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Ya Know …..  
  
This Is A Question ….    
That ... Leaves Me Confused … ???    
    
The Question Is … " THIS " …    
What Can … YOU DO … ?!?    
    
Now … Trust Me Folks ...    
i'm NOT Here To ABUSE … !!!    
    
But ….    
Come On Now … !!!    
Don't Act … The FOOL … !!!!!    
    
Don't Be … " SURPRISED … !!!    
When … " Drug Filled Highs " … !!!    
Slowly …………….. subside ………...................................    
    
And … " Modern Life " ...    
Leaves You … " Feeling " …    
    
... " PAIN and STRIFE " ... !!!    
    
It Seems These Days … ?    
That … riSING Tides ...    
And Government LIES … !!!!!    
Have Made … "Some People" ...    
    
………. " REALISE " ……… !!!!!!!!!!    
    
Life Is … NOT About MAD Cash … !!!    
*******, Speed, or … Afghan Hash … !!!    
    
Life Is …
So Much MORE Than THAT … !!!!!    
    
So ...
Ask Yourself … ?    
    
What Can You Do … ?    
To … BETTER Things ...    
For … ME and YOU … !!!    
    
Going ... To School ...    
Is … Many's View ... !!!    
    
Okay … That's Cool … !!!    
But … WHO Has Built …    
These … " INSTITUTES " … ??!??    
    
of … " Education " ...    

Government Taxation … ???    
    
Take Your Time ...    
It's ... NOT A Crime …    
To ... Let These Thoughts ...    
Run Through … Your Mind …    
    
How Many Youth ... ?    
Will Get The Chance ...    
To ... Dance The Dance ...    
    
THAT … Rich Kids Do … !?!    
While Watching Daddy …    
FILL His ... " BOOTS " … !!!!!!    
    
It's Just A Question … ?    
Like ... " THIS ONE " …    
    
What Can You Do … ?    
    
How About This … ?    
DON'T ... Live For YOU … !!!!    
    
Live For Those ...    
Who … Surround You … !!!    
    
These Days That's HARD … !!!    
I KNOW … That's TRUE … !!!    
    
But Here's A ... Quote …    
To Give You … " Clues " …    
On … How To CHANGE …    
These …. ATTITUDES …. !!!!    
    
"The Needs of THE MANY
OUTWEIGH The Needs of The Few    
Or THE ... ONE … !!!"
    
Take That  … IN …    
DON'T Spit … But CHEW … !!!!!    
    
These Words Make ...    
Me … Want To DO …    

Things Like … REASON …    
With Our … " Youth " … !!!    
    
NOT … Preach or Train ...    
But … Try To Explain …    
How To …. KEEP …. !!!    
A … Sense-Filled Brain … !!!    
    
And … How To COPE ...    
With … " Mental Pain " ...    

And .....
Let Them … KNOW …    
Life's … NOT A Game … !!!    
    
It's HARD … These Days ...    
To Make That Move …    
Because BUREAUCRATS …      
Try … "Stopping You" … !!!!!    
    
That's The Way ...    
They … Like To Be ...    
    
But … TRUST ME Folks … !!!    
They WON'T Stop Me … !!!!!    
    
From … Trying To Use …    
My Poetry ... To Get To The Few  …    
Who … HEED My Speech …    
    
So … What About YOU … ???    
What Can … YOU DO … ?!?    
    
Try Being … TRUE … !!!    
With Friends and People ...    
You … Speak To … !!!    
    
That's …
Just The START … !!!!!    
    
Because ...
Change Won't Come ...    
From … Smart Remarks … !!!!!    
    
While You Sit …    
In Your … " PHAT Yard " … !!!!!    
    
Those Who Do This ..    
THINK They're Smart … !!!!!    
    
Until Their World ...    
Is RIPPED ... A P A R T … !!!!!    
    
Nowadays …    
In … MANY Ways … !!!    
    
Natures' ANGER'S …    
On … DISPLAY … !!!!    
    
Earthquakes And ...    
WILD Hurricanes … !!!!!    
    
See … These Are Things …    
WE CAN'T … Ignore … !!!!!!!!!!    
    
Money Wars … !!!    
Leave People … " POOR " … !!!!!    
    
While People ... Sit …    
And Now … ARGUE …    
    
"Come on man,
what can you do ?"    
    
NOT … Everyone …    
Is BAD … Out There … !!!    
    
But Hear Me CLOSE …    
Please Be … PREPARED … !!!!!    
    
Because ....
Snakes Are Lurking …    
And Will … DARE …    
To … THREATEN You …    
And Make You SCARED … !!!!!    
    
So …    
DON'T Just Let Them … !!!    
DO … YOUR SHARE …. !!!    
    
And Show The Moaners ...    
That … YOU CARE ...    

And Want RID of …    
    
" New Tony Blairs !!! " …
    
The Only Thing Constant ...    
Is Simply …. " CHANGE " ….    
    
So ….    
DON'T Just Sit There ...    
... " RE - ARRANGE " …    
    
And Make Our World …    
A … BETTER PLACE … !!!!    
    
Just …    
REMEMBER Folks ...    
    
These Are …    
... " MY VIEWS " …  
    
So … Take Them IN …    
I've Given … " Clues " …    
And Answers ... TOO ... !!!!    
    
To YES …    
THAT Question …    
    
" What Can You Do ? " ...
A question worth exploring in these days and times !
Big Virge
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Big Virge  Barbados
(Barbados)   
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