“We Can’t All Be !” ... A Poem written by Big Virge 18/7/2019

Location

United Kingdom

Ya Know ... We CAN'T ALL BE ...

... Artistically Free ... !!!
It’s A FALLACY To Truly Believe ...
That Artistry... Truly Deals In FREE Speech ...

It’s Just A Different Form of SLAVERY ...... !!!
When Some Are FORCED To HOLD BACK Talk ... !!!
To Now Be P.C. ... Cos’ of Communities Like The LGBT ... ?!?

I Mean ... SERIOUSLY How Can Art Be ... FREE ... ?!?
When Artists CAN'T Speak About How They Feel ... !?!

So What’s The Deal Who’s ... REALLY Being REAL ... ???
Because We’re Facing Times Where Arts Design...
Is Being Refined To Play The Game In RESTRICTED Ways ... !!!

It’s Nothing New ...
To See How Groups And Soloists Too ... !!!
Are The Ones Pushed Through ...
Because Their TRUTH Is .................... "Hidden From View" ... !!!!!

To APPEASE Their Management Companies ... !!!
So Are Made To Write Lyrics That ... " Fit " ...
In With The Trends That DON'T Cause Offence ...
To These MONEY Men And Their Groups of RICH Friends ... !!!

So ... " We CAN’T All Be " ...
FREE To EXPRESS What We WANT To Express ...

Because of CONTROLS That Go To SHOW ...
That The Game ...... AIN'T FAIR ...... !!!!!!

When WAR's Declared ... ?!?
On Expression Not Lessened Because of The Pressures ...
Applied By Agendas And Corporate Fellas ... !!!

Whose Teams Have The MEANS To CONTROL Artistry ... !!!!!!
You See Things Are NOT Really ... As They Seem To Be ... !!!
It’s FALSIFIED Dreams That They're Feeding To Teens ...
And Adults TOO So TRUST When I Say That For MOST To Get Though ...

They Have To Be... SHREWD ...
With The Views That They Choose To Express On Tunes ... !!!
Cos’ Now Reggae Crews ...
Are AGAIN In The News For Being ... REFUSED ... !!!
The Right To Perform On Foreign Shores ...
By Those Whose Cause Is To ... LOCK DOWN Jaws ... !!!

UNLESS Of Course They’re QUICK To Conform ...
And NOT Kick Up Storms In The Things They Perform ... !!!!!
Which Is Now ... " The New Norm " ... Or IS IT ... ???

INDEPENDENT Art RARELY Reaches Charts ...
Because of RESTRICTIONS And Positions CONDITIONED ...

That Have PROVEN To Me That When It Comes To Artistic Teams ...
And Having SUCCESS ... With The Things You Express ...

From Singing To Rapping To Doing Poetry ...
When It Comes To The DREAM of Being ....

.............. Artistically FREE .............................. !!!!!!!

It Really Is Something... That .....

............. “ We Can’t All Be ! “ ............

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
Our world
Poetry Terms Demonstrated: 

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