"One Of Those Days" ... A Poem written by Big Virge 22/8/2013

Location

United Kingdom

Yesterday Was A Day When Things Went SMOOTH... !!!
Made Some Early Moves Cos' I Had Bills To Pay...
First Off Hit The Bank NO... NOT like That... !!!
Had To Get Some Cheques And Then I Have To Say...

One of The Management Approached And Then Said...

.... "Sir please walk this way,
.... what is it you're needing,
.... from our branch today ?"

He Took Me To His Office...
WITHOUT Judgement NONSENSE... !!!

We Chatted For A Bit About Bajan' Living...
Then He Set Me Up In A Way That Was RIGHT... !!!
Moved On Paid My Debts Before DISCONNECT Threats Were The Next To Be Sent... !!!!!

Next Thing My Man Called And Said In His... TALK...
That He Needed A Favour He Wanted Some Food That Had... ITAL Flavour... !!!

I Said.... "Okay cool, I'll meet you in a few !"
So... Off Into Town No Time To Wear Frowns... !!!
He Made A Quick Stop In A Bar And Strip Spot...
And Then We Moved On And Hit My Mans' Block...
We Parked Up And CHILLED... Pon' Top of The Hill...
And Then Had Some Food To... HEIGHTEN Our Mood...
We Then Sat With Men And Let Talk Begin....
Music Was Playing That Had Men Relaying...
Their Views About Artists And Gangsta Type HARDNESS... !!!
We Talked About...... " SCARFACE ".....
And Snorting Cocaine... !!!
And How In His Case What He Did Was INSANE... !?!
The Next Thing You Know Dominoes Started Playing...
See This Is Some Prose To Show it's NOT GHETTOS... !!!
Just... Different Zones Where People Make Homes...
And Keep Their Friends CLOSE... !!!!!
NO... FANCY Stilettos Or BLING Was On SHOW... !!!

Just Cool Vibes And GOOD TIMES While Young Children ROAMED..............
Rhydems' Dem' Runnin' While Men Started CUSSIN'... !!!
As Dominoes SLAMMED And... BIG TALK Began... !!!!!!
Lyrical JOKERS Who Mostly Were Smokers...
Wid' Lyrics That Hit Like... COMEDIC Scripts... !!!
A Dog Got A Lik' of Food And Went IN... !!!!!
Then Women Passed Through And Played Dominoes Too... !!!!!!!!
The Mood Was Just COOL As I Became SCHOOLED...
In... Simple Block Living That Is NOT FORGIVING... !!!!!
But TRUST In This Verse These People To Me Were Cool And Happy... !!!
WITHOUT LOADS of Money And... Homes By The Sea... !!!
These People Are WEALTHY In... DIFFERENT Ways... !!!!
Their Children Are HEALTHY And Find Ways To PLAY...
WITHOUT Iron Gates Up In Some FANCY Place... !!!!
As Day Turned To Dusk And Moonlight Came Up...
The Vision Was Something My Words CAN'T Speak of... !!!!!
It Just Felt Like NOTHING Could Leave Any BLOTS...
On Chillin' With People On My Brothers' Block... !!!
But Next Thing You Know We Hear...

....................... " Look A Ting' ! " ..................

One of The Children Had Quickly EXPOSED...
That A... BIG CENTIPEDE Was RIGHT BY Some Toes... !!!!!
Now As Most Bajans' KNOW...
That Means MOVE YOUR FEET And Move QUICKLY YO... !!!!
Cos' A Bite Is NOT NICE And Can STING For SOME TIME... !!!!!
It Quickly Got KILLED And Then We All CHILLED...
And Then I... Hit The Road As More Dominoes Flowed...
I Got Home And Filled My Eyes With A Film...
Star Trek Into Darkness But NOTHING Was Heartless Within... Yesterday... !!!!!
Today is A New One... But These Words I MUST SAY... !!!
People... NEED To STOP All This LOOK WHAT I'VE GOT... !!!
Because People With LESS SURVIVE On These Blocks... !!!
WITHOUT ALL The Blessings of Cash And NICE Settings... !!!
But THEY Are OKAY And YES Have Some Ways...
That Seem OUT OF PLACE If Where YOU WERE Raised...
Was Kept............................... WELL AWAY... !!!!!
From................. Hustles And Struggles ...................
That MANY Have Faced And STILL DO... TODAY... !!!
So You RICH FOLK Should Know That These People AREN'T LOW... !!!!!
And just Might Show MORE GRACE If YOUR GREED Was... DISPLACED...
And Just Like................. " Ackroyd " ...............................
Your TRADES Like Your Place Were TRADED... OKAY... !!!!!!
What I Saw Was PEACE And LOVE On DISPLAY... !!!
And That Made Me HAPPY Because It Feels GREAT...
For Me To Now State That BEFORE I've Aged And Faded AWAY...
For A CHANGE I CAN Say It TRULY Was COOL To Have....

.................... " One of Those Days " ......................

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
Our world
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