Black Poetry : You Mean, It Could Happen Again?

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  1. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    And they came
    in the middle of the night
    busting doors down
    causing chaos and fright
    Some of them you recognized
    even thought some were friends
    But no way you could have known
    there were deceitful means to those ends
    As each home was invaded, the leader said...
    "We like some of ya'll, we really do.
    Individually some of you are fine, but
    as a group, you've become much too
    great of a liability. Why should we
    lose a job to the likes of you?
    What is this hip hop culture, being
    forced down our throats... Word?
    I ain't scurred? Holla?
    How absurd!
    The only black in this red, white,
    and blue should be under our thumb
    and only at our beck and call.
    Don't stand there looking dumb.
    You should have at least had
    an inkling of what was to come.
    During the last election, instead
    of giving 50/11 sermons on a mount
    You should have united and figured out
    why half of your votes didn't even count.
    We were making plans then, to reverse the wrong
    making our forefathers turn in their graves
    You have served no real purpose being free
    so now, we, the majority, are making you slaves."
    Some of the captured stood in awe.
    Some tried to run, some screamed.
    To be enslaved like their foreparents were,
    was a horror they couldn't possibly have dreamed.
    Some would rather die than to live this way,
    and oh how bravely they fought.
    But there was too many captors, they were quickly
    subdued, so the battle was really for naught.
    And a father cried out, "So what are we going to do? What
    will become of my sister, what lies ahead for my brother?
    And a mournful mother replied, "Such a pity, so much can go
    wrong, when so many nubian people don't truly love each other."
    And I awakened with a start, for this food
    for thought was much too hard to chew,
    let alone swallow. Could this actually happen to me?
    Could it possibly happen to you?
    Perhaps I'll continue
    in part two....
     
  2. Alpha Male

    Alpha Male Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Captivating story you have start
    You have even applied the poets art
    I will be intently eyeing for your part two
    I wish you great luck in all you do!


     
  3. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Why, thank you Alpha Male for responding with such a thoughtful flow. Haven't seen you in a few.
     
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    To the Wise One...Watzinaname

    Amen, Amen...and Amen...

    Enuff said... :bowdown:







    ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
     
  5. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Wise? Well gee, sage, there you go, humbling me again. I'll simply say, thank you for seeing the intent, and being so supportive.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very very nice flow well done sistah
     
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    Changes_Changes Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Being here has dulled our senses. We won't survive a second time. Thanks for the wisdom, Sister Watzinaname.
     
  8. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks for the praise on this one Rich, much appreciated.
    Changes Changes, your response has much wisdom in it as well. Thank you for your support on this piece.
     
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    Nita Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Sister watz

    This was a very nice read sister :thanks:
     
  10. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you Nita for responding so kindly.
     
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