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Portraits lying on the old shelf,
Reminds me of a time
I used to do a good impression
Of myself
They say people never change,
It's rather quite strange
That there's a world beyond that door
While I was stuck sleeping on the floor,
Trying to diverge the bold arrow of time
Is in itself a crime?
Things seem unreal
Like a one-hand clappin'
Things take time to heal,
Just let it happen.
The journey of a portrait through time.
if I were to get famous
for some talent that
I haven't discovered yet,

and stand in front
of an audience with
hundreds of people,

I don't think I could do it.

but that's not because
of my stage fright.

I don't need to imagine the
audience in their underwear,
or whatever trick performers use.

I don't think I could do it
because my eyes would never
stop scanning the crowd.

even in a sea of
people who love me,

I could not stop
searching for you.

and it's so much easier
to imagine that the audience
is wearing something dumb

than it is to imagine
you being a part of that audience.

I couldn't trick myself into
believing that you are there.
you're not.

my imagination can't change that.
Big Virge 20h
Now We May Have Had...
......... A FEW........ !!!

Who Were Seen As...
........ “ COOL “........
Who Made Positive Moves...
To Uplift Black Groups...

But Here Is The TRUTH... !!!

Those of Us With DARK SKIN...
Are NOT Treated LiKE KINGS... !!!

We’re Just USED And ABUSED... !!!

And Then Used To CONFUSE...
About The... VALUE...
of Our Skin With DARK HUES...

Because PROMINENCE ISN’T...
What We Have Been Given... !!!

When It Comes To Our WOMEN...
And... Leaders Positions... !!!

I Guess I’ve ALWAYS Known...
When It Comes To... **’s...
DEEP DOWN In My Soul... !!!

How Things REALLY Do GO...
When It Comes To Prejudice...
That A Lot of Folks Hold... !!!!!

We DARK FOLKS Are Just JOKES...
For Those With Light Skin Tones... !!!

Who Seem Happy To LAUGH... !?!

About... How DARK We ARE... !!!
How We Are LOWER CLASS... !!!

And WON'T Get Some HOT ***...
Without A... Light Skin Pass... !?!

They Run Talk That Is FARCE...
On Our... IGNORANT Past... !!!

And Our... Present One Too... !?!
But Some Truth Is Now Due... !!!!!

About The ABUSE...
That Goes Far And Beyond...
The SAME Old ISSUES...
of How... Colonial Crews......

... Apparently Made...
Blacks Deal In SELF HATE... ?!?

When... EVEN Today...
There Are Nightclubs Around...

ALL Over The Place...
That... CLAIM To Play...

... “ URBAN Music “...
For Us Blacks To Get Down...

Where Those With DARK SKINS...
... THICK HIPS and Big Lips...
CAN’T EVEN GET IN...
Unless They Are... RICH... !!!

And These Are Things...
That Have ALWAYS Been... !!!
Part of Places Like Bim’...
Or YES... Barbados... !!!.

Where Clubs Like...
... “ Harbour Lights “...
Have Been DEFINED...
To Me By... BAJAN Minds...

As A Place...
That Should Be Named...

As Being Harbour WHITES... !!!

Because Light Skinned Flavours...
Are STILL Those Favoured...
As Being Much GREATER...

Than US Melanin Kings... ?!?

Are Blacks Acting On THIS... ?
So That These Clubs DON’T Exist... ?

Because... In My Opinion...
These Light Skinned Dominions...

Should Be...
... SHAMED And DISGRACED...
For Being That Way In The Modern Age... !!!!

But The TRUTH Is THIS... !!!

A Lot of Light Skinned Minds...
As Well As DARK Tribes...
Really Like To Play BLIND...

And Run ALL Kinds of LINES...
About... SLAVERY VIBES...

That Make CLAIMS...
... “That It’s Whites “...

Who’ve CORRUPTED Our Minds...
To Cause... INTERNAL Fights... !!!

There’s NO DOUBT That They HAVE  ... !!!

INDEED Built Strands...
That Have HURT Africans...
And DIVIDED Black Clans... !!!

