"Help" ... A Poem written by Big Virge 29/10/2005

Location

United Kingdom

So Many CLAIM They Want To HELP ... !!!
But Seem To Me To ... " Help THEMSELVES " ... !?!

From Charities To Families ...
Who Help Long After ................... " TRAGEDIES " ..... !!!!!

Even Those In ... " Poetry " ...
Seem RELUCTANT To Use Me ... ?!?

Because of Words They Hear Me Speak ...
Black and White Have FEAR FILLED Eyes ...
When They Hear Me Use A Mic ...

I'm Sure In Truth It's NOT Just ... " Me " ... !!!!!
But Those Who DON'T Use ... PROCESSED Speech ...
And REJECT Joining ........................................................ PHONEY CLIQUES ..... !!!

They Seem To Like How Things Now Are ... ?!?

ILLITERACY ... From Class To Bars ... !!!

Their Form of HELP Hasn't Got Us Far ... !?!

My Use of Speech Ain't Always ... " Street " ...
And Doesn't Always Frighten Peeps' ... !!!!!!!

But Nowadays That's How You Reach ...
Youth Whose Lives FEEL .... Incomplete ....

I've heard this said ....

"Virge, kids would really love your words !"

And Now I'm Finding It's The Youth ...
Who Like My Stuff And Think It's ... " COOL " ... !!!

So Now I'd Like To Work In Schools ... !!!
And Touch These Kids With ... DIFFERENT Views ...

That's A Start But Uni's TOO ... !!!!!
Because They Are Deemed To Have The Youth ...
Who'll Run The World And Make STRONG MOVES ... !!!!!

But Now I've Got To Go To SCHOOL ... !!!!

To Prove That I Can Teach The Youth ...
So Much For These FUNDED Groups ... !!!

Are They Trying To HELP Or FILL THEIR BOOTS ... ?!?

Just Like MANY Aid Groups DO ... !!!

I'm Now Confused And May REFUSE ...
To Do What's Right And HELP The Youth ...
While Parents Cry Into ... " TISSUES " ... !!!!!

The Poetry Scene Is FILLED With Dreams ... !!!

But Run By ... "Those" ...
Who Are .................................................. "unseen" .......

They FLY Through Here ... !!!
And FLY Through There ... !!!

But Never Seem To Be Prepared ...

To Bring Those In Who Are NOT SCARED ... !!!
To Speak Their MIND Through CLEVER Rhyme ... !!!!!

And Use The Truth To .... " Reflect Times " ....

Times That WARRANT HARDCORE LINES .... !!!!!!!!!!!

WELL Designed And YES ... " REFINED " ... !!!
To HELP Our Youth To STOP The Crimes ... !!!

Leading To PREMATURE Flatlines ... !!!!!!!

Why DECLINE To Use Such Rhyme ... !?!

Time Just Rolls On ................................
You CAN'T ... REWIND ... !!!!!

And Time Right Now Is Running Out ...
While Groups Like These Are ... " Making Pounds " ... !!!

And Getting Grants To Do What's Right ... ?
And ENERGISE Our Youth To LIVE A ... POSITIVE LIFE ... !!!!!!!

By Using Those Who Write Good Prose ...
And KNOW ABOUT ... Life's HIGHS and Lows ... !!!!!

From Taking Dope To Snorting Coc' .... !!!!!

Because Things Like These ARE NOT A Joke .... !!!!!!!!

And Have Left MANY Young Hearts BROKE ... !!!!!!

It's CLEARLY TIME To ... Utilise Rhyme ...

If You Don't Believe Me Ask Stephen Fry .... !!!!

He LOVES Poetry As Much As ... I ... !!!
From Classics To Contemporary Styles ...

When Rap's Done WELL It Drives Kids WILD ... !!!!!!

And When Applied To Children's Minds ...
You May Just Find They'll ... REJECT Crime ...
And Be CONSTRUCTIVE With Their Time ... !?!

These Words of Mine Are YES ... " HEARTFELT " ... !!!

But Wonder When These Groups Will SMELL ...
The Coffee And Will ... REJECT Tea ... !!!

And Utilise My Poetry ...
Cos' Words I Write Are Worth Money ... !!!

And NEED TO BE Passed On With STEALTH ... !!!!!

Cos' Right Now I DON'T LIKE The SMELL ... !!!!!!

of Those Who CLAIM They're Trying To ...

.............. " HELP " ........... !?!

This poem is about: 
Our world
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