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So What's IMPORTANT To You ... ?!?
  
Well For Me ... ?
My HEALTH For One ... !!!
And Food For Two ...  
And Number Three's  
  
.... MY POETRY .... !!!!!
  
I Hear You Ask ....
  
"But V, what about your family ?"
  
Well Now My Mum Rests Peacefully ...
  
My Family ...
Mean ... "little to me" ... !!!
  
Because My Fam' CLEARLY Believe That Cash Money ...
Means MORE Than Facing TRAGEDIES ... !?!
  
That Sometimes HIT Young Families ...  
  
Cashing Cheques And Having *** ...
Are How They've Been ...
  
That's Why They Mean ...
...... "little to me" ....... !!!
  
DON'T ... "pity me" ... !!!!!
Because I DON'T NEED Your ... " Sympathy " ... !!!!!  
  
When ... Most Believe ...
That Life Is ALL About MONEY ... ?!!!?
  
GREED DOES NOT Fulfil Your Needs ...  
And WON'T Save You From EVIL Deeds ... !!!!!!
  
Those Who ENVY May Just FEED ...
By Taking ALL YOUR LUXURIES ... !!!!!
  
MTV Breeds ... JEALOUSY ... !!!!!
  
"I want what the rich have got !" ...
  
Well DON'T Be Shocked If You Are ... " OWNED " ...
And HAVE TO DO What You Are ... TOLD ... !!!!!
To HOLD ONTO THAT ... " *** of Gold "
  
That's The Way The Business Goes ... !!!
  
You May Not Like ... THAT Kind of Life ... ?!?  
  
EVERYONE ......
CAN'T Win ... TOP PRIZE ... !!!!!
  
Why Place IMPORTANCE On Such Highs ... !?!
  
They're Not As Great As Some May Say ... !!!
That's Why They NEED HARD DRUGS MOST Days ... !!!!!
  
Their Life Becomes A ... " Purple Haze " ...  
  
Hendrix Died Because of Drugs He Was Supplied ...
Admired By Most From Coast to Coast ....  
But Then Was LOST To Drugs Like ... " Coc' " .... !!!
  
Just Like ... " Rick James " ... !!!
Another Man Who Lived A Life ...
of ... " GLITZ And FAME " ... !!!
  
But Clearly Took ...
TOO MUCH ******* ... !!!!!!
  
I Place ... Importance ...
On Gaining Knowledge ...
  
... " Knowledge Is POWER " ... !!!
And Makes Fools ... "cower" ... !!!
  
Knowledge of THEM ...
DEFINES ... " PRETENSE " ... !!!  
  
You're Better of ...
DISMISSING Fools From Your ....................... Presence ................ !!!
  
So What In TRUTH ...  
Is IMPORTANT To ... " YOU " ... ?!?
  
Well Nowadays We're Given Clues ...  
From Things We SEE In News Reviews ...
  
The ... " Ones and Twos " ...
For Those Who Walk In ... " HIP HOP Shoes " ...
  
TORTURE It Seems ...  
For ... Government Crews ... !!?!!
  
Because The IN THING Now ...
Is NOT TO LOSE To TERRORIST Groups ... !!!!!
  
Which ....  
Simply Leads To ... MORE Issues ...  
Leading To ... Use of Tissues ... !!!
  
What Has Happened To ... VALUES ... !?!
  
IMPORTANT Things ... !!!
And That's The TRUTH ... !!!!!
  
... " VALUED " ....  
Can Be Defined ....
As Something That Is ... IMPORTANT ...  
  
But Values Now ...
Are CLEARLY ... " dormant " ...
  
Racists Now ...  
Will ... SCREAM And SHOUT ...
  
"GET THE BLACKS And MUSLIMS OUT !!! " ...
  
We're CLEARLY ON A ... " Roundabout " ... !!!!!
  
It's Funny How Blacks Are STILL Put Down ... !!!
  
Actually ... It's NOT ... !!!!!!!
WE Joke So Much ... About Our Lot ...  
  
What Kind of Values Have We Got ... ?!?!?  
  
LYNCH Is STILL Providing ... " KNOTS " ... !!!!!
  
For UNCLE TOMS To Sit And Plot ...  
With Governments Who WILL NOT Stop ... !!!
  
Until Black People Pay the ... COST ...
Like James Brown Said ... " To Be The Boss " ... !!!  
  
The Boss of What ... !?!?!
  
OUR LUST For ... " Wealth " ...
May See Us .... " ROT " ... !?!  
  
What's IMPORTANT To Me ...
Is ... " Knowledge of SELF " ... !!!!!
  
Then Passing On........
The Things I've Seen And YES ... Been Through ...  
BEFORE Our Youth ... CAN'T FIND The Truth ............... !!!!!!!!
  
The TRUTH About ...  
How We Were LYNCHED ... !!!!!
And Made To ... " WINCE " ... !!!!!!
  
And Constantly TOLD ...
  
"DON'T TRY TO THINK !!!!!" ...
  
Play Sport And SING ... !!!
Or Rap About Your ... " Drug Dealing " ... !!!!!!
  
That's Why SO MANY FEEL The STING ... !!!!!!!
Confinement In ... RACIST PRISONS ... !!!!!
  
Where Many Now Just ...  
... HANG Themselves ... !!!!!
  
Cards Like THESE Have LONG BEEN Dealt ...
By Men Like LYNCH Whose Story Has A ... " Racist Smell " ... !!!
  
Things Like THIS ...
Are IMPORTANT To Me ... !!!!!
  
NOT Cash Money Or Terrorist Speech ... !!!  
While Government Men Simply Retreat ...  
To Values Like Their ... " Private Beach " ... !!!!!
  
Surely Folks You Must Agree ... ?!?
  
What's IMPORTANT To THEM ...
Is DIFFERENT TO What's IMPORTANT To YOU ... !!!
And CLEARLY What's ... IMPORTANT To ME ... !!!!!!!!!!!!
  
These Things FUEL My Attitude ...  
Because of IGNORANCE ... Most Choose ... ?!?  
  
I Place ... VALUE ... !!!
On Things That SHOULD Be ...  
Taught In .... " Schools " .... !!!
  
My Views Are STAUNCH ... !!!
And NOT ... " Dormant " ... !!!!
  
Because Truth Be Told ...
  
They Are ...
  
... " IMPORTANT " ... !!!
Just a few of the things that are to me .....
Big Virge
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Big Virge  Barbados
(Barbados)   
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