But Look Around NOW...
Are We STILL UNABLE... ?!?
To... REMOVE Their Fables...
About Our DARK SKINS... !!!
When We’re Melanin Kings... ?!?

Especially When...
It Comes To The Names...
Who Were Quick To Trade...
Black People As Slaves...
To Those With Pale Face...
Who Were QUICK To Deal With...
Africans With... LIGHT Skin... ?!?

Take A Moment To THINK...
BEFORE Yes... ANSWERING... !!!

And Let Me Ask You All...
.......... THIS........ !!!!!

If We Now Ask Women...
Who They Find ATTRACTIVE... ?

When It Comes To Our Skins...
It Seems To Be These White Chicks...

Who Have The Least Melanin...
Who Are QUICK To LICK...
And Jump On Some DARK ****... !!!

And EVEN Have Some MIXED Raced KIDS...
Who Have YUP... LIGHT Skins... !?!
Because They’re The... HOT THING... !!!

Which Is Why They’re Now Seen...
So PREVALENTLY On Our TV Screens... !!!

Now Of Course Within SPORT...

Because RECESSIVE Genes...
AREN'T A Part of Our Being... !!!!

Dark Skins Are A FORCE...
As They ARE Now In... ****...

Where Girls Wanna Be BLACKED... !!!
Because They’re Earning Cash...
For Now Bedding Black Man... !!!

I DON’T Hear Any Blacks...
Really Speaking On THAT... ?!?

ESPECIALLY These...
AFRICAN Americans... ?!?

It’s Pretty Clear That NUFF’ Blacks...
Are Simply... FULL of CRAP... !!!

When It Comes Down To WHO...
They Choose To... INCLUDE...
Within Their... “ COOL Crews “...

Where TRIBALISM Is Used...
To Create These ISSUES...

But We’re... “ Melanin Kings “... !?!

When Our FAMOUS Names...
Have LIGHT Skin INGRAINED... ?
From Marley To Manley...
To... Haile Selassie...

And Now The Don Lemons...
Are... Public Addressing...
And Clearly Are STRESSING...
That Black Folks Should LESSEN...

Their Talk That’s Suggesting...
That Black Lives Should Matter...
WHENEVER Their Shattered... !!!!

Even When There’s NO CAMERAS...
To... CAPTURE And SPLATTER...
The... RACISM FACTOR... !!!

Where White Folks Embrace...
HATRED For DARK Face... !!!

And Now We Have DRAKE...
Who Is Now Seen As GREAT...
AHEAD of Big Daddy Kane... ?!?

From... F1 Chicanes...
To These Girls Gaining Fame...

Where Are All THESE KINGS...
Who Have THIS... MELANIN... ?!?

It’s An Interesting Thing...
DON’T They All Have...

.... Light Skin.... ?!!!?

And Now Michael Holding...
Who INDEED Was A KING...
When It Came To Bowling... !!!

Has Broke Down CRYING... !!!
About HATRED WITHIN...
Those Within His OWN Kin...
Who DESPISED DARK SKIN... !?!

No Wonder Poor Garvey...
Was Made To Leave Smartly... !!!

While Now A Man With MY SKILL...
When It Comes To Words Built...
of THIS... Poetic ILK... !!!

CAN’T Even Get PAID...
For My Melanin Brain... ?!?
In This... “ BLM Age “... ?!?

Aren’t These Things Somewhat STRANGE... ?!?

I Guess I Must Be...
A Black Who Now Needs...
To Learn My History...

When My REALITY...
Has CLEARLY PROVEN To ME... !!!

That My Black Skin...
Is... NOT Something...
That Could Ever Make Me...

Be A...

... “Melanin King”... !!!
Funny how THIS Stuff, NEVER seems to come up, in all the fancy talk, in, Black History Month !?!
Big Virge 21h
Ya Know...

I REALLY AIN’T About THAT... !!!

Running Chat That’s CRAP... !!!
To PLEASE These Clans...
of... CANCELLING Gangs...
Who Behave Like The ****...

of... Ku Klux MANS... !!!

