mother said I was born wicked-page 29: LIKE BOXERS RETURN TO CORNERS
WHEN THEY HEAR THE BELL SOUND,
WE WENT BACK TO OUR CLASSES
AT THE END OF THE ROUND,
TOUGHER THAN I THOUGHT
GAVE AS GOOD AS I GOT,
THE BELL WAS A WELCOME
WHEN THINGS WERE GETTING HOT,
I’LL FINISH OFF THIS BUSINESS
AS LONG AS IT WILL TAKE,
EVEN IF IT’S A SCUFFLE
ON EVERY LUNCH BREAK,
COS’ SOMEONE’S GOT TO STOP HIM
THROWING HIS WEIGHT AROUND,
BULLYING AND BEATING
LIKE HE’S THE BADDEST IN TOWN,
WHEN I WENT BACK TO CLASS
WITH SWEAT ON MY BROW,
I TRIED TO HIDE MY FACE
BUT I DIDN’T KNOW HOW,
LEFT HAND ACROSS MY MOUTH
LIKE SCRATCHING MY NOSE,
Ageism: A thousand years turned into an age
Many centuries went swiftly by,
And none has stopped the flow of life
No matter how hard they tried.
Before any seed can ever grow
It is appointed first to die,
Oppression of the soul has become so grave
That I now hear the aged ones cry.
Earth is our transitional waiting room
And right-of-way to pass,
The young blooms like a beautiful flower
But soon will wither like grass.
Refuse not the old if strength they have
In society they still have a place,
Let ageism become a rotten word
Throughout the human race,
Stamp out the abuse and mistreatm...
Testimony Pt.1: (Part * 1)
*Born and raised in Oak Cliff, a suburb of Dallas, TX, I grew up in a low income family. Of 6, but my family never let us know that we were scraping ends to make ends meet.
*at about the age of 7, my moms and pops split up and I lived with my pops and 3 older sisters. I would see my moms from time to time,, but the separation caused a plunge in my grades at school. It was then my spiritual journey began. I always knew something was missing, but never knew what. I looked towards the stars and mystical things that were unexplained hoping to find answers.
*See, I was raised C...