"Radical" ... A Poem written by Big Virge 1/12/2005

Location

United Kingdom

I've Heard These Words SO MANY TIMES ... !!!!!!

"Virge, you've got some Radical rhymes !!!"

I'm Really Beginning To Wonder WHY ... ?!?!?

Could It Be Because I Speak My Mind ...
And Am Not Shy To Speak About WHITES ... !?!

RADICAL Can Mean ... Fundamental Inherent And ESSENTIAL ..... !!!
But Use of My Mental Through Pad And Pencil ...
Or Better Still PEN CLEARLY Causes Some OFFENCE ... !!!!!

I'm Wondering When They'll See The TRUTH ... ?!?
And Face Problems And STOP Suggesting ...
That Guys Like ME Are .... " RADICAL MEN " .... !!!!!

They Seem FRIGHTENED ... ?!?
of Messages Sent That Feed The Truth To Our Children ...

They LUST CONTROL And Think They'll NEVER ...
Pay The Toll For Lies They HOLD That Are ... " UNTOLD " ...

Well The Day WILL COME When Their Heads Will ROLL ... !!!!!
Times Like THESE Are DANGEROUS When We Have KIDS Shooting BULLETS ... !!!!!

NOW Acts Like THIS Are TRULY COLD ... !!!!!
But I'm The One Who's ... RADICAL ... ??!??

I Guess That's Because I'm BLACK and TALL ...
And Have REJECTED .... " Basketball " .... !!!!!!

But Use My Voice To Make The CALL ... !!!!!
BUREAUCRATS Now NEED TO Fall ... !!!!!

Even If I Am ... " Blackballed " ... !!!!!

I'm ALREADY BLACK I'm Used To That ...
As I Am EXCLUSION ... That's A FACT ... !!!!

RACISM Goes SO FAR BACK ... !!!!!!!!!

That People Now Think Men Like Me Should Just ... " CALM DOWN " ... !!!

"I should be Grateful !"

"May I ask, what for ?"

"Some black people, are now adored !"

"But, what about those who remain poor ?
or those like me, who still can't walk through certain doors !"

"Young man, you have some Radical Thoughts !"

Words Like THOSE Within My Prose ...
Simply Show ... It's NOW About The Way I THINK ... !!!
NOT About My ... Darkened Skin ... !!!!

But THAT For Certain Does NOT Help ... !!!! ...

I'm Deemed To Be A RADICAL ... !!!
Because My Mind Is Clinical and Quizzical ...
And Questions Things ... " Political " ... ???

Why ... Well Because Otherwise ...
I May Start Being PHYSICAL ... !!!!!

I've Made My Choice So Now Scribble ...
My Questions Keeping Them Simple ... !!!!!

Of Course I'm Somewhat Critical ...
of Groups Who FEAR ... INDIVIDUALS ... !?!

Such As ME ... They FEAR My Speech ...
And YES My Style of Poetry And Keep On Saying..." I'm SCARY !" ...

THEY Choose To Be Pretentious And Say I Am CONTENTIOUS ... !!!
THEY Really Are So PRECIOUS About Their Use of Letters ... !!!
These People Are .... "PRETENDERS" ... !!!!!!
And Probably Had Forefathers Who Kept Slaves In Their Cellars ... !!!!!

Well I Am An UPSETTER Just Like Lee Perry's Fellas ... !!!
And YES No Matter WHAT THEY DO These Snakes Will NEVER QUELL US ... !!!!!

See I'm NOT LIKE ... " Marcellus " ...
Pulp Fictioned' With ... " THE GIMP " ... !!!!!!
Bent Over RAPED And Watched By ... " HIM " ... !!!!!
Who's Sitting Waiting ................................. LICKING LIPS ...... !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Now THAT To Me Is ... RADICAL ... !!!!!
But Seems To Be ... " Acceptable " ... !!!

Well CLEARLY I'm MORE DANGEROUS ... ?!?
Than Those Who Do THIS Kind of Stuff ... !?!?!?!

Come On Now Folks Your Record's BROKE ... !!!
I Don't Take Coc' And Don't Believe In Guns That SMOKE ... !!!!!

So How Am I A ... " RADICAL BLOKE " ... ?!?

Views You HOLD Are Such A JOKE ... !!!

I SEE Of Course It's Things I Say About POLICE ...
CORRUPTION And The Lies They FEED ... !!!!!
NEVER MIND The Men They BEAT On Streets ... !!!!!
Then Cop A Plea of ... " NOT GUILTY " ... !!!!!

THESE Are Things Requiring SPEECH ... !!!!!
Life SHOULD BE In Poetry ... !!!!!!!

REALITY or FANTASY My Wordplay REJECTS ...................... FALLACIES ..... !!!!!

But Talks About Humanity ... Tragedies ...
Profanities ... And YES The Things That ANGER ME .... !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

But Don't You See My Poetry Is NOT ABOUT Me ... !!!

It's Looking For A Place Where WE CAN All Be FREE And Live In ... " PEACE " ... !!!

Of Course THAT'S IT I've Been SO THICK ... !!!!!!!!
It's NOT ABOUT These DUMB RACISTS ...

DIVIDE And CONQUER ... THAT'S The TRICK ....... !!!!!

I'd Be A STAR If I Spoke of CASH And FLASHY Cars ...
And ROBBING HOUSES With CROWBARS ... !!!!!

I Guess THIS WAR Will NOT BE WON ... ?!?
Because of Those Who Are The Ones' ... !!!!!

................ HYPOCRITES ...............
Who FEED The Wheel of ... " SEP-AR-A-TION " ... !!!

They NEED A LONG .............. SABBATICAL .......... !!!!!
That Would Be So ....................... MAGICAL ......... !!!!!!!!!!!!

And Then A Guy Who Speaks Like Me ...
..... Would NOT BE SEEN As .....

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