DEMANDING Compliance...
Like... Racist TYRANTS... !?!

It’s A CRAZY Time...
Which Has Now CONFINED...

How People Express...
What’s Inside Their Heads...

I Mean What Will Be Next... ?!?

Cutting OFF Heads...
Because They’ve Caused OFFENCE... !?!?!

Well... Let Me INSPECT...
What Was Earlier Said...
Within THIS POEM... !!!

Censors In The Past...
Have ALWAYS Taken To Task...
Those Who’ve Used Their Art...

To Speak... FREELY...................
On Everything From The LGBT...

To YES... Queer Crews...
And Have QUICKLY Been Refused...
The Right To Sell Tunes...

That Were Deemed To Be RUDE...
And... HATE Filled Too... !!!

So These... Cancel Crews...
Are REALLY NOTHING NEW... !!!

But Now The Ante Has Gone UP... !!!
Just Like ******* AFTER *** Stunts... !!!

But There Is NO LOVE... !!!
If You... Speak of...

NOT WANTING To Fit...
In With Their... “ New Club “...

Kinda Sounds Like Stuff...
That Supremacists Run...

“If You’re NOT WITH Us,
We Will END YOU SON !

And This Has Come...
Right From The TOP... !!!

From Politicians To World Governments...
Who Have WITHDRAWN Funds...
In Countries Where... Some...

REFUSE To Accept...
What Was Once Expressed...

As Going AGAINST...
What Their BIBLE Said..
In It’s Religious Text...

Which Was That...

“ God Would Be VEX...
If Those of The SAME *** !
Dealt In ******...
And... NAUGHTINESS ! “

So What Came NEXT... ?!?

FIRE AND BRIMSTONE...!!!

And That Is NO JOKE... !!!

Due To CRIMES AGAINST NATURE... !!!
Well NOW... CENTURIES LATER... !!!

The Lord’s NO LONGER Our Saviour... ?!?
Cos We’ve Got A NEW FLAVOUR... !!!

That We MUST ACCEPT... !?!
And FORGO What Is Said...
In The Book That Expressed..

What’s Been Taught To CHILDREN...
Since... WAY BACK WHEN... !?!

So Things Have TURNED AROUND...
Because of CERTAIN CROWDS... !!!

Who Will NOT ACCEPT...
The Type of IGNORANCE...
That’s NOW OFFENDING THEM... !!!

Because Racisms DEAD...
And DOESN’T **** Blackness... !!!

Now I'm NO... GENIUS...
But That's Talk That Is CLEARLY...

................ INCORRECT................... !!!!!

But These Words Are FACT... !!!
I REALLY AIN’T About That... !!!!!!!!

Are Their Skins SO THIN... ?!?

That They DON'T Understand... ?!?
That There Will ALWAYS Be Chat...
That OFFENDS Their CLAN... !!!

Like The FACT That RACISTS...
Will... NEVER Like Blacks... !!!!!

Because It Is … HUMAN...
To NOT Agree With EVERYBODY...
It’s Just The Way That People Be... !!!

But Now It’s CLEAR...
That We MUST ALL Adhere... !?!

To These CANCEL Clans...
And Their... NEW STANCE...

That Apparently Breeds Equality...
And UNITY For Humanity... !!!

Which Is PROVING To Be...
A Whole Load of... CRAP... !!!

So When It Comes To Their Plans...
To DICTATE That Our Chat...
Does NOT OFFEND Their Gangs... !!!

I Need To Make This CLEAR... !!!

“I REALLY AIN’T About That !”
Okay folks, as said, feel free to cancel me !!!
However, this is my stance, and i'm ENTITLED to it.
Now Lemme' Deal With This QUICK...
This... ISN'T A Diss... !!!
But If Iron Sharpens IRON... ?!?

Then I'm The RHYMING...
..... " IRON Mike Tyson "..... !!!!!

ORIGINAL Like... Dyson...
CLASHING Cos' I'm TITAN... !!!

STRAIGHT UP Wesley SNIPING... !!!

