty Thousand a Year

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  1. Vyolet

    Vyolet Member MEMBER

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    30,000 a year on a western Institution
    I am spending 30,000 a year to not learn my history
    I am spending 30,000 a year to not learn my literature
    I am spending 30,000 a year to ignore my politics
    An accepted prestigious degree that holds no weight to me
    The perfection of the "lucky ones"
    The accumulation of the "your not like other..."
    That is what I'm paying for
    The stamp of approval "You act like a..."
    "You don't talk like a..."
    The final step
    The washing away of black
    30,000 a year a small price to pay for such a transformation
    Step into the door black,
    Step out "nice" and "clean”
    A cheery voice smiles at the testimonials,
    The cheer is lost on me
    Where are our 30,000 a year education?
    No. Good "educations" can only come from these asylums
    30,000 a year a small price to pay...
     
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    phenomenalwoman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Vyolet,
    :weights:
    hear you loudly and clearly......

    :darts:

    Def on target
    and despite all this
    "Still we rise"

    Peace and Blessings
     
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    Seems like much ado about nothing, but all you can do is take what you have indeed learned and mold it into a stepping stone. I liked this direct flow.
     
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    :hi: Vyolet,
    Welcome aboard, it's so good to have you as part of the family, just relax and enjoy the stay.
    I surely understand where you're coming from. nice piece and will be looking forward to more, thanks for sharing this one.
     
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    Roses are read Vyolet is blue... invest in the future, becoming you.
     
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    Thank you for all the replies, I really appreciate them.
     
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    Doing your thing and the message was well recieved. :wink:
     
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    Welcome to destee.com
    very nice flowing here
    :uzi:

    come join us in voice chat as well
    sometimes....share your flow on the mic
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    Peace
    Angel
     
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