Black Poetry : True 2 Self

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  1. PositiveMindset

    PositiveMindset Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Man is only as good as the words that he speaks.
    Can U trust a man whose speech is full of deceit?
    Tell U something, that something never comes 2 be.
    Makes a vow sincerely, but that vow U can't believe.
    Alters things that happened becuz what's happened is history.
    Loses proof so now that proof is just a mystery.
    Places blame on others & make them take a guilty plea.
    Makes me wonder why they cannot be true 2 self.

    Wombman loses self in hurricanes of shopping sprees,
    Thinks that if she doesn't bling-bling then she's not pretty.
    Makes her face up so her facial flaws cannot be seen,
    Wants the spotlight on her so she rocks skintight jeans.
    Places self above others & treat them awfully,
    Must get cash or goods becuz her company's not 4 free.
    She's a queen with a selfish mentality,
    She'd rather be envied instead of being true 2 self.

    Say U're saved but behave like a prostitute,
    Becuz every day U get laid by a different dude.
    In the choir & admiring the preacher,
    Slip the number after service so he can reach ya.
    He's a married man, well known 4 not tarryin'
    So-called man of God committing almost every sin.
    No room in his closet 4 clothes becuz of skeletons,
    He lives & dies a lie when he should have been true 2 self.

    Never say U're like this when U're like that.
    Becuz everytime U lie, that lie comes right back.
    Then U have 2 wipe off prints & disguise tracks,
    When U get caught don't take offense at other's wisecracks.
    Becuz people call it how they see it, & they'll see a fake,
    I cannot say I see a lion if I see a snake.
    So if I say something, I say that something truthfully.
    Becuz it's a personal rule 2 be true 2 self.
     
  2. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    this is a complex issue

    yet a real simple one

    that most don't get

    you hope that maturity sets in

    in this negative realm we seemed to be wedged in

    very well written poet

    so much truth here

    in true 2 thyself

    peace
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Talk about speaking truth. I've been thinking about this lately, staying true to yourself, cause when you don't you lose yourself. Written directly on point, poet.
     
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    PositiveMindset:
    Wow...this piece is fiyah!!!!
    Nothn' but the truth.....


    Much Luv
     
  5. PositiveMindset

    PositiveMindset Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    So glad y'all felt this, sincerely.

    So many lie 2 themselves so much they believe them & become unknown 2 themselves, then the day comes 2 reflect & the image they see is a stranger.

    Must remain true 2 self, even if self disagrees.
     
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    HI Brother PositiveMindset
    You just dropped a flow that speaks
    just how confuse people are. Some can't be true
    to themself, if they never knew who they are. Or the
    level that they can reach if they only look at themselves
    tru. Very awesom flow brother. Keep speaking it.
    We are all feeling it..Much Love

    Peace~N~Love
     
  7. LovesDestiny

    LovesDestiny Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I cosign on everything that was said! It was so well written I had to take a quick sneek peek at myself just to make sure I'm representing the TRUE ME and not something that the world thinks I should be.

    Great piece!!!!
     
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