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Here is one of my favorite poems.


I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.


A free bird leaps

on the back of the wind

and floats downstream

till the current ends

and dips his wings

in the orange sun rays

and dares to claim the sky.


But a bird that stalks

down his narrow cage

can seldom see through

his bars of rage

his wings are clipped and

his feet are tied

so he opens his throat to sing.


The caged bird sings

with fearful trill

of the things unknown

but longed for still

and is tune is heard

on the distant hill for the caged bird

sings of freedom.


The free bird thinks of another breeze

and the trade winds soft through the sighing trees

and the fat worms waiting on a dawn-bright lawn

and he names the sky his own.


But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams

his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream

his wings are clipped and his feet are tied

so he opens his throat to sing.


The caged bird sings

with a fearful trill

of things unknown

but longed for still

and his tune is heard

on the distant hill

for the caged bird

sings of freedom.


Maya Angelou

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Anyway here's another good one =)




I'm a prisoner

Of words unsaid

Just lonely feelings

Locked away in my head

I trap myself further

Every time I stay quiet

I should start to speak

But I stop and stay silent

And now I've made

My own hard bed

Inside a prison of words unsaid


I am a P.O.W

Not a prisoner of war

A prisoner of words

Like a soldier

I'm a fighter

Yet only a puppet

Mostly I only say

What you wanna hear

Could you take it if I came clear?

Or would you rather see me

Stoned on a drug of complacency and compromise


I guess that's what I am

Scrapping this cold earth

For a peice of myself

For peace in myself


It'd be easier if you put me in jail

If you locked me away

I'd have someone to blame

But these bars of steel are of my making

They surround my mind

And have me shaking

My hands are cuffed behind my back

I'm a prisoner of the worst kind, in fact

A prisoner of compromise

A prisoner of compassion

A prisoner of kindness

A prisoner of expectation

A prisoner of my youth

Run too fast to be old

I've forgotten what I was told

Ain't I a sight to behold?


A priosner of age dying to be young

To my heart is my head with a gun

And it's cold and it's hard


Cause there's no where to run

When you've caged yourself

By holding your tongue


I'm a prisoner

Of words unsaid

Just lonely feelings

Locked away in my head

It's like solitary confinment

Every time I stay quiet

I should start to speak

But I stop and stay silent

And now I've made

My own hard bed

Inside a prison of words unsaid


Alicia Keys ( from her new book, Tears for Water! )

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Poem by Edgar Allen Poe (1844)




By a route obscure and lonely,

Haunted by ill angels only,

Where an Eidolon, named NIGHT,

On a black throne reigns upright,

I have reached these lands but newly

From an ultimate dim Thule-

From a wild clime that lieth, sublime,

Out of SPACE- out of TIME.

Bottomless vales and boundless floods,

And chasms, and caves, and Titan woods,

With forms that no man can discover

For the tears that drip all over;

Mountains toppling evermore

Into seas without a shore;

Seas that restlessly aspire,

Surging, unto skies of fire;

Lakes that endlessly outspread

Their lone waters- lone and dead,-

Their still waters- still and chilly

With the snows of the lolling lily.

By the lakes that thus outspread

Their lone waters, lone and dead,-

Their sad waters, sad and chilly

With the snows of the lolling lily,-

By the mountains- near the river

Murmuring lowly, murmuring ever,-

By the grey woods,- by the swamp

Where the toad and the newt encamp-

By the dismal tarns and pools

Where dwell the Ghouls,-

By each spot the most unholy-

In each nook most melancholy-

There the traveler meets aghast

Sheeted Memories of the Past-

Shrouded forms that start and sigh

As they pass the wanderer by-

White-robed forms of friends long given,

In agony, to the Earth- and Heaven.

For the heart whose woes are legion

'Tis a peaceful, soothing region-

For the spirit that walks in shadow

'Tis- oh, 'tis an Eldorado!

But the traveler, traveling through it,

May not- dare not openly view it!

Never its mysteries are exposed

To the weak human eye unclosed;

So wills its King, who hath forbid

The uplifting of the fringed lid;

And thus the sad Soul that here passes

Beholds it but through darkened glasses.

By a route obscure and lonely,

Haunted by ill angels only,

Where an Eidolon, named NIGHT,

On a black throne reigns upright,

I have wandered home but newly

From this ultimate dim Thule

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A: Akinyele, you know I break a bitch neck!

K: Kool G. Rap, you know I break a bitch neck!

A: Yeah break a bitch neck!

K: Break a bitch neck!

A: Break her neck, aiyo G catch the fucking wreck, set it!


