Black Poetry : Tobacco Road

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  1. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    First twist was a pall mall

    it was the bacco call
    then i went to salem
    to see see see what
    i could really be
    when i met up with winston

    American value was basic
    like chesterfield all kool
    so i went for my GPA in my capri
    then cross da sand wit camel
    to learn about kent and Doral
    reaching Tareyton i had to fight then switch

    Until i saw Benson & Hedges
    on da winding roads of nowhere
    trying to best buy me a way out
    so we took sail into Newport formore's
    and found monarch on a lucky strike
    in marlboro country that was merit

    I had the Tempo of Top choice so True
    i felt like it was a triumph so viceroy offer me Virginia slim
    how could i say no when i know she would
    give it up on 20's only to kill me
    on tobacco road.
    :help::help::smokin::help::help:

    Don't matter which way we go the big three gonna get us u see!​
     
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    Lataisha Nicole Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ooh wee, I feel ya. I stopped burning the ganja for minute, because THEY say they won't hire me like that. However I noticed that once the smoke cleared I found myself getting fat. So in spite of myself, over looking my health. I know it wasn't right,just had to curve that appetite. So here I sit on this lonely thread as the smoke surrounds me in my bed. Dang! Since I have no man, and no work out regimen plan, I open the window and turn on the fan. In hopes of someday being finally free, from this monkey, that has chosen to sit on me.

    Bless! Great write, and you already know, a sistah is relating to ya!
     
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    DANG.....:bball:DARN.....:bingo:DAY~YUMMM....*throws down towel*
    :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:

    IF poetry is designed to tell a story
    About one's Living Reality
    With it's Natural born outcome
    Is something to be avoided
    exploited comes to mind
    We the Big Three in ALL we
    taught to See!

    THEN this 'poem' Speaks volumes for ....


    M.E.
    :hearts2:
     
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    Rich, when I saw the title I immediately thought of the song by Lou Rawls.


    But, what you did with this was a riveting story with a lesson for us to learn within it.


    Absolutely FABULOUS!
     
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    yes indeed sis , now that you have come from under da smoke
    no need to worry about a man which can be a joke
    a small jot to touch up a few spots ya got it on lock
    freeing self from da tobacco road
    was a feat a goal da work one mold , ya go Lataisha Nicloe
    Thankz for feeling me on this tobacco Road :hi:
     
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    yes sista Truetothecause, the big three carries posion call
    Tar, Nicotine, and Carbon Monoxide
    so when we journey on this back tobacco road more harm comes upon us
    from our own hands , from within the mirror what is seen can be a rude awaking
    against us by self .......Time we think about a lucky strike !!! Thankz sis
     
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    Yes cherryblossom let us see pass the reflection in da mirror to reality and it's dangers
    when we journey down Tobacco Road of nowhere to somewhere the story of
    freedom awaits us and our lungs ......Thankz sis happy you see with my eyez
     
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    The only thing i can do now is be a road runner and get free out da clouds of death
    where i may end up nobody knows but my true fate which is my leader and guide here
     
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    My Dear Sir Richness...

    Being that I used to reside on Tobacco Road for many, many years enjoying the soul-satisfying smoke of the neighborhood’s popular brands, Kools and Newports, I can definitely relate and appreciate this smoking piece of poetry. It took me awhile, but thank God, I relocated to ‘Smoke Free Lane’ 7 years ago, been breathing happily ever after, since.

    You are a caring soul... thanks for sharing this with us:)

    Feelin’it souldeep!
    Coco:dance:
     
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    A place we all should reside at on SMOKE FREE LANE thankz sis for your lovin words
    that will show it can be done if we just say NO and make that change we have to
    start with inner self to get the outter lair to see how clear it is when the smoke dust
    go away lives saved and promised .....word sis thankz Coco
     
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