Black Poetry : Why a black poet CAN'T be president?

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  1. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Before I start with this poem I want everybody to know that this is Foxi. I changed my name and a new one was given to me by someone I look up to. So, from now on I'll be krazelyricks. Holla at ya gyrl!!!!!!!

    Why a black poet CAN'T be president?
    Why are the political parties so hesitant?
    Where's the opportunity......There it went
    Black poets.....yeah, we heaven sent
    But why can't we be president?
    Didn't we send the rhymes about the real story for 9/11 unbent
    Didn't we make our voices heard so others would get the hint

    Weren't we besides Malcolm in Washington D.C
    Stood by Martin in Salem lyrically
    Spet those rhymes about those four little girls when that bomb went off quickly
    All the while standing strong and writing visually
    Taking pieces of our history
    Making pictures of the politically
    NOT correct world we see daily
    Did we not hold hands stating....ONE DAY WE WILL BE FREE!!!!

    So, why can't a black poet be president?

    Were we not the ones talking about the hood
    Not only the bad but the good
    Speaking clearly so we understood
    Breaking bread for that same community's food
    Hoping and pray one day we would be president......yeah, I wish I could
    I mean would.....
    Walk in that white house and make it all good

    I mean since we were the ones talking about our heritage
    Knowing that life can sometimes be a *****
    We STILL wrote about the economy and the high bridge
    Even though some times we weren't always on that same ridge
    We STILL spoke without a glitch
    Which
    Might I add, we always had that nitch

    So, why can't a black poet be president?

    While that white president
    With the squeaky clean slate is on that white bench
    On vacation with this month's rent
    Taking his father's place in that heavenly white seat and when
    Another bomb goes off that's when

    We will be president!!!!!!

    No, take that back
    It will be when the natural resources are out of Iraq
    When every black sistah NEEDS a mack
    Where every black brotha is on the corner selling crack
    When AIDS is over blown and tha white man takes back
    The black man's mind, and that's a fact

    We will be president!!!!!!!!!!

    When we are totally controlled by the man
    When A black poet can't speak without the white president holding his or her hands
    Talking demands
    And taking over our African land
    And
    When the white house ain't even grand
    It's no longer white, but black as a pan
    That's when

    We will be president!!!!!!!

    That's when they decide they don't have to have power anymore
    Because they already have our mind, so that's a bore
    Taking all our powers
    And giving us what they don't want anymore
    But we STILL adore
    When there is really no power for the president......not anymore

    That's when, we will be president

    AND NOT A SECOND BEFORE!!!!!!!
     
  2. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you fam. Um....some people responded before but there were complications. Sorry about that. Thanks for posting though.
     
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    daroc Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yeah heard u drop that one in chat was really feeling it.. much love
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    go head on this was tight...
    likes ya style...
     
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    PropheticNsyght Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Doll I'm loving the new name and this poem was hot!
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You have a way of dropping the truth that is a poetic wakeup to behold. Love to read you young poet, no matter what the name is.
     
  7. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks fam for feelin' this piece. It's always a joy to share with you.
     
  8. Alpha Male

    Alpha Male Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Reply to Krazelyricks

    Krazelyricks, I positively approve of your use of rhyme
    What your poem proclaims is right and right on time!
    Perhaps that great poet president will one day be you
    Then you can issue orders that have our point of view

    Seize the Day!
    Great Poem YOU have made!

    Please show me some of your love
    Today read and reply to my thread entitled:
    " Dear Alpha Male, please help me, signed the slave from torment land"
    Please tell me about my skills, tell me if their weak
    or show nuff real----------Thank You

    If you read and replied once!
    Do it again, kick up a notch!----------Thank you
     
  9. 7thPoet

    7thPoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    D*mn Sis...
    this joint gave me chills...
    :hot: :hot: :hot:
     
  10. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Alpha Male: Thanks for feeling my joint. One day I might just be that president, thanks for the encouragement bruh. I will reply today too for your post. I been meaning to do that. I saw that your last poem had the most replies. I'm sorry I haven't gotten to it before now. Thanks again.

    7th poet: Thanks for the love. I liked that part too and I try to put more feeling into that paragraph when I read it. Thanks for feeling me.
     
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