"Bitter Pills" ... A Poem written by Big Virge 20/7/08

Location

United Kingdom

Some People NEED To ... " CHILL " ...

Because I'm Getting SICK Or Better Still Quite ILL ... !!!
Because Some Seem To Think My Lyrics HIT Like BRICKS ... !!!!!!!!

I Guess That's True If That's Their View ...
But Come On Now Just Look Around ....

Are You REALLY Cool With Todays' News ... ?!?

CRAZINESS Cos' Governments ...
DON'T DO What's Best For The Masses STRESS ... !!!

VIOLENCE ... Causing DISTRESS ...
To Women Men And Our Children ... !!!

BITTER PILLS ... INDEED ... !!!

But YOU It Seems Prefer To Be Amongst The Fiends ...
Now Roaming Streets Than Deal With Simple Poetry ... ?!?

Meanwhile You're Saying That I'm INSANE ... !!!
And Write Poems That ... HURT YOUR HEAD ... !!!!

... "My poetry is just too deep,
... and damn my words are so angry !"

OKAY Nuff' Said But Are You BRAINLESS ... !?!
And FILLED With LEAD Or ... BETTER Yet ...
Have I SHOT Bullets At Your Body And Head ... ?!?

.... "They're POEMS Dread !"

Just COOL DOWN Yeah ... !!!

Cos' If I Get UPSET And Express What Rests ...
DEEP INSIDE My Mind And Start To Rhyme About DARKER Times ... !!!

You May NOT Find A Place To ... "Hide" ... !!!

Right Now You Say ... " I'M SCARY " ... !!!

Well Son You Should Be ... " WARY " ... !!!

Cos' CLEARLY You're NOT Ready ...
For Things That May Drop HEAVY ... !!!

BITTER PILLS You'll HAVE To Take ... !!!
When Heads of State Start Passing Bills ...
That Leave You With ... NO LIFE ... !!!
DON'T ACT LIKE I'm NOT Right ... !!!

STOP Living In DENIAL Before You End Up RILED ... !!!
Because of Styles Like ... " Paedophiles " ...
That May AFFECT ... Your OWN Children ... !!!

Whatcha' Gonna Say THEN ... ?!?
Doesn't THAT ... SCARE You ... !!?!!

Well It ... SHOULD DO ... !!!

Because That SCARES MANY Parents ... !!!

I'm NOT The One Who Lets Them Run ... !!!
THINK About It Son Do You Know Who DOES ... ?!?

... " NOT Your Problem ! "

Okay Yeah Yeah You're One of THEM ...
Who's CLEARLY Cool Until It Happens To YOU ... !!!!!

I'm Saying ... What's A Guy To Do ... ???
Just ACT The Fool And DENY What's TRUE ... ?!?

And RUN AROUND Playing The SAME OLD Tune ... !?!

... " That's How Life IS ! " ...

Well LISTEN Up Kid IGNORANCE Is Bliss ...
UNTIL You're HIT By REALITY's STING ... !!!!!

I Dealt With DENIAL In Poetic Style ....
A While Ago ...................... BELIEVE Me Bro ... !!!

I ROCKED Some Boats When It Was EXPOSED ...
Because It Flowed And CLEARLY Showed ...
THAT Audience ... To Have RESPECT For My Mental DEPTH ... !!!
And To YES Reflect On SECRETS Held WITHIN Themselves ...

... You SHOULD Try It TOO ... !!!

Sometimes It's GOOD To CLEANSE Yourself ... !!!
You'll Find It HELPS To KEEP You Well And MAINTAIN Your Health ... !!!

Thus AVOIDING ILLIN' ... And .... PENICILLIN' .... !!!!
I Now KEEP My Ventricles CLEAR of .................... Chemicals ... !!!!!
And KEEP My Mind ... OPEN To SIGHTS I May Not Like ... !!!

But That's ALRIGHT Because I Find ...
A Vision I PREFER By USING Words ...
That VISUALISE A ... BETTER LIFE ... !!!

SOMETIMES They Have To CRITICISE ... !!!
TOUGH LOVE Invites Your Mind To RISE ...
ABOVE The LIES That ... CAPSIZE Lives ... !!!!

NOT Unlike Those BITTER PILLS ...
That Sometimes KILL Just Like SHARP KNIVES ... !!!

But YOU I Guess Would Rather SWALLOW ...
EVEN If You .... " WALLOW " ...

Like Experiments Scientists Have ................. Left ........

My Words It's CLEAR Are ABOVE Your Head ...
Because You FEAR Your Own Street Cred' ... !?!

The Streets Are DEAD For Those With Less ... !!!
While Those With MORE ... Work To KEEP Them POOR ... !!!

Say What You Like And YES DENY What's Coming Son ...
Are You Having FUN Being ... IGNORANT ... !!!?!!!

Swallowing THOSE PILLS ... Okay Son CHILL ...
But DON'T Be The Type To Say .... "You Liked My Rhymes !"

If Within Your Lifetime They're PROVED To Be RIGHT ... !!!
As I've Said Before They Walk ... " A Fine Line " ...
Because Their Cause Is To ... OPEN Minds ...

So Where Is YOURS Heading For DIVORCE ... ?!?
Or WORSE STREET WARS ... DON'T VEER OFF Course ... !!!

You've NOW Been WARNED ...
Because You've SCORNED My Lyrical Swords ... !!!!!

Well Now You KNOW I've Got Some Flows ...
That REALLY Are COLD When It Comes To Souls ...

Souls Now ....................................................... LOST
Because They're BOSSED And FRIGHTENED of Skills ...
NOT Empty But FILLED With A POWERFUL Will ...
When Using Todays' Ballpoint Quills ... !!!

A Mind That's NOW NOT Strong ...
Is Bound To Pay the Cost In This MODERN BABYLON ... !!!

Where SO MUCH IS Going ... WRONG ... !!!!!!

So Son You'd BETTER CHILL ...
And ELEVATE To Hills Where You Can Feel Less ILL ... !!!

And Then .... SWALLOW YES These ...

....... " BITTER PILLS " .......

This poem is about: 
Me
Our world
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Comments

Annette M Velasquez

Powerful and intense!You've expressed the hard truths of today's America. The rhyming and word choices only enhance the strong message. This style is clearly spoken word- direct, accessible, and rhythmic. This would work great at a slam. Check out my recent posts... " Art is" " No Borders" " Whirling Whirl" etc. Keep Writing! you are on a roll.

Big Virge

Thanks again Annette, as said, not a slam man really, but I shall def' get round to reading yours !

Virge

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