” A Better Way ” … A Poem written by Big Virge 12/2/2008

There … HAS TO BE … !!!

A … ” Better ” … Way … !!!

There … HAS TO BE … !!!

A … ” Better ” … Way … !!!

There … HAS TO BE …
A ….. BETTER WAY …… !!!!!

Than how we’re … ” Living ” …
……. ” Nowadays ” ……. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NO … Forgiving …
Minds … Dis-placed …

Thinking Things …
That … Lead to … HATE … !?!

Drug Induced …
cos’ … That’s The … ” Juice ” …
That … New Age Crews …
are now … Into … !!! …

OTHERS … Too … !!!
Now think it’s … ” Cool ” … ?

To … Live their lives …
HIGH ON …. Denial … ?!?

There … HAS TO BE … !!!
A … Better Way … !!!

To … Nurture Seeds …
Inside … ” Our Brains ” …

MORE ….
Depth of Mind … !!!

WITHOUT … The Lines …
May … Help you … MORE …
I Think … You’ll Find … !?!

Less … thought of war …
MORE …. Thoughts of Peace …

MORE … Thoughts of Warmth …
Less … coldness PLEASE … !!! …

Turn down … ” fallacies ” …
So that … we can … SPEAK …
About the things … we all …

…….. Believe ………

Lessa … dividing … !!!
and … colliding … !!!

MORE … Combining …
Those who … STAND …
for MORE Than … Grands …

So that … We Can …
Build … SOLID Plans …
That PROTECT … Our Lands …
From … ” Harmful ” … Hands … !!!!!

UNITE … Humans …
From … DIFFERENT Strands …

” The Game’s ” … to … PLAY
NOT … Desecrate … !!!!! …

It’s … NOT OKAY … !!!
To … HATE A … ” Race ” …
because they … Move …
Differently … to YOU … !!!

There … HAS TO BE …
A … ” Better Way ” …

Come On …
It’s TRUE … !!!!!

Just ….
THINK It … Through …

Less fights ………………………………………………………. in sight …….
Would be …. ALRIGHT …. !!! ? !!!

and may … HELP You …
Feel … SAFE at Night … !?!

Unless you’re … COOL …
with life … These Days …

If you are … OKAY … !!!

But let’s get things … STRAIGHT … !!!
Things are NOT … Okay Today … !!!!!!!!!

RISING … Hate …
cos’ life’s a … STRAIN … !!!

Less … Youthful veins …
Than … WEBSITE NAMES … !?!

MORE LIES … than … ” Faith ”
MORE … Killers today …
Than … DINNERS On … Plates … !!!

MORE Laws than … ” States ” …
MORE Whores than … ” Babes ” …

MORE … Silicone Bits …
Than … BIG OL’ … Dicks … !!!!

SEE …..
These are things …
That … Make me … THINK … !?!

There … HAS TO BE …
BETTER WAYS …. to live … !!!!!!!!!!!!!

and YES … Okay …
A …. BETTER WAY … !!!

It’s just … Wordplay …
at the … End of the Day …

But …
THINK About …
The things I … Say …

And ….
Things now …. FOUND …
to be … DISPLAYED …
by people … “Bound” …
by … what they … FACE …
in Todays … ” New Age ” …

A world … WITHOUT …
Millions of … Pounds …

EXCEPT for … ” Those ” …
Who … Gave them roles …
that fed … ” False Hope ” …
and … ” Ropes for ” … DOPES … !!!!!

On which to … CHOKE … !!!!!!

Okay … THAT Quote …
May ROCK … Some Boats …
But … NOT in ways …
That … Systems SHAKE … !!!

Systems … ” Built ” …
to CONTROL … Wills …
and … LOCK THEM … “down” …
Like … MANY Now … !!! …

MANY … MORE …
Than … Years before … !!!

So Now the … HOARDS …
APPLAUD … ” The Cause ” …

But REALLY … ” aren’t sure ” … ?!?
What they’re … Clapping For … !?!

Because they … ” Choose ” …
to … AIR … The View …

That ……

“Everything’s cool, but i’m feeling you !”

“If you’re feeling me ?
Do something dude,
and face what’s true !
Then maybe we,
can see less bleed,
and more succeed in
finding peace !”

