Black Poetry : Ya'll don't know me.......now you know

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  1. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Do you know me?
    Be quite honest....tell me....do you know me?
    Do you see me as being me?
    And do you truly understand who I be?
    NAW.......ya'll don't know me

    Do you see me as a gurl turnin' into a woman?
    Do you see the hurt in my eyez from cryin about sumthin'?
    Did you understand why way back I used to be gunnin'?
    Well, if you don't know then about me you know nothin'

    Ya'll don't know, how my mind got weak
    How I cried so hard my tears were up to their peak
    How I was out gunin just to stay in style with shoes on my feet
    And how they laughed at me because my hair was nappy
    How I was made fun of because I didn't know my pappy

    Ya'll don't know, how my mama was off for weeks
    How sometimes I came home with nothin to eat
    How everytime I wished I had someone home with me I’d walk in with no one to greet
    How to keep to pain off of me I went around beating up he or she
    How I was a gansta for mine and I was proud to be a "G"
    And ya'll don't know how if anything came up I was ready
    Ya'll don't know me

    Ya'll don't know, how everytime I cried I wanted somebody to stand with me
    To shield my tears from my shoulders and to understand me
    I didn't have a mother there half the time to guide me
    And my popz who ever he was, was no where to be found by me

    Ya'll don't know tha pain I had in my stomach everytime I had to sell to my own cousin
    The drugs and needles that I called poison
    And everytime she would come to me I was faced with the same decision
    Should I or should I not face the transition
    But I had to... I was goin' to be the toughest in my division
    Going to different levels to be the baddest for any reason

    Ya'll don't know how at 12 years old I had a old lady I robbed
    Ya'll don't know how while that lady was screaming I sobbed
    I was crazy fo sho' but I had never held a gun....that was not my job
    But I had to do it or I was going to be early meeting God

    Ya'll don't know how I was a bomb waiting to burst
    Never shot nobody but I was the one in fear of being in the back of a hurst
    Robbed apartment just across tha hall but it was rehearsed
    And if I messed up I wouldn't be confused
    Because I know what was next the shot to my death or my head bruised

    Ya'll don't know how many of my partners I lost
    Fearin' for my life felt like it was going to be the cost
    Gettin' what you want but tellin lies that’s false
    Beating up rival gangs to show who was tha boss
    High blood pressure everytime I got out my sleep couldn't feel my pulse
    Ladies you ever had a baby or cramps this is worst

    Ya'll don't know how I walked tha block every night to return with nothing of my own
    Got tha cash but had no hoouse or nothin to be known
    Man, I was out thuggin' and lookin like a clown
    Thinkin hard but had nothin profound
    Tryin' to find myself but still yet to be found
    I was just like a drunk waiting for the next round
    Or in my case the next stage to going down

    Ya'll don't know how I was in the hospital for dayz
    Thought I was sick but just having a nervous break down about my dismays
    Doctor tellin me I'm okay but still I'm throwing up and hot in different ways
    Sweat pourin from my body but they tellin me it effects people in different ways
    I was tired but still I had a long *** way

    Ya'll don't know how every day I was hit on by different boyz
    Feelin' on my booty and playin with me like baby toyz
    How I had to fight to get away in different wayz and ployz
    How I had to curse folks out about my body and tell them about my joyz
    I was bad as hell but giving away my body was and still is something I can't do

    Ya'll don't know how my baby cuzin was raped, molested, and sexed
    But five different people, so young didn't even know how to kiss
    How when she cried I cried and asked the lord to get me away from this hex
    But I couldn't...not yet......I had in my mind to give the crack heads their next fix

    Ya'll don't know how I knew I was young, gifted, and talented
    But just was to be like everyone else and try to reck it
    Told my momz I was determined but never meant it
    Never around tha house I never around to be beckoned

    Ya'll don't know how when my mother was saved I still wasn't
    How I was listenin and givin poison
    How I was playin with mindz and
    Ya'll don't know

    Ya'll don't know how I was out there until my first love got shout
    Got scared for sure and got back on the right route
    Ya'll don't know how I got beat out the gang and how much I pouted
    Ya'll really don't know

    Ya'll don't know how I left all that behind
    To find a life of good and that is what I'm still strugglin' to find
    I'm young fo sho' so I still got a long time to get in line
    But ya'll don't know how much I struggle and still seem behind

    Ya'll don't know where coming from and how I ****ed up
    I was a mess up until I recently met a wise person that told me to look up
    That person that came in my life and for me took up
    Made me see I'm not such a **** up

    Ya'll don't know the trouble in I feel
    Ya'll don't know how everything I say is real
    Ya'll don't know how I struggle to pay the light bill
    Ya'll don't know .......
    Ya'll don't know.......
    Ya'll don't know .........now you know
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    sho nuff i know now
    from dis reality scribe
    of a life i know so well
    this road been on
    and mix wit da whip of death
    til i found a true friend ... dis was tyteeeee well done
     
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    wow...this was amazin...
    loved the flow...
    its all real
    i stuck on every word...
    much much love for this...
    keep ya head up.....
    ya on the right track now...
    love this wow....flow on please
     
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    much love to you
    as you have journey on a path
    that came to a fork in the road
    you made a choice
    to walk out of the darkness
    in to the light up above
    there is a strenght in you
    the past is gone
    now is the new beginning
    you know you
    much love :heart:to my sistah
    Peace
     
  5. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks for recognizing what I went through and encouraging me to go forth in the right path. Thanks for feelin' my flow. Much, much love goes out to all of you.

    Thanks fam,
    Foxy..........
     
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    thank you for letting me know you ... for making my life richer, for giving me encouragement, for making me stronger, for keeping me hopeful, for helping me to look up ... thank you My Dear Darling FoxyLady !!!

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  7. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    You're welcome..... but you've done so much more for me.....I want to thank you for alwayz being there...... for always tellin' me to look up..... and for alwayz havin' a helpin' ear.....thanks Destee for feelin' my flow.

    Love alwayz,
    Foxy....
     
  8. krazelyricks

    krazelyricks Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Oh......well.......I guess no one else wants to know me...... that's aiight.
     
  9. LovelyGoldenOne

    LovelyGoldenOne Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    girl...i'd have to say that this is one of your masterpieces...wonderful...
     
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    nice flow!
     
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