Black Poetry : WHY SHOULD I CRY REVOLUTION....WHEN IT'S NOT CRYING FOR ME

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  1. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Why should I really CRY revolution?
    When no one else is giving their devotion
    It’s a bad potion
    The revolution never did make full rotation
    No one is taking hands in this motion
    ****, I’m tired of declaring my determination
    For a revolution
    Of a truly damned nation
    Why should I FIGHT for the revolution?

    I cry education
    has been getting a back repetition
    And people look at me like I’m in public fornicating
    I don’t know where we are in this revolution
    But I do know we are a long way from our destined location
    While White and Asian
    Still hatin’
    On us we waitin’
    For a revolution
    That ain’t nothing but a pigment of our imagination
    Why should I DEVOTE myself for a [email protected] revolution?

    Government ain’t NEVER gon’ be right
    Black and White
    Ain’t never gon’ be tyte
    And our children will NEVER know wrong from right
    We can have all the faith we want but why fight for something that ain’t gon’ end right
    C’mon now, how are we gon’ fight when we talk about our own people because they black as night?
    Why FIGHT to LOSE for a fake revolution out of sight?

    You can stand in front of a podium all day but the information is just going to go in one ear and out the other ear
    People hate to fight for what they fear
    Maybe, they fear the peace that would be here
    If the revolution was real and pushed in second gear
    But for now all they do is worry about what they wear
    How long their nails are......as if I care
    And what celebrities are the newest pair
    So, why fight for a revolution when no one else cares?

    Nuclear bombs
    In Vietnam
    Pimps following Bishop Don Wan
    Kids killing other kids and thinking it’s fun
    Rappers calling black females b!tches in their songs
    And young girls wearing skirts this here long
    So, why should I BATTLE a revolution, and the world is built on WRONG?

    How and why do I shout and it seems not enough?
    Black folks just try to be tough
    Holding pistols/ guns deflating bluffs
    Fake mink coats.......baby fluffs
    Drug dealers with the dough forming master puffs
    Is ANY revolution ENOUGH?

    What is the revolution?
    Why do we fight for a divine revolution?
    We MUST first have a definite foundation
    Black, White, and Hessians
    Before we can fight for that revolution
    Until then ***** the revolution

    I’m not trying to be deep
    And I hope this is NOT a statement I have to keep
    or repeat
    But the revolution is a cheap
    thrill or slow leap
    And I refuse to put a penny of my energy in the heap
    So, I don’t give a beep
    Or a beep
    “ F” that beep
    Why fight for a revolution that’s cheap?
    I’m fighting for a revolution and I feel like I being cheated

    The revolution started right when we stepped foot on this land
    Took Indians off their native lands
    And brought “us” over here because they “can”
    Don’t give us rights right off hand
    Looked at us as 3/5 human
    Put all the pressure on us we could stand
    And promised us a mule and 40 acres in land
    But we didn’t get it so [email protected]
    They freed us and called us “*******” not humans
    Beat and hung us for sleeping with a White human
    No front bus for the blacks........STAND!!!!!!!!
    Not eating in front of diners........STAND!!!!!!!!!!!!
    The revolution fixed this
    But what about the drugs from the white man
    That was given to the black man
    The revolution didn’t help with the recent problems for the black man
    So, why fight when no one else is taking a STAND?

    REVOLUTION!!!!!!!!!
    What revolution??
    *****, it ain’t no revolution
    At least not for me or you
    Fighters for the crew
    Are little or few
    So, do you really think there’s a revolution for you?
    Why fight it when there are NO WARRIORS
    DOCTORS
    Or LAWYERS?
    Revolution, ha.......I’ll NEVER be a G.I Soldier

    Revolution!!!!
    ***** the Revolution!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ***** the Revolution!!!!!!!!!!
    It’s not real........it’s imagination!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. ASHANTA

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    Oh my blessed sista the revolution is right here in front of me a sister warrior of truth shall open the minds of many, you may not be able to save all, but it takes a few to carry the torch, there are many warriors but from the history of the black panthers strength is not given free to those who hide behind the clad brace. Treason shall always be the devil revenge. The torch is burning the sister warrior of the pen shall open many doors.
     
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    the first revolution is always with self...from there it extends outwards to those you can reach. I once learned that a million dollars was nothing but an accumulation of small bills...just a a hundred pennies make a dollar. Yet we so often step over the penny....forgetting that if we were ONE PENNY SHORT, we would not have a million. How many times have you been one penny short only to find that you couldn't get what you wanted? Be that penny...you might be the one to make a dollar or million be real. better yet, since revolution simply means "change"...you may be the one to spark it without ever knowing it was you.
     
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    Spoke words of Wisdom

    I agree, we gotta fix what's on the inside before we can ever take ourselves to the cold hard world.

    Thank you for Speak'N the word
     
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    this is a powerful peace...
    I think it is good to be firm in your convictions, as well as allow a contradictory perspective, but my dear sista - if you really felt so strongly against a revolution - you wouldn't be revolting against the very concept - YOUR WILL IS THE REVOLUTION - and you are the future fighting against deception at any cost... I see U ;)

    PEACE STRENGTH UNITY JOY PROSPERITY SUCCESS
    2fish
     
  6. angelicsage

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    Lil ' Sister...you know this was a Brilliantly Awakening piece
    You're soooo beyond your years...and I know...you know
    the revolution has never stopped
    ..but sometimes the methods
    must change with the times...and although it appears..."appears"Revolution doesn't work...it's pieces like this...that fuel the fire...
    Keep on throwing logs on the fire sister...you set the spirit and mind ablaze
    with your words!
     
  7. the_story

    the_story Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    very nice, im feelin you on this one
    :heart:
    -story
     
  8. MzBlkAngel

    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    you laid and work this to a tee
    on point flow my little sista
    love this vibe...
    Peace
    Angel
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    So much truth in your pen. So many contradictions in the world, makes you want to throw up your hands and say why bother? But if no one bothered we'd be even further back than we are now, and in your words, there is change, no matter how slight.
     
  10. Alpha Male

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    Re:to Foxi

    Woww this was great!
    Pure poetic genius
    Oh Im going to post this in my office

     
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