Less room for … “greed” …
and … “Fallacies” …

MORE SPACE for … Plates …
and … Equality …

So that … ONE DAY …
We ALL … Can Feed …

” Our Family ” …..

HUMANITY ….. !!!

I speak sometimes …
Within … my rhymes …

About … UNITY …
But right now it’s … EQUALITY …
I’m trying to … GET … !!!

cos’ it …. seems to me …

If … I’ve got … ONE …
and You’ve got … ONE …

What we fighting for … ?!?
We’re both still … POOR … !!!

Did …
That Line …. STUN … !?!

Were you thinking … GUN … ?!?

See ….
That’s the thing ….

It’s our … ” Thinking ” …
That … NEEDS TO … Equate …

So that Balance is … DISPLAYED …
in … ALL OUR WAYS … !!! …

Now that’s … PRETTY DEEP …
EVEN for … Me … !!!!!

“Whoa, now i’m SCARED !”

So I think that’s where …
I’ll let … My Pen …
Now Find … The End …

MORE TIME for … Patience ………
Less spent on … ” Ignorance ” … !!!!!

MORE … Upliftment … !!!!!
Less time for … “despair” …

MORE … Commitment … !!!!!
Less … “I Don’t Care” …

Less thoughts of … “Hate” …
and division of … Race … !!!!!

Less …
LUST for … ” Fame ” …
and a … ” Blinged’ Out ” … Range … !!!!!

What More … can I say … ?
Well … LESS … Gun Play … !!!

Cos’ there … HAS TO BE …

” A BETTER WAY ” ……. !!!!!!!

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” Know Your Place ” (Explicit) … written & performed by Big Virge

Okay folks, so another month and another load of very strange stuff going on !

The whole NFL kneeling situation has got very testy, with the President becoming quite colourful in his use of language, regarding the Kaepernick followers, who, in all honesty, do seem to have jumped on board his ship, a little late, in my opinion.

The increased rhetoric from a President who could clearly care less about, what opinions people have, from the press, to his own staff, and of course, people of colour, has, all of a sudden, even got players, outside of the NFL kneeling as well now, as if that’s gonna change the attitudes of patriots and racists alike …. I think not.

Hertha Berlin players took a knee today, in an apparent stand of ….. ???

Oops ….. ???

KNEE of solidarity with the NFL players, who are wanting a change of mentality, towards what exactly ?

Flag waving patriotism, National Anthems, Police Brutality, or the basic, racism that appears to be, a standard, for how people of colour are treated, generally by, fairer complexioned folk.

Now this, “People of Colour” Phrase, is one I cannot relate to, as firstly, as the old joke goes, nobody shows more colours than white folks when they show us shades of blue red, brown and ever other colour under the sun !!!!!

However, NOT all people of colour feel liks’, quite like BLACK People, but yet, Chloe Bennett, sorry, Wang, from Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, is now suggesting that the level of racism in Hollywood & the UNITED States, affected her ability to use her actual name !!!!!

All of these scenarios link themselves to the idea of yup, you guessed it ….

Knowing Ya RASSHOLE Place people !!!!!!

I mean, the NFL thing has got a bit silly now, and the players do have rather large amounts of money to enter, political arenas, if they want to don’t they ???

…. instead of facing head injuries, etcetera, that could leave them worse off than a police beating !!!!!

Well, maybe not, but …..

Black folks getting their noses out of joint, need to check themselves, and recognise their role in affecting change, in a world which is essentially, governed, by the spoils from systems that, support the sentiments of anthems, like those of the US and the UK ….. a la …

Rule Britannia ….

English folks will apparently, never ever be slaves eh ?

Yeah right !!!!

Similarly, the girls are on the charge again, Bill Cosby having, kinda sneaked off the radar because, OH NO, A Big WHITE, Hollywood producer has been harassing, multiple actresses, over an extensive period of time …. basically being, his time as an Exec … !!!!!!

Shock Horror …. SURELY NOT ….. !!!!!!

Okay so, here we go, us terrible men, and oh wait, no-one believes women when they claim sexual abuse, which is one of the reasons he has got away with his, ” Alleged “, deviant behaviour around women………

Okay so, that means we should believe them now ???

Calm yourselves folks, it’s just a question ?