[Verse 1: Kool G. Rap]

I can't stand a bitch so I don't treat and I don't need 'em

They want a niggaz cunt, so I just fuck 'em like I hate 'em

Hoes wanna oppose, like they know me or they knew me

But bitch you never blew me, so don't say a fuckin' thing to me

Cause I'm too fly to say hello HA HA

See you later, long good-BYE

Bitch yo, what you want pa

A: But you bitches look so good

But it don't mean no give a fuck

If there's one less bitches out the neighbourhood

Because I never did respect 'em

You know you could never give a

Kool G. Rap a swift kick in the rectum

Check 'em, develop a chick is a pig

Because mad niggaz bitches

They put they lips around a nigga dick (Come on niggaz)

Did they tell me how my dick is so much bigger (Yeah)

Swallow my nut if they forgot to call me Mister Nigga (Ah)

Sit back slap a bitch, Kool G. Rap

Bitch runnin' off for the track

Then a bitch got it slapped

So don't be a nigga sex-slave bitch

Don't try to be brave bitch

You be a dead bitch in the grave bitch

Bitch you think a nigga and come beef out

Come bitch the-these house

Bitch I slap your motherfucking teeth out (Aight, my man)

Break it off bitch you want the drama bitch

You'll have to homa, bitch you broke a seven bomber

Bitch I slap your mama bitch (Whoo-hie)

Pull out my dick and start suckin' bitch

Or keep on puckin' bitch, you stupid motherfuckin' bitch!

Hog bitch you come and stalk bitch

You got a lot of heart bitch

For you to me you ain't too smart bitch

Slap a bitch, I got a bag full of bitches

Try to steal a bitch, you get a head full of stitches

I'm hittin' bitches with a tec



K: Aiiyo break a bitch neck, break a bitch neck

A: Come on!

K: Break a bitch neck!

A: Break a bitch neck!

K: Break a bitch neck!

A: Come here bitch, let me break your neck!

K: Yeah break a bitch neck!

A: Break a bitch neck!

K: Break a bitch neck, aiiyo Ak catch some motherfucking wreck


[Verse 2: Akinyele]

Yo, beatin' bitches up ain't nothing new to me

Whether you're down with social security

Or you're just here in furity

A ain't nothing but an agenda

You young bat, that comes and after all

You better hold on to your changes

Don't come talkin that slappin' shit

Cause that you're a woman, Miss

Don't think that it can't happen bitch

I make, bitches panick and sweat for their life

It's bad that bitches mostly get

Stabbed to death with they own knife

Todd skin bitches feel lack of blue

I cruise around town, cruise their ass with a .22 (Bitch)

Cali bitches get the gat that I'm blastin'

I think straight slang

Sprinklers I'ma (?) when they askin'

Get the man and his wolfpack

I pay them like D-pack

Each and everyone of them bitch is get slapped

Martial arts bitches get me fat

Who sees rollin' Bun

We say; Return of the living dead (Huhh)

Nobody's shit goes live

Miss Hong-Kong bitch

I break my foot up off in your ass (Yeah)

And don't bitch that keep 'em full of it

And the nigga alcoholic fake the thing

Some eyes in the third

And you are snitches, and never said it

Cause I be stompin' they ass

Just like the class of the wedded

And dancin' girls get me pissed

I'm the first straight hater to yell out:

Go stupid bitch! Go stupid bitch!

Ain't nothing good about me, girlfriend

You want a good boyfriend, check the ?Merige?

I heard they got a few good men (Yeahh)

Don't hear me I ain't get no love (Fuck that)

I'm member of the bitch haters club

I don't kiss and don't pump 'em up bitch

You stuck up bitch

"Don't call me a bitch"

Oh shut the fuck up bitch!

You don't get no respect, hell no!



A: Break a bitch neck!

A: Break a bitch neck!

K&A:Yeah ahahaha, word up!

A:See that fuckin' bitch

K:Bitches must be fuckin' crazy (Bitch, bitch)

You must be out your fuckin' minds (Bitch, bitch)

Suck my motherfuckin' dick!(Bitches ahaha)

A:You look like thaaaat

K:Bitch haters come, come and act up baby (Stop me)

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A Community of The Spirit


There is a community of the spirit.

Join it, and feel the delight

of walking in the noisy street,

and being the noise.


Drink all your passion,

and be a disgrace.


Close both your eyes

to see with the other eye.


Open your hands,

if you want to be held.


Sit down in this circle.


Quit acting like a wolf, and feel

the shepherd's love filling you.


At night, your beloved wanders.

Don't accept consolations.


Close your mouth against food.

Taste the lover's mouth in yours.


You moan, "She left me." "He left me."

Twenty more will come.


Be empty of worrying.

Think of who created thought!


Why do you stay in prison

when the door is so wide open?


Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking.

Live in silence.


Flow down and down in always

widening rings of being.



