'Marcus' ... A Poem written by Big Virge 27/8/2016

Location

United Kingdom

I Think The HARDEST Was.... " Marcus ".... !!!!

When It Came To The Targets...
That SUPPORTED... SMARTNESS...
Being IMPARTED... INTO Black Markets...
And The Minds of Our CHARGES...

Black Hearts Who He FELT...
Should Be MORE Than Slaves... !!!
For People To... SELL... ?!?

His Mental Dwells In Words NOW Dealt...
By Mentalities Who NEED To SEE...
Their Thought Waves REACH...

... " BEYOND The Beach "... !!!!!!!!

Marcus DID TEACH As Well As READ... !!!
Are YOU Black People... RECEIVING Me... ?!!!!!?

Because OVER The Years...
REVOLUTIONARY Ears Have Tried To ADHERE....
To What It Was He TRIED To Make CLEAR... !!!!!

While MUTINEERS... " FEEL "...
Because They WON'T HEAR... !!!!!

An ISSUE NOT Steered...
INTO... Yesteryear... !!!

It's The Month of His Birth As I Write THESE Words...
That Simply Show The Little I Know...
About Garveys' Role In Attempting To CHANGE...

The Way Black Folks Chose To Live and Engage...
With Systems Made To ENSLAVE And Make CHAINS... !!!
That RESTRICT The Way We USE Our Brains...

So Of Course He Faced SCORN... !!!
From Whites And MORE... !!!

Who LOOKED LIKE... " HIM "... ?!!!?

Which I Have To Say...
Is A... SHAMEFUL THING... !!!

Because THOSE Who DID Have Now Created...
A PROBLEM That EXISTS That KILLS Black Kids... !!!

HOW We LOOK At Each Other...
As If We're... NOT Brothers... ???
Who Should... LOVE One Another... !?!

Over WHAT...

Rice and Peas To FEED SLAVERY... ?!?

A Story... UNCOVERED...
That SHOULD of Been... "SMOTHERED"... !!!!!

MISTRUST That SUCKS...
Like Count BLACKULA' Does... !!!!!

OKAY That's ENOUGH...
of That Type of FUN Stuff... !!!!!

Because Marcus's Words Were SERIOUS Sir... !!!!!

And Rightfully STIRRED...
The... " Colonial World "...
A Man Who DESERVES...

A LOT MORE CREDIT Than He Has EARNED... !!!!!

And That Is How I'll END This...
My Thoughts Are POETIC...
And FAR FROM....................... Systemic... !!!

But DON'T KNOW ENOUGH...
About HIM Or His LIFE Or How He FUNCTIONED...

But I KNOW THIS Brah'... !!!

When It Came To Being... ONE...
Who REALLY STOOD UP For Black UPLIFTMENT... !!!!

I Have RESPECT For...

The Man Once KNOWN...
By The Name... of...

...... " Marcus "...... !!!!!!

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
Our world
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