Harsh as it may seem, how does a little man like Weinstein, get away with causing so much pain to these women, who, so many have looked up to, for what exactly ?

Well, before I get the feminists on my ass, you ladies need to think it through, and decide whether, so much sympathy should be being handed out to women who clearly, seemed to know their place before……

Keeping their mouths shut, for jobs and money, when maybe they should of been opening them as much as other parts of their body have been ….. to protect the sisterhood, that they claim outweighs any amount of pay ……. or job security …… ???

One to think on ….

Theresa May allegedly wants ignorance and intolerant individuals to, ” Know Their Place “, in Britain…….

Huh Hmm, the less said about that, the better ….. and of course, I have to mention the Girl Guides apparently becoming, Boy Scouts ???

…. which has clearly stirred some, considerable consternation ….

Now, other than Bruce ??? Caitlin ???

I dunno …… that Jenner Fella, being named woman of the year, last year, in certain peoples eyes …. this has to be one of the most absurd things of the last few months …. ?!?!?

The world has indeed gone, ” PC Crazy “, as well as completely irrational, on so many levels now !?!

Let the girls be girls, and the boys be boys eh ….

and on that note….

Come on people, like this piece says ….

” Know Your Place ” … !!!!!

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“Myspace” … The forgotten Social Media Network …. (Redux)

Indeed, Poor Old Myspace, must be feeling like the forgotten one of, social media networks ….

Recorded by The Dark Doktahz, London

Mixed at Shoestring Studios, Barbados

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“Help” … A Poem written by Big Virge 29/10/2005

Old piece, but ….. Damnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn, is this relevant now !!!!!

I am getting a lil’ …. ” SICK and TIRED “, of fucka’s stating & claiming, how they are gonna help you, and/or, how they have helped you, when they ain’t done, or, been doing, chit for you, especially after hearing the … ” I’ve been busy “, excuse ?!?

As per …

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20140327-drop-the-busy-excuse

Where do people get off with this chit nowadays…..

…. but the thing is, people who really help you, don’t make claims, or, take money from you for chit, that, they could rightfully charge you for, they just do for you, and look at you like, “Try and galong man, you good !!!”

So, don’t lose faith people, but, watch for these lil’ bitches, both, male and female who actually are doing everything but ….. what the below poem states …..

So Many … CLAIM … !!!

They want to … HELP … !!!
but seem … to me …
To Help … ” Themselves ” … !?!

from … ” Charities ” …
to …. ” Families ” ….
Who Help ………. long after ……..

…….. ” TRAGEDIES ” ……..

Even those in … ” Poetry ” …
Seem … ” reluctant ” …
to ….. ” Use Me ” …..

because of words …..
They Hear … me speak …

Black and White ….
have … ” Fear-Filled Eyes ” …
When They … Hear Me …
…. Use A Mic ….

I’m Sure … In Truth …
It’s NOT … ” Just Me ” … !!!!!
but those who … ” Don’t ” …

Use … ” Processed Speech ” …
and … REJECT … joining …

….. PHONEY CLIQUES …..

They …
Seem to … Like …
How Things … now are … ?!?

… ” ILLITERACY ” …

from …
Class to … Bars

Their form of … ” Help ” …
Hasn’t … ” Got Us Far ” … !!?!!

My use of … Speech …
Ain’t Always … ” Street ” …
and … Doesn’t Always …

… Frighten Peeps’ … !!!!!!!

But Nowadays ….
that’s how you reach …
” Youth ” … whose lives …
…. ” FEEL ” …. Incomplete ….

I’ve heard this said

“Virge, kids would,
really, love your words !”

and now i’m finding …
it’s … ” The Youth ” …
Who Like … my stuff …
and think it’s … ” Cool ” …

So now … I’d Like …
to work … in schools … !!!
and touch … these kids …
with … ” Different Views ” …

That’s … A Start …
but … ” Uni’s ” … TOO … !!!!!

because …
they are … ” Deemed ” …
to have … ” The Youth ” …
who’ll … Run The World …
and make … STRONG MOVES … !!!!!

but now …
I’ve Got To …
Go To School … !!!!

to … Prove that I …
Can Teach … The Youth …

So Much for ….
These … ” Funded Groups ” … !!!

