'Slam' ... A Poem written by Big Virge 2/11/2014

Location

United Kingdom

Now I'm A Poetic Man...
Who... DOESN'T Like SLAMS... !!!!!

And I... NEVER Have... !!!!!!

Because EVEN When I Did Them...
I Knew They Were A SHAM... !!!!!

ROBBING Folks Like... GIVENS... !!!!!
Would Seem To Be A GIVEN... !?!

Spoken Word Displays For Applause That's FAKE... !!!
APPLAUSE For FRAUDS Who... SEEK Awards........................

YES Poets CONDITIONED...
For SLAMMING Auditions...
With NO... Simon Cowell... ?!?

But Cats Who ACT FOUL CLUCKING To Crowds...
Just Like Chicken Heads Who Are QUICK To Go DOWN... !!!
To Give COCKS Some Pleasure When They DON'T Have FEATHERS... !?!

FEATHERS In Caps That PROVE That They SLAM WITHOUT Using RAP...
To SHOW That They BATTLE Like THOSE HERDING CATTLE...
And RAPPERS Who PRATTLE Like Babies With RATTLES... !?!
These SLAMMERS COMPETE For SHINE That LACKS SHEEN... !?!
Is THIS What They DEEM To Be... REAL Artistry... !?!

Writing For Their AUDIENCE These Spoken Word KEVORKIANS... !!!
YES I Mean JACK To Be EXACT.... !!!
DOCTORS of DEATH When They WRITE Poems...
That EXEMPLIFY... A SUICIDE Assisted By...
The Lines They Write And Then RECITE...
As If A SLAM Is... " OPENING NIGHT "...

For Verse That's... TRITE... !!!
While I SLAM EVERY Day And EVERY Night...
When My Mind's Inclined To Put Pen To Page...
From The UK To The USA I See SO MANY Names...
Who Have EARNED Themselves A Place Worthy of CENTRE STAGE...

While I Just Write Away..........................
Creating Like A Sage Who Has NO TIME For Games...
I Write For Me... NOT To Be SEEN... !!!
Because My Verse DOES NOT Concur...
With Being CONDITIONED To WIN Competitions... !!!
What Kind of Poet Writes Words For... EFFECT... ?!?

It Seems To Be SLAMMERS Who've Got Some DEFECTS... !!!!!!!
I Wish I Had HAMMERS For Some of Their HEADS... !!!
ALWAYS Talkin' Bout' SEX... Within Their Poems...
As If That Will Get Them Some Kind of RESPECT... !?!
From Women Now WILLING To Give Out Some Sex...
To Writers Whose FIRE Gets Their Pussies WET... !!!!!
And What's With This FAD I Now Hear About SLAMS... ?!?!?

Peoples' Sexual PREFERENCES FILLING UP Sentences... ?!?
As If People NEED To HEAR Their WET DREAMS And PERVERSE Fantasies... !?!
Now I'm NOT Homophobic... But Big Virge Is STRAIGHT... !!!
And Believe Slams Should FOCUS On Social Wordplay...
Rather Than SEXUAL SHOWS Under... " POETIC Names "...

MOST Slams Seem To Nurture...
A Show Fit For PURPOSE of Some SEXUAL CIRCUS... !?!
I've Seen Hosts Get NERVOUS When Poets Are NERVELESS...
And Speak About Isms' BEYOND Chauvinism... INVERTED Sexism...
And Speak On The Visions NOW HURTING Our Children... !!!

That's Just MY Opinion...
So Critics Should LISTEN...
Or READ These Next Words...

DO What You WILL... !!!
To Get Yourselves HEARD...
Or To Get Your Shows FILLED...

But RECOGNISE THIS There Are LYRICISTS...
Who Analyse Things And Utilise Scripts...
Who DO... " ENTERTAIN "...
Through Wordplay That's STRAIGHT And ELEVATES Brains..... !!!!!
So Is ENTERTAINMENT... The NAME of Slam Games... ?!?
If Your Answer Is YES Where Are The FAT Cheques... ???
For... Spoken Word Heads Who Focus On SEX... ???

Isn't That PROSTITUTION of … Poetic Movements... ?!?
I Thought That REAL POETS Write Words For A CAUSE... !!!
NOT To Grace Stages Like... Lyrical WHORES... !?!
I'm A SLAMMER Fa' SURE Whose Poems FEED MORE...
Than SLACK Lyricism That's... Lyrical PORN... !?!

What Are You Folks Thinking... ?!?!?
How About FEEDING Minds About OUR DECLINE... !?!

INTO A People Descending To EVIL...
And ATTITUDES COLDER Than Those With EBOLA... !!!!!!

These Slammers FILL Quotas Like Apartheid Did BOTHA'... !!!!!!!
With Methods Devised To Utilise Rhymes And Prose That's VERBOSE...
That Leaves Honest Writers OUTSIDE of Their Fold And OUT In THE COLD.... !!!!!!
My Style Is MORE BOLD And Something... AUTHENTIC... !!!!!!
MOST Slammers I See Are Pathetic... Generic And Quite EGOCENTRIC... !!!!!

While Me I'm MAJESTIC When Using POLEMICS... !!!
To PROVE They're COSMETIC And FAR From..................... Poetic.... !!!!!

These Slams Use Time Limits...
As If Peoples' Thinking Should Be... "LIMITED"... !!!
These Slammers Are LUCKY My Name ISN'T... " Nucky "... !!!
A THOMPSON Type Wrongun' Whose Solutions Cause PROBLEMS... !!!!!

My Words Are A FORCE...
That Aim To Be HIGHER Than ANY Church Spire... !!!
Which is WHY I'm A Man Whose Poetry STANDS...
For MORE THAN THESE SHAMS... !!!!!!

That Have Now Become KNOWN...

As A... Poetry...

....................... " SLAM ".................

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Me
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