Black Poetry : Vacant Lots - rolling out from the Lighthouse

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by Bishop, Jul 30, 2001.

  1. Bishop

    Bishop Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Vacant lots everywhere
    Prime real estate
    Buildings fall
    Folks move in
    Kids play softball
    While just a few feet away
    Money placed in a soup can
    Waiting for delivery
    Rock stars hanging on the corner
    Peddling their wares
    Not aware
    Of the black caprice
    Cruising thru
    Shots ring out
    And babies fall
    While Rock Stars
    Continue
    On
    Kids
    Continue to play
    Walking over used condoms
    And
    Broken needles
    While watching hookers
    In gang ways doing their thang
    On in a squad car
    Bobbing for apples
    Vacant lots
    This is the spot
    The reservation where they put us black folks
    Welfare laden and unemployed
    Cultivate this lot
    And enjoy
    Pit bull vs. rats
    Who will win?
    Playing bball alley style
    With a bike rim or milk crate
    No rules
    While
    Sitting in a burnt out car
    Dirty old men
    Con young girls
    Rape
    Incest
    It all goes on here
    For a little scratch
    You got to offer up the snatch
    Vacant lots everywhere
    Enter if you dare.
     
  2. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    Haaaaaayyyy Bishop :wave:

    wow ... never thought of it as being our reservation
    you bring to light an interesting observation

    it's some preach'n up in this place this morning
    wow ... what yall do over the weekend
    bringing flows that aint try'n ta pretend
    that things is messed up all over our land

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    :argue: Yo Bishop you gots my mental fighting for more over here...Da lab in da Lighthouse is spitting heat...we's about to :court: some intellect up in here.

    whose next on the train stop?
     
  4. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    man this

    could been written from any hood anywhere on
    PLANET EARTH

    man i know of what you speak
    it seems the more poverty stricken a place is, many others places have the same problems like they mirror each other - almost like a control chaos if you may a mandated process almost


    Peace My Dawg

    DSSNY
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    WOOOWEEEE!!

    HOT SMOKIN' FLOWS I SEE
    BISHOP YA JUMP OUT LIKE A
    RED BULL MAN .....Y'ALL HITTING ON ALL KEYZ
    FLOW HEAD ON !!:toast:
     
  6. Hunter

    Hunter Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    An excellent scribe poet...you took me there...I watched as you laid down every line

    *inquire-within*
     
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