Are they trying to …
……. ” Help ” ……. ?
or … FILL THEIR BOOTS … ?!?

Just like … MANY …
… ” Aid Groups ” … DO … !!!

I’m now … ” Confused ” … ?
and may …. ” Refuse ” ….
to do …. What’s Right ….
and … Help The Youth …

While …. Parents Cry ….
into … ” TISSUES ” … !!!!!

The … ” Poetry Scene ” …
is … FILLED … with dreams …

but … Run by … “Those” …
who are ….. unseen …….

They … FLY …
through here … !!!
and … FLY …
through there … !!!

but …
Never Seem …
to be … Prepared …

to bring … ” Those In ” …
Who are … NOT SCARED … !!!
to speak … ” Their Mind ” …
Through … ” Clever Rhyme ” … !!!!!

and use … The Truth … !!!!!
to …. ” Reflect Times ” ….

Times that … WARRANT …

HARDCORE LINES …. !!!!!!!!!!!

” Well ” … designed …
and Yes … ” Refined ” … !!!
To … HELP … Our Youth …
to … STOP … the crimes …

Leading to ….
” Premature ” … FLATLINES … !!!!!!!

Why … ” Decline ” … ?!?
to use … ” Such Rhyme ” … !?!

…….. ” Time ” ……….

just … Rolls on……………………

You Can’t … REWIND … !!!!!

and time … Right Now …
is …. ” Running Out ” ….
While … groups like … ” These ” …
are …. ” Making Pounds ” …. !!!

and …
Getting Grants … !!!!!

to do … ” What’s Right ” … ???
and …. ENERGIZE …. !!!
Our Youth to …. LIVE …. !!!!!

A POSITIVE LIFE … !!!!!

by … using those …
who write … Good Prose …
and … KNOW ABOUT …
Life’s HIGHS … and … lows … !!!!!

From …
Taking Dope …
to … Snorting Coc’ … !!!!!

because ….
things like … these …
ARE NOT …. A Joke …. !!!!!

and have left …
MANY … Young Hearts …

…… BROKE …… !!!!!!

It’s … CLEARLY TIME … !!!!!!
to …. ” Utilize ” …. rhyme ….

If you don’t believe me …
Ask …. Stephen Fry …. !!!!

He LOVES … poetry …
as much as … I …

from … Classics to …
Contemporary Styles …

when rap’s done … ” WELL ” …
It Drives kids ….. WILD ….. !!!!!!

and when … ” Applied ” …
to … ” Childrens’ Minds ”

You may just find … ?
They’ll … REJECT … ” Crime ” …
and be ….. CONSTRUCTIVE …..
with …. Their Time …. ? !!! ? ….

These words of mine …
are YES … ” Heartfelt ” …
but … Wonder When … ???
These Groups will … ” Smell ” …
The Coffee … and will …

REJECT … Tea … !!!!!

and … Utilize …
My poetry ….

cos’ words I write …
Are Worth … money … !!!
and … NEED TO BE …
Passed on with … STEALTH … !!!!!

cos’ right now … I …
DON’T LIKE … The Smell … !!!!!!

of those who … CLAIM … !!!

They’re … trying to …

……. ” HELP ” ……. !!!

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As a follow up to …. “Be Careful With Them !” …. “Opinions”, a poem written by Big Virge 27/06/05

Now …. YOU MUST ….
Know … The saying …

“Opinions and Assholes,
are one and the same !!!”

Everyone’s … got one … !!!
Even if …. They are … LAME … !!!!!

Now … If this is … TRUE … ?!?

I think I should … ” Share ” …
” My Opinions ” … with you …

I’m just a …..
… ” Cool Dude ” …
……. with a ……..
” Bass Driven … drool …

who likes to write poetry
based on … ” The Truth ” … !!!!!

I’m Sorry … if this …
….. Doesn’t …..
” Entertain ” … you … !!!

But … ” Entertainment ” …
is … NOT … what I do … !!!!!

I’m … NOT … A …
… ” Stage Clown ” … !!!
Like … poets on … stages …
Across …. ” Different Towns ” ….

I’m Sorry … IF …
things I say …..
May … get you … ” Down ” …
or … Don’t make you … smile …
but in fact … make you …
………. ” FROWN ” ……… !!!!!!!!

