Black Poetry : what if

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by THA HOOKUPMAN, Sep 20, 2004.

  1. THA HOOKUPMAN

    THA HOOKUPMAN Banned MEMBER

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    what if
    it was it was illegal for women wit hammer toes
    to wear sandals in the summer time when it gets warm
    what if all the poets in the forum
    left their egos at the door and helped each other
    to get betta like it was the norm

    what if grandma's living room
    didnt have a tv on top of a tv that doesnt work
    surounded by graduation pitures
    wit a dusty spoon and a fork on the wall
    next to white jesus and grannies martin luther king pitures

    what if teachers got paid more so people wanted to be them
    what if u turn on the light and
    roaches didnt stop
    like u didnt see them

    what if A.J from 106 & park got a haircut
    man i'd cut it for free
    what if james didnt die
    and good times was still on tv

    what if sport stars retired and they could never return
    what if hot was really cold and ice really really burned
    what if the moviephone guy wasnt really annoying
    what if peace really meant peace and fighting was the Acronym of destroying

    what if tiger woods was black and life was deemed fair
    what if horses was bald and u found them on the block
    buying black girls hair


    what if people didnt use their cell phones as their home phones
    and we could talk before 9
    what if nina simone was still alive
    man i wish i could rewind time

    what if we got our 40 arces and a mule and started feeling equal
    what if people stop senting me those emails telling me to forward it to ten people

    what if golddiggers was arrested and it was cool to go dutch
    what if rap on black radio wasnt played so much
    what if world wars where peaceful
    and gandhi was violent.
    and sign language was noisy and spoken word was ,.........silent

    thank u for reading ....hookup :thanks:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    what if life was to be beautiful
    what if freedom really was
    what if black folkz was rich in wealth
    what if we could really unite in unity as a whole in a community
    and fulfill the needs within our self with full support
    how would the world be seen then what if i wonder what if !!?

    these are the many what if that race through our minds daily
    and the only answers we find is still unknown yet what if .....
    this was nicely created u just hooked us up again !
     
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    caramelpython Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    :spin: What if this poem was not a great scribe? :nono: But then again that would be a lie because this was off the chain and right on point! :deal:
     
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    What if Thahookupman never discovered Destee's forum? Then I wouldn't have read this piece, and thoroughly enjoyed the humorous and thought provoking questions within it!
     
  5. THA HOOKUPMAN

    THA HOOKUPMAN Banned MEMBER

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    thank u all for your kind words :thanks:
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    that what if...i think we all have that flowing in our heads....Peace
    Angel
     
  7. Chastity

    Chastity Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    What if you were not blessed,
    with the chance to express,
    Your gift of poetic finesse,
    Then our minds were not have been stimulated....
    Thanks for the mental sensation... :cool:
     
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    triniti424 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    LOL @ hammer toes :lol: THANK GOD SOMEONE SAID IT LOL
    smh
    anywho brother...you are a phenomenal artist...i can only imagine the affect you have LIVE and in living color
    As the creator is real so is your divine blessed talents my brotha
    because this was SO wonderful got me shakin my head and fannin myself like its church lol
     
  9. THA HOOKUPMAN

    THA HOOKUPMAN Banned MEMBER

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    thank u triniti424,Chastity.....im glad u all liked it :thanks:
     
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    Finally got here.....

    What if life was still simple
    And every word we spoke was true?

    Beautiful scribe. But then, you knew that already. :)