Black Poetry : Why even Try?

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  1. GhostDog15

    GhostDog15 Active Member MEMBER

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    getting a little better, but here it is

    Why even try?

    Why do we try?
    Why do we even try?
    To get to the top, to be the all time high
    Why try when you know we all gonna die?
    Why try the fame when your only camera shy?
    Why try to get a office strangled in yal 10 dolla tie?
    Why go to war when it just makes mommas cry?
    There ain’t nothing to see, they say the top is a lie,
    There ain’t never gonna be a brother, controlling our skies,
    But what if, we can get a ****** to spy?
    What if we could get a brother to my,
    My office, the office of my,
    My nation, the sensation, of a black making us try.
    If only we had the leader that can teach us to fly,
    If only we could see what would happen if we try,
    I wish we could have blacks tell us why.
    Just tell us why, Why we even try.
     
  2. Melody

    Melody Active Member MEMBER

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    I'm glad i wasn't the only person on earth who felt that way. Still try'n to grow up, I only have the way of a white-ruled-world to build from. Somebody show me the way....

    *smile* Nice....
     
  3. caramelpython

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    We try because in failure we are the victors because we have tried only thing worse than a failure is a non attempt to even try. "Think about it" :wink: :deal:
     
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    caramel, that was hot
     
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    caramelpython Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm glad u enjoyed it and I hope it helps also .. U are deep and I want u to continue to stay as deep as the sea!
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    indeed we all still have a chance
    this was a nice write
     
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    nice drop
    flow on.....
     
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    yes..indeed
    to try is to know
    Nice flow
    Peace
    BlueWater:heart:
     
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    wonderful piece
    now my reply
    take it in thoughts
    and then apply
    despite the challenge
    we can't deny
    we've already failed
    if we fail to try...


    Nice drop... Thanks for sharing
     
  10. gempis

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    I most def understand the frustration here. But you do miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take. If you keep tryin, you have a chance. Tight verse, my friend.