My writings and … Quotes …
are … Not to … gain votes …
cos people who … ” Voted ” …
are on the … ” WRONG DOPE ” … !!!!!

Political Games ….
from the … Same …
” Shameless ” …. names …. !!!!!

What’s wrong with you people … ?!!!?
You must …. ” ENJOY PAIN ” …. ?????

Like …. Taxation riSES …. !!!
and … “Financial” … STRAIN … !!!!!
It’s like the … ” Dark Ages ” …
all over … AGAIN … !!!!! …

I’m not like these poets
who just … ” Entertain ” …

These wannabee actors
who want … TV Fame …
or rappers who really
Do Not … have the … ” Game ” …
to get themselves … “Into” …

Hip Hops’ ………… ???

… ” Hall of SHAME ” … !!!!!!!!!

No names … will I … mention …
Who hold … such … ” Pretension ” …
cos’ people like …. ” These ” …

…… ” TAINT ” ……
” Public Perception ” …

They … LACK …
TRUE … Direction … !!!!!

They’re spreading …..
…… ” INFECTION ” …… !!!

The style they … Present …
…….. REALLY NEEDS …….. !!!!!
….. “Close inspection” …..

What comes from … their lips
are … NOT … ” Witty Quips ” …

Most of their … wordplay …
is really ….. ” NOT FIT ” ….. !!!
for … ” Public Performance ” …

Their Cue …
has … NO TIP … !!!!!!!!

“Laugh” … if you like …
” Cry ” … if you like …

All that I ask ….
is … some time to …
…… ” Recite ” ……

You may be surprised … ?
by prose i’ve … Comprised …

BELIEVE …. !!! …..
when I … Tell You …
My Words ……

” AREN’T … Contrived ” … !!!!!!

My Poetry’s … written …
from … ” Everyday Life ‘ …

While Many … are writing …
PURE … ” Poetic LIES ” … !!!!!

I wear … No Disguise …

My words are … ” Devised ” …
to make people see …..
what they … “hide” …
……. “Deep Inside” …….

So what’s in the mind … ?
of a poet who … rhymes …

Is it … ” Depression ” … ?!?
or … Simple … ” Expression ” …

My mind is … ” Inclined ” …
to … Share Views … with … You …

Even if … some of them …
make you feel … ” BLUE ” … !!!!!

I just … Cannot Abide … !!!!!
These poets … who … TRY … ?!?
to … “hide” … Who they are …
Behind … ” Humorous Lies ” … !?!

cos’ life is … ” A Ride ” …
from which … You …

…… ” CAN’T HIDE ” ……. !!!!!!!!!!

“Opinions” … give clues …

So …
What is … ” Your View ” … ???

Has this piece called …
…… ” Opinions ” …..

… ” Entertained ” … you … ???

I’m not here to … ” Please you ” … !!!
I’m here to speak … ” TRUTH ” … !!!!!!!

So … don’t ever think
I need a … ” Fake Crew ” …

I’m looking for people
who want ……..
Something …. ” NEW ” …. !!!

A Poet … whose words …
asks question of … YOU …

Comedy’s … GREAT … !!!!
I ……. LovvvVVVE …… !!!!! ……
A … GOOD SHOW … !!! …

But … Leave Comedy …
to … ” Comedic Pros’ ” … !!!!!

All poetry’s … DIFFERENT …
OKAY … YES ………

…… ” I KNOW ” …… !!!!!!

I’m simply … Expressing …
“My Views” … in this prose …

Can’t I do that … ?!? …
I’m walking … 8 Mile …
WITHOUT … Battle Rap … !!!!!

Now ….
If you … Don’t Want To …
You Don’t … have to … clap … !!!

I just want to … SEE …
who’s …TRUE TO … ” The Art ” …
and EXPOSE … These Poets …
who talk out dem’ …..
…….. “ CLAAT ” ……… !!!!!!!

I Don’t ……
THINK … i’m smart …
I KNOW … that …

……… ” I AM ” ……..

and if you …. ” Applaud ” ….
that must make me ….

…….. “THE MAN” …….. !!!!!

cos’ you’ve clearly enjoyed
………… READING ………..

My … “OPINIONS” …

Peace y’all …. and like the title says ….

Be careful with em’ yeah …..

Later.

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