Black Poetry : Would I die

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  1. blakverb

    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Would I die
    give my life
    for what is right
    or hide behind
    blind shades
    while my
    brother/sister/mother/father
    is
    oppressed/suppressed/depressed/
    down pressed

    and raped and redressed
    into another migraine
    head/heart ache
    we call
    AM-er-I-can patriotism?
    covering their
    blue/black beaten hearts
    and recitin'
    existence antithetical
    anthems not knowing/
    wanting to know/or don't
    know how to get the point
    that the flag is
    just that a flag /
    Uncle Sams diaper holding
    a lot of **** that some eat
    when some

    "...we pledge allegiance to the
    flag of..."

    would I die
    to prevent my
    brother/sister/mother/father
    from further signing
    their mental state
    away to become number
    51...

    who wants to write the eulogy
    I ask?

    (c)2001 blakverb
     
  2. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Conscious...

    and thought provoking scribe blak!!!
     
  3. Street So'ja

    Street So'ja Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i need

    not tell you has this makes me feel

    you'll already know what i'll say
     
  4. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Blak~

    You're on a :roll:
    so don't slow down or stop blakman!!

    This is heavy....indeed!!
     
  5. Hunter

    Hunter Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    blak...

    You still holdin' it DOWN!!
    this one left me thinking on thangs!!

    *stars&stripes*
     
  6. GQ

    GQ Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yeah Blak,

    I'm feelin' ya vibe on this one!!!

    Peace
    GQ
     
  7. one_love

    one_love Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    WOW!

    That's deep and it makes me think. What would it be like.
    One_Love
     
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    blakverb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    one mo' time, thanks to my peeps

    one love,blak
     
  9. StarGoddess

    StarGoddess Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    wow

    very thought provoking indeed hunnie
    this was magnificent
     
  10. Amun-Ra

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    A Tuff Question!

    It is easy to carry the flag, to sing the songs and to go through the motions, but when pucsh comes to shove are we ready? How ready are any of us. It is said that heroes happen to other people without the hero's knowledge.Well done-well done poet--Amun-Ra


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