"The Same Ol' Same" ... A Poem written by Big Virge 7/6/2013

Location

United Kingdom

I've Landed In Philly But it AIN'T Been ... " Jiggy " ... !!!

The Same Ol' Same Because of My RACE ... ?!?
NO Time To Embrace ... A Different Coloured Face ...
UNLESS You've Got CHAINS That Affect How You Behave ... !!!

I See It In People ... Attitudes So FEEBLE ... !!!!!

So MANY THINK They Know The Best Places to go ...
But RARELY Take Time To SEE BEYOND Their Own Kind ... !!!

The IRISH Seem To HOLD THAT SHEEN ...
That Sees Their Breed As Being .... " CLEAN " ....

While DARK Skinned Folks ...
STILL HOLD The Throne of Making People CROSS The Road ... !!!

When They're ALONE Late Night In Zones ...
Where DARKER Tones Are Seen As EVIL ... !!!!!

Girls Seem Cool But DON'T Be Fooled ...
Philly Gives PROOF That Little's Moved In IGNORANCE School ..... !!!!!

I Was Advised To Hit ... THIS Spot ...
Where Writers Drop The Things They Write ...

Well THIS Is How That Vibe Went Down ...
When I Walked In I Heard ..." OH SHIT ! " ...

As If My SKIN DID NOT ... " Fit In " ... !!!!!
But Here's The Thing There Were Black Faces YES .... " Within " ....

But I Was Told ... " It's A Private Club ! " ...
Which Later On ... I Heard It Was ... !!!

But Dude Was COLD Who Suggested I GO ... ?!?

Now When I Got Back To My Hotel ...
I Advised The Girl Who Tried to ... " Sell " ...

THIS CLUB As If It's Vibe Would Quell ...
My Wish To OBSERVE ... PhIlly's Night World ...

I Said .....

.... "Listen babe, let me tell you straight !
.... I was treated as though, i'd rob the place,
.... which appeared to relate to, my dark face !"

She Laughed As If It Was OKAY ...
To Treat MY SKIN With The Kind of ................. DISDAIN ......
That Took The SMILE ... RIGHT OFF Her Face ... !!!!!!!

When I EXPLAINED ...

She Said ... "She'd been, and everything had been cool."

I Said To Her ....

.... "You're Irish and white, whereas clearly, I am black,
.... and look like the robbing, killing, murdering type !"

That Was The Vibe With Which I Was Greeted ...
When I Merely Tried To Sit And Meet With ...

" Philly Peeps' " ... of A Similar Type ...

The SAD THING Is ... In Just ONE DAY ...
The Things That MANY Have Had To SAY ...

Reflect ONE THING ... The Game AIN'T Changed ... !!!!!

NO MATTER Where It Is You Choose To Stay ...

It Simply IS ...

..... " The Same Ol' Same " .....

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