"Ignorance" ... A Poem written by Big Virge 11/3/2006

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United Kingdom

These Days I See So MUCH IGNORANCE ... !!!
From People On The Street ...
To Those Who CLAIM To Be The BEST of Friends ... !!!!!
And Those Who've Made Your ... " Acquaintance " ...

"Nice to meet you !"

"Nice to meet you TOO !"

I Met A Girl Today She Seemed Pretty Cool ... ?!?

"Be careful now Virge, don't pre-judge her !
First impressions, need dissecting !
Don't get it confused, and don't be fooled !!!
If she's got issues, you'll face abuse !
Decent women nowadays are rare like jewels !!!!!"

Well Now I KNOW This Is THE TRUTH ... !!!
So Here's Some Prose That'll Give You PROOF ... !!!

I See This Girl Quite Often Now ... !!!
Even Had Her Number For A While ...
Kind of Liked Her Style And Her Profile ...

But As Time Moved Her Actions Proved ...
She Has ... " STRANGE MOODS " ...
And Can Be CRUDE And YES Quite RUDE ... !!!

Whenever She Heard My Use of Rhyme ....
She'd say ..."She liked my rhyme designs" ...

Pretty Much ALL The Time Now That's NO CRIME ... !!!
But Sometimes She Would Act Like I Was Invisible And Just Walk By ... ?!?

Now In My Mind I'd Ask Myself ... " WHY " ... ?!?
Maybe She's Shy Now That Can't Be Right ... !?!
She's NOT That Way On Stage With A Mic ... !?!

But Then One Night I Did NOT Like The Way She Tried To Just ... FLY BY ...

I Said ... "Excuse me dear, didn't you see me here ?"

Now Her Reply Made CLARITY Strike ... !!!!!

"You haven't been around, for such a long time, that I have no reason to stop and say, hi !"

Well That DEFINES .... " Out of sight, OUT of mind " ... !!!

So CLEARLY Before She Was Being ... " Polite " ...
When Saying She Liked The Words I Write ... ???

Well These Next Lines She May DISLIKE ... !!!!!
I Took Her Attitude As A Minimal ... " Slight " ...

Her Swings of Mood Indicate Coc' Lines ... !!!!!

Unfortunately ... I DON'T SUPPLY ... !!!
I Simply Write Rhymes About IGNORANT Types ... !!!!!

Young And Old And Those Within The Poetry Fold ... !!!

For An Art Form USED To DEEPLY Express ...
It Seems To Draw DISRESPECT Insects ... !!?!!
Who Do THIS MORE And Express LESS ... !!!!!

My Words UPSET Them And Their Friends ... !!!!!
I Guess They'd Say ... "I'm IGNORANT !" ...

Well If I Am I'm HAPPY TO BE When It Comes To Their Clan ... !!!!!

Their Bourgeois Sect of Collective Intellects ...
They'll EARN My Respect When They Learn To GIVE RESPECT ...

Respect Is EARNT But Mine Is DUE ... !!!!!
Because I DON'T ACT Like An IGNORANT FOOL ... !!!!!
Those Who KNOW ME Would Say ... "THAT'S TRUE !" ...
But People These Days Let Their EGOS RULE ... !!!!!
YES I've Got One Too But I STILL Pay Dues ... !!!!!

And KEEP Using My Pen To PROVE I'm THE MAN Again and Again ... !!!!!

My Ego's BIG But NOT So Big To Think That I'm ABOVE ...
Speaking To People Who SHOW ME LOVE ... !!!!!!!

And Giving My RESPECT To A GOOD POET ... !!!!!!

IGNORANCE Is NOT My Way I'll ALWAYS Say HELLO ... !!!
Once We've Exchanged A View Or Two Especially If I Think You're Cool ... !!!

Why Give Out Your Number And Then Be RUDE ... ?!?
I'm NOT Being Funny But You've Got ISSUES ...
And CLEARLY NEED To Return To SCHOOL ... !!!!!!

DON'T Complain If You Get ABUSED And DON'T BACKTRACK ...
Coc's NOT YOUR DRUG ... Step Up To CRACK ... !!!!!!!!!!!

I'm JOKING YES But Disrespect Is Something WE ALL NEED TO Check.

It's EVERYWHERE Why join THAT CLUB Why Be SO DUMB ..... ?!?!?

Use YOUR BRAIN Before You CROSS The WRONG SOMEONE ... !!!!!
Who May Just Choose To Leave You ... " NUMB " ... !!!!!

Too MANY NOW Succumb To Pulling These Stunts ...
And Are The Ones' Who End Up STUNNED ... !!!!!

The PROBLEM Is Todays' THUGS DON'T PUNCH ... !!!!!!
These Days They Seem To Like ... KNIVES And GUNS ... !!!

It's A Bit EXTREME ...
But That's The Way These IGNORAMUSES Be In Todays' Societies ...

IGNORANCE Comes In MANY FORMS So HEED These Words I DO IMPLORE ... !!!!!

IGNORANCE Is A NASTY DISEASE These Days We Have NEW IGNORANT Breeds ... !!!
Who AREN'T Like Me A Man Who Vents My Anger Through Poetry ...

THEY Are The Type Who'll Make You BLEED ... !!!!!
Then Walk Away SINGING ... QUITE HAPPILY ... !!!!!!!!

DON'T Listen To Me If You Want To See ...
A Pathway To That Place ... " HADES " ... !!!

That Makes Little Sense To Me ... ?!?

You CAN'T Pick and Choose When You Want To Be Friends ...
And SHOULDN'T DISRESPECT Acquaintances ... !!!!

If They Get UPSET What'll Be Your DEFENCE ... ?!?

For Displaying ... SUCH ...

..... " IGNORANCE " .... !?!?!

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