"I'm NOT Preaching !!!" ... A Poem written by Big Virge 19/7/2005

Location

United Kingdom

Let Me Make This ...

... CLEAR To You ... !!!

I'm NOT PREACHING ...
That's The TRUTH ... !!!

You DON'T Have To Read ...
If You Don't Want To ... !!!

Trust Me On This ... !!!
If You Don't That's Cool ...

I'm Just Passing On My Views ...
Just Like Politicians Do ...

Those You VOTE FOR ...
Who ... SCREW YOU ... !?!

Can't I Say What's ON My Mind ... ?
I Guess NOT In Modern Times ...

These Are Times Like ... " Days of Old " ...
When Blacks Were Slaves ...

" DO WHAT YOU'RE TOLD ! "

Things In TRUTH Are STILL The Same ...
When Things Go WRONG ...
We're The Ones Who Take The BLAME ... !!!

Am I Preaching Yet AGAIN ... !?!
Sorry Folks You Should COMPLAIN ... !!!

While MORE Blacks Just Go INSANE ... !!!
Cos' of PRESSURES ON OUR Brain ...

I Don't Live Like Most of You ...
That's Why I Write The Way I Do ...

So When You READ ...
DON'T Say I PREACH ... !!!

It's My Time To Write In Rhyme ...
This Goes Back To My Earlier Line ...

DON'T Say I PREACH ...
And We'll Be Fine ... !!!

One Thing I've Learnt About Mankind ...
Is Blacks CAN'T SAY What's ON Their Mind ...

Cos' White Folks KNOW The ... " Grand Design " ...

This MUST MEAN That I CAN'T Teach ... !!!
But REALLY Can You Say I PREACH ... ?!?

Do I Have A Leather Seat ... ?
In The ... " House of Lords " ...
Where White Men PREACH ... !!!

NO I DON'T ... !!!
Cos' I CAN'T .................................................................................. Reach ......

A Place Like THAT ...
With Things I Speak ....

Maybe I CAN ...
Let's Wait and See ...

But MOST White Folk Will NOT Believe ...
The Things I Say That I HAVE Seen ... !!!

"IT'S JUST NOT TRUE !
HE'S GOT SCREWS LOOSE !"

It's NO SURPRISE When You ABUSE ...
And Listen When The Words SUIT YOU ... !!!

But HERE'S The Thing ...
Black People TOO ...

DISMISS ........................................................................ The Truth ................
When Black Mens' Words Affect Their Coup ...

"WHO THE HELL DOES HE THINK HE IS !
SAYING THINGS ABOUT OUR KIDS !"

Don't Our Kids Need Teaching TOO ... !?!

"Of course they do, but in White Schools !"

See Here's The Thing ...
Black Folk BELIEVE ...
In ... " White Mans' Ways " ...

But DON'T BELIEVE ...
What STRONG Blacks Say ... ?!?

We'd Rather Hear A ... " 50 Cent " ...
Than Listen To Chuck or KRS' ... !?!

MOST Young Rappers ...
Just Talk MESS ... !!!

But It's OKAY ...
For Them To PREACH ... ?!?

While Our Children ...
DIE On ... Streets ... !?!?!
Cos' of ... " WORDS " ...
They Hear Them Speak ...

OKAY OKAY It's NOT Just Rap ... !!!
But Rap CAN Set Kids Up For SLAPS ... !!!

Check The Stats' ...
I'm Talking FACTS ... !!!

But Let's Backtrack ...
Cos' Talking FACTS ...
Must Mean I PREACH ... ?!?

Can't We Put That Line To SLEEP ... !?!

NOT Just Yet I Haven't Reached .......
The End of THIS HERE Poetry ... !!!!!

Let Me Make This Piece Complete ....

Sometimes I'm Just Venting STRESS ...
Other Times I'm Just UPSET ... !!!!!

Words I Write ...
AREN'T ALL For You ... !!!

I KNOW That ...
I'm NOT A Fool ... !!!

But When I Speak ...
I'm Being ... TRUE ...

I Don't Speak To ... "belittle you" ...

When You Speak I'm Learning TOO ... !!!!!

NOT From ALL ...
But ... Some of You ...

Things I Write I Hold DEARLY ...

I'm NOT Creepy ...
DON'T FEAR ME .... !!!!!

Words I Write Can Have DEEP Meaning ...

Some Have Said They've Taught ...
That's ... " Teaching " ...

Some Have CLEARLY ...
Left Folks REELING .... !!!!!!!

But ......
Let's Be CLEAR FOLKS ...

.... " I'm Not Preaching !!! " ....

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