Black Poetry : You Not Knowing

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  1. AACOOLDRE

    AACOOLDRE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    YOU NOT KNOWING

    Don’t be a fool or a pasty for the colonies
    Anatomy of a set up has many skeletons
    We can’t help you if you don’t read
    Knowledge is power it keeps flesh on bones

    Powers not by Magic
    A prevailer by hard work and study
    It enhances the mind evermore
    Knowledge of faith is a platinum key

    The libraries are open now?
    But the books have burnt in our minds
    We seeking plants of drugs for cures
    Instead of leaves of paper sheets of words

    We know nothing of Fig-Newton’s,
    Gravitational pull, the birth of Stars,
    Or engineering devises of a Pyramid
    The science of medicine born in Egypt,
    But became extinct from our memories

    You not knowing
    Then you not glowing
    And not growing
    What you gonna do,
    When the trumpets start blowing

    By Andre Austin
     
  2. AACOOLDRE

    AACOOLDRE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    PART 2

    Don’t give evil nothing
    Cause they will pretend they are afraid
    So they can justify doing evil
    Be wise as serpents but never be one
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Dre indeed i feel ya teach me more .....
     
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    Dre...

    Excellent read and tha truth..
    If you never seek..you will never
    find or transform to a higher plane.


    Epiphany :heart:
     
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    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    what would we do without education?
    great one, dre.
    -7:spinstar:
     
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    MADDRAPPER Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yeah situated to look educated on book but hesitated because I'm shook, brain merinated and cook // hooked on phonics but crooked on gin and tonics // Ebonics designed my mind to building bit it's so ironic how I'm blind and be chilling // killing time but willing to be kind but AACOOLDRE why am I drunk off MADDOG wine from time to time huh?
     
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    AACOOLDRE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanx for the love everybody
     
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    j'hiah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    like Biggie Smalls "if you don't know now you know"
    i'm definitely on this one.

    nfinite,
    jh
     
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