Lyrically EXCITING....... !!!
..... ALIEN To Sightings.....
of Groundless Big Virge Writings... !!!

SHARP Like Sharks...
Whose Path's To Hunt Down ARKS...
FILLED UP With... WEAK Hearts...

Whose Path Is CONFUSED... ?!?
Cos' They Just CAN'T REMOVE...
Their... Historical TRUTH.... !!!

That THEY Come From Crews...
Whose Past Was To Choose...
To ABUSE Using NOOSE... !!!!!!

As If That Would Chart...
A Way To... Believing...
Themselves To Be Beings...
... ABOVE OPEN Ceilings... !?!?!

They're CLEARLY DECEIVING...
Themselves With Their Teachings...

SHARPNESS... Dulled...
That SHOULD BE ANNULLED... !!!!!

My Sharpness DEMANDS...
Knowledge... ADVANCED...
Beyond Those Who Hold STANCE...
Where HATRED Embarks...
Upon SEPARATIST CHANTS... !!!!!

I'm SHARP When I... " Chance "...
And Commune With THE CHEST...
Where SHARPNESS Is Blessed...
With STANDING The TEST...

of EXPRESSING Wth STRENGTH...
And STARING At DEATH...
WITHOUT Bullet Proof Vest... !!!!!

I TRAIN To STAY SHARP... !!!
So My MENTAL Is CHARGED...
To Stay... Steps AHEAD...
of... PRESSURES Today... !!!!!

Because I'm NOW Aged...
Beyond Being Teenaged...
And Am NOW Not As Strong...
As My Younger Self Was... !!!

So Now HAVE To... THINK... !!!
Before Using My Fists....
Or Guns FILLED With Clips...

So That I Can LIVE... !!!!!!

WITHOUT Facing Heads...
Whose Sharpness Is Left...

of Good Ol' Common Sense... !!!
Cos' It SURELY Ain't RIGHT... ?!?
How They're NOW Taking Lives... !!!!

Gunfights And Knives...
Now DRAWN To SURPRISE... !!!
To ROB... SOMEONE's BIKE... ?!?

These Words Are NOT THINGS...
... MADE UP From My Mind... !!!

My Mind Is Inclined....
To KEEP Well Advised...
of... Modern Day Crimes...

That RUN WILD Like FIRE.... !!!!!
I... WILL NOT RETIRE... !!!!!

The Thing That Kickstarts...
My Days of... Existence...
And Furthermore LIVING... !!!

Which Is Why I MARK CARDS...
With Words I... IMPART...

That Just KEEP ON PROVING...
That I... Like My Mind...

... " Keep It Moving "...

And...

..... " SHARP ".....
Simply inspired by the phrase ... " Iron Sharpens Iron " ...
Mystery faces veiled with fear. A worldwide masqeurade.
Faces hidden disappearing in this maniacal charade
Suppressed panic spurts of manic
Just let this virus fade
Fingers crossed and prayers uplifted
We all hope to evade
Depression strengthened anxiousness
The foundation has been laid
Masses herded like they're cattle
All because we are afraid.
Weaponized death in full effect
Mankind has been enlaved
My thoughts about life during this pandemic.
Liz 2d
Everyone I talk to always does all the talking
I listen
I never answer questions because they never ask me any
It would seem selfish to suddenly change the topic to my self
But how else will they know who I am?
How will they learn to listen?
Is it my job to do all the listening
I'm told I'm good at it
But maybe it's just that they're good at talking
Liz 2d
It's ok to not be sunshine
It's ok to cry at night
Because other people cry too
And for them, the sun is too bright
Sometimes people don't need happiness and sunshine, sometimes that's too much for them. Sometimes they just need someone to cry with them to let them know they aren't the only ones who cry
It’s Just So CRAZY... !!!

That... Just Before I...
Started Writing This Peace...

I Was Playing A Tune...
That Gave Me PROOF...
That These Words Are TRUE... !!!

Some People CHOOSE...
To Really Think It’s COOL... ?!?
To DICTATE To YOU... !?!

What IT IS... YOU Should Do...
And How It Is YOU Should Move... ?!?