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"Rollin' Wit You"


You can't imitate me on this fuckin tape

You ain't ringing the bell I'm ready when you are


(You ain't ringing the bell

You ain't busting the grape

You ain't imitating me on this fuckin tape) [x10]


I'm tellin you bitch ass niggas

If y'all don't fuckin

If y'all coloured bitch ass faggot punk ass motherfuckers

Don't see that these white people are trying to take over your shit

Don't worry, your baby's happy the Ol' Dirty Bastard is here

Your baby happy I'm here

To beat the shit out of all you faggot punk ass motherfuckers

Bitch ass niggas!


I shut whole fuckin' world down

You white motherfuckers could never, ever take over

You can't ever take over! [x2]

You shut the fuck up and you shut the fuck up

That's what the fuck you do!

(Could I get a beer, yo I need some beer)


You ain't using your phone, you ain't callin the cops

Cause nigga I'm the only king of the block

I'm the only black god, motherfucker!

And I came to rock the spot

When I throw at football pass at a bitch she miss

Ain't trying to be funny gonna use my fist

You can't use the family feud

You can't run it on a cuckoooo!!!!

You bring shame, I'll keep Ol' Dirty safe

Not locked up, cause I'll have your fuckin ass locked up!

I'll stash you, lickin you down, light that blunt!

You ain't gettin one,two I do what I want!

If I got a problem, a problems got a problem til it's gone

I'm the only Unique Ason

You reap what you sew

Fuckin with the O

I got the precinct locked down

You ain't using the po-po

Fuck you Soso

I got the keys to your hoe

I'll stop your whole flow, all you bitches roll

Would be from the ghetto

You want me to control

This fuckin' show

Give Ol' Dirty what he want and mo!

Time stops you'll go

Mafia slow!

Time'll stop you'll go

Mafia! Pay me all my motherfucking money

Or I'ma slow down your dough!



Jesus I'm rollin with you [x4]


You'll all be in danger

You'll have a sex changer

I'm gettin more anger call me Dr. Stranger

I master the demon demonic toys

Sting you with the venom kill your joy!

Bitches throw hands in the air like to be sodomized

That's what I'm here for!

That's what I'm all about!

I get girls and I'll they want to give is a good fuck from me


Hippa to the hoppa and you just don't stoppa

I control Michael Jackson's Thriller

Catch him and ruuhhahaha

Fuck with the guys that'll make you shrug

I'm the only original

Fuck you chump!

Shut the fuck up!


Yo did you understand that?



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Love Hate Love is deep within your gut

struck with fire to the touch Hate is when

you can't relate in a different state to hate

Revenge execute pain to the thief of Love

filled with Hate I won't mistake


Inside out pin Love is grand Outside in

pain Hate awaits Ain't love grand it saves

the human Sometimes Love is never

finished Some times Hate is never ending

Love & Hate too close for most but

Revenge can make it even


Love, Hate...Love to Hate To Love to Kill by

the will of loving Hate


Kill the Love with your fear and then the

Revenge will set in.


Revenge...Quench the Hate in the mean

time but in the end your soul will end.

Revenge...Like a junkie that needs his

shott, Hate Revenge the brotha's twins.


Love is solid and won't go nowhere

Love will stay as sure as Life lives

Love will stay it's crept in everywhere

Love, Hate, too close for most but revenge

can make it even


Revenge: is gained when Hate kills Love

Love rises above because Love is the dove

Love and Hate both are the same Causing

the extreme opposites of the same pain


When we meet on The fields of onions to

make war Brings tears to my eyes...Love &

Hate Brings tears to my eyes. When Love

dies Hate will arise.


When Love dies Hate will arise


Hate will arise for you to despise

Hate is laughing at your fate Love is

beautiful and it is potent Love inhibits

the inhabitant of Love Love is the

permanent state Hate is for the late freight.


Peace, Love and Hate can definitely relate.

angelo "dr madd vibe" moore of fishbone and much more.


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Ian Fleming Revisited

By Jack Kerouac


I had a spider once

and fed it neon tubes

until its web did gleam

like Las Vegas in the dawn

Roulette I used to call her

and the spider

drinking dew from grapefruit rind

to oil the knees

would smile and say

every roulette has her croupier

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this is one i wrote:



















not the best but im fond of it. it has a lot of meaning to me anyways.

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Originally posted by High Priest+Nov 10 2004, 04:17 AM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (High Priest - Nov 10 2004, 04:17 AM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-the_gooch@Nov 10 2004, 04:03 AM

Milk Milk Lemonade around the corner fudge is made.


Put your finger in the hole, Out pops a tootsie roll.










I havent laughed that hard since i was a little girl.




tootsie rolls......................YUUUUUUUUMMMM!

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