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Oct 23
So Many ... CLAIM ... !!!

They ... Want To HELP ... !!!
But ... Seem To Me ...
To ... " Help Themselves " ... !?!

From ... " Charities " ...
To ... " Families " ...
Who Help Long After ............................

..... " TRAGEDIES " ..... !!!!!

Even Those In ... " Poetry " ...
Seem RELUCTANT ...
To ..... " Use Me " ..... ?!?

Because of Words ...
They Hear Me Speak ...

Black and White ...
Have ... FEAR FILLED Eyes ...
When They Hear Me ... Use A Mic ....

I'm Sure In Truth ...
It's NOT Just ... " Me " ... !!!!!
But Those Who DON'T ...
Use ... PROCESSED Speech ...
And ... REJECT Joining ...

..... PHONEY CLIQUES ..... !!!

They Seem To ... Like ...
How Things ... Now Are ... ?!?

... " ILLITERACY " ...
  
From ...
Class To ... Bars ... !!!

Their ...  Form of HELP ...
Hasn't ... Got Us Far ... !?!

My ... Use of Speech ...
Ain't Always ... " Street " ...
And Doesn't Always ...

... Frighten Peeps' ... !!!!!!!

But Nowadays ....
That's How You Reach ...
Youth ... Whose Lives ...
FEEL .... Incomplete ....

I've heard this said ....

"Virge, kids would,
really, love your words !"

And Now I'm Finding ...
It's ... " The Youth " ...
Who Like ... My Stuff ...
And Think It's ... " COOL " ... !!!

So Now I'd Like ...
To Work In ... Schools ... !!!
And Touch These Kids ...
With ... DIFFERENT Views ...

That's ... A Start ...
But ... Uni's TOO ... !!!!!

Because They Are Deemed ...
To Have The Youth ...
Who'll ... Run The World ...
And Make ... STRONG MOVES ... !!!!!

But Now I've Got To ...
Go To ... SCHOOL ... !!!!

To Prove That I ...
Can Teach The Youth ...

So Much For ....
These ... FUNDED Groups ... !!!

Are They ...
Trying To ... " Help " ... ?
Or ... FILL THEIR BOOTS ... ?!?

Just Like ... MANY ...
... " Aid Groups " ... DO ... !!!

I'm Now ... " Confused " ... ?
And May ... " Refuse " ...
To Do What's Right ...
And ... HELP The Youth ...

While ... Parents Cry ...
Into ... " TISSUES " ... !!!!!

The ... " Poetry Scene " ...
Is ... FILLED With Dreams ... !!!

But ...
Run By ... "Those" ...
Who Are .................................................. "unseen" .......

They ...
FLY Through Here ... !!!

And ...
FLY Through There ... !!!

But ...
Never Seem To ...
Be ... Prepared ...

To ... Bring Those In ...
Who Are NOT SCARED ... !!!
To ... Speak Their MIND ...
Through ... CLEVER Rhyme ... !!!!!

And Use The Truth ... !!!!!
To .... " Reflect Times " ....

Times That WARRANT ...

******* LINES .... !!!!!!!!!!!

WELL Designed ...
And YES ... " REFINED " ... !!!
To HELP Our Youth ...
To ... STOP The Crimes ... !!!

Leading To ....
PREMATURE ... Flatlines ... !!!!!!!

Why ... " Decline " ... ?!?
To Use ... Such Rhyme ... !?!

Time Just ... Rolls On........................

You CAN'T ... REWIND ... !!!!!

And Time Right Now ...
Is .... " Running Out " ....
While Groups Like These ...
Are ... " Making Pounds " ... !!!

And Getting Grants ... !!!!!

To Do What's Right ... ?
And .... ENERGIZE ....
Our Youth To LIVE .... !!!
A ... POSITIVE LIFE ... !!!!!!!

By Using ... Those ...
Who Write ... Good Prose ...
And KNOW ABOUT ...
Life's ... HIGHS and Lows ... !!!!!

From ... Taking Dope ...
To .... Snorting Coc' .... !!!!!

Because ....
Things Like These ...
ARE NOT A Joke .... !!!!!!!!

And ... Have Left ...
MANY Young Hearts ...

...... BROKE ...... !!!!!!

It's ...
CLEARLY TIME ...
To ... Utilize Rhyme ...

If You ...
Don't Believe Me ...
Ask .... Stephen Fry .... !!!!

He ...
LOVES Poetry ...
As Much As ... I ... !!!

From Classics To ...
Contemporary Styles ...

When Rap's Done WELL ...
It Drives Kids ..... WILD ..... !!!!!!

And When ... " Applied " ...
To ... Children's Minds ...

You ... May Just Find ... ?
They'll ... REJECT Crime ...
And Be CONSTRUCTIVE  ...
... With Their Time ... !?!

These Words of Mine ...
Are YES ... " HEARTFELT " ... !!!
  
But ... Wonder When ... ???
These Groups Will SMELL ...

The Coffee ...
And Will ... REJECT Tea ... !!!

And Utilize ... My Poetry ....
Cos' Words I Write ...
Are Worth ... Money ... !!!

And ... NEED TO BE ...
Passed On With ... STEALTH ... !!!!!

Cos' Right Now ... I ...
DON'T LIKE The SMELL ... !!!!!!

of Those Who CLAIM ... !!!

They're ... Trying To ...

....... " HELP " ....... !!!
One has to wonder, when you look at the world sometimes, whether all these groups, and movements, who profess to be about, helping the vulnerable, etcetera, are actually, really doing what they claim to be doing ... ???
Big Virge
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Big Virge  Barbados
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