As If You NEED SCHOOL...
And NEED To HEAR THEIR VIEWS... ?!?

Because You’re Some Kind of FOOL...
Whose Views Are Confused... !?!

So Where Do They Get Off... ?!?

These ARROGANT Bods’...
Who Are OH SO STRONG... !?!

Cos It’s BEYOND BELIEF...
The Way These People Speak... !?!

They Speak As Though...
The Things That THEY KNOW...
Are Stories UNTOLD From EONS Ago... !!!!!!!!!

And Then There Are THOSE Who Run Talk To SHOW...
That They’re The SMARTEST IN THE ROOM... !!!

So Are EVER SO COOL... !!!
And INTELLIGENT TOO... !!!

But Where Do They Get Off... ?!?
Acting Like Some... GOD... ?

Cos I DON’T Have A Clue... ?!?
But It Now Seems To Me...
That... “ Insecurities “...
Are What Make Them Speak...
As If They Can... TEACH...

When What They Do...
Is...... PREACH......
Like Religious FIENDS...
Whose Sermons Feed...

...... HYPOCRISY...... !!!
That Needs LOBOTOMIES... !!!

When You REALLY Get To SEE...
How These PREACHERS... BE... !!!

Which Is FAR From RIGHTEOUS...
And Being... ENLIGHTENED... !!!!!

To Me They...
Just Seem... FRIGHTENED... !!!
of Who They... REALLY Are...

So Run Talk That’s FARCE... !!!
That’s A Little TOO FAST...
To Come Out of Their ***... !!!

Because Just Like *******... !!!
What Comes Out of Their Holes...
... REALLY Does STINK... !!!

... Do You Get The Link... ?!?

It’s A FUNNY Old Thing...
That PROVES That They...
..... DON’T THINK..... !!!

But That They LIKE To BELIEVE...
In Their Spoken FAECES... ?!?

About HISTORY And REALITY...
And About Their Dreams of Being FREE... !!!

In THIS World... REALLY... ?!?

Is It... VANITY... ?!?
That RULES Their Speech...
Or Just... INSANITY...
Upon Which Their Brain FEEDS... ?!?

Because HONESTLY...

... Where Do They Get Off... ?!?

DEMANDING TRUST...
When Dishonesty... Is A Policy...

That They Use To DECEIVE...
When They Get... ANGRY... !?!

Because YOU Choose To REFUSE...
To BUY INTO THEIR GROOVE...
of Playing... Mr. SMOOTH... !!!

And REFUSE To Play Along...
To Their PATHETIC Songs... !!!
That DON’T Include Any Thongs... ?!?
So Surely Something’s WRONG... ?!?

So Where Do They Get Off... ?!?

Is It... ******* *****... ?!?
Or Just JERKING OFF... !?!
WITHOUT The Oven On... !!!

Or With Chickens For The Head...
That They're... TRYING To Get... !!!

Because It’s FILLED With NONSENSE... !!!

You See THIS POEM Is NOT The First...
With Poetic Words of REALITY Verse...
That’s Bound To HURT... !!!
And DISTURB Their Nerves... !!!

But Here’s The Reason WHY...
Because They DON’T Get Off...

....... " APOLOGIES "....... !!!!!!

Which Is AMAZING To Me... ?!?
Cos’ It’s As If They BELIEVE...
That... ACCOUNTABILITY...

Does NOT Apply To THEM... !?!
Just Like The HEADS of These Governments...
Who’ve Done So MUCH WRONG...
That’s Caused BIG PROBLEMS... !!!

That Words Like... THESE...
Will NOT AFFECT Their Breed...
Or Make Them CONCEDE...

That They NEED To STOP... !!!!
Acting Like They’re GODS... !!!!!

When The Question I’ve Got...
Is This One That Is STRONG... !!!

Which Simply Is... THIS...

“Where Do They Get Off ?!?”...
As time moves on, it seems that more and more confusion, is breeding attitudes in some people, just like the poem expresses ! Attitudes, that REALLY AREN'T COOL !
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