” Pretenders ” … Written & Performed by Big Virge

So, quite the month it’s been people ….

All kinds of industry awards for film and music, pretenders to thrones being disappointed, whilst other pretenders to thrones, getting their props, from their peers.

In Hollywood, it’s such a farcically, perverted place, that it’s hard to truly believe that awards are given to individuals, solely based upon the quality of their, respective works, or merely because they sucked the right persons whatever, these days … !!!!!

Politically, well it seems that the Brits’ have got their noses out of joint over, alleged, covert, Russian Misbehaviour, on British Soil … ???

Now, this in turn, has garnered support from a lot of nations apparently … ???

…. and of course, the US, via it’s President, has let Vladimir, and his foreign diplomats know, that they apparently are no longer welcome, where they once were.

Also, the North Korea situation has been hitting headlines, as it appears that recent exchanges between America and North Korea, that were quite tempestuous, were no more than a lot of hot air, as, not only has Kim Jong Un, met with the Chinese Premier, President Xi Jinping, but apparently, he’s now cool with The Trumpster’, and other leaders, who seem to rather quickly be joining the queue to talk with a man who, barely months ago, was being labelled as a dangerous, out of control, tyrannical leader ….. ???

Something isn’t quite adding up people ….. ???

As comedian, George Carlin would i’m sure of suggested, the viagra seems to have worn off, and dick swinging has stopped for a while at least, so that the limp dick leaders of this world, can prove that, ” Pretense “, is indeed, along with those little pills, their greatest ally.

Also, the word is that, Donald will never get to build his wall, to keep the Mexicans out, as he so vehemently claimed he would do, on his way to the Whitehouse !

(which, as a sidetone, quickly reminds me, is Guantanamo still open ???)

Okay back to Americas’ current big shot caller ….

It also seems that he won’t get to bed, a certain, Stormy Daniels, ever again, as their relations have become somewhat strained now !

LMFAOL ….. !!!!!!

…. and of course, there’s been the customary firing of members of Donalds’, US Administration, continues to baffle and bemuse the people who keep believing that these people, that he chooses, are actually supportive of the somewhat beleaguered President.

Seems like a great many PRETENDERS, are out there, which finally leads me to the admission by David Warner, Cameron Bancroft & The Australian Cricket Captain NO LESS, Steve Smith, that the pretence of them being decent, honest, fair cricketers, has been nothing more than a rather LARGE VENEER, that also has led to their, poor old coach, Darren Lehmans’ sudden resignation, after apparently being backed by the Australian Cricket Board …… just days before ….. ???

The same Darren Lehmann who had to apologise for using racist language with regard to Sri Lankan opposition, not so many years ago, who was also quick to join Yorkshire, a county who were seemingly pressured into reversing their policy of basically, not having anybody from outside of Yorkshire, be part of their team, especially if they had a bit too much colour …. !!!!!

You had to be of Tendulkar, or Richie Richardson Levels, to have even have had a chance back in those days, let’s not forget !!!!!

Hmmmm, nice blokes these lot and it sounds like there are a great many pretenders in Australia, maybe not just confined to the upper echelons of Aussie Cricket !!!!!!

It’s so laughable that it’s seriousness may be being dismissed, as nothing more than a blot on the landscape of Australian Sportsmanship,

It’s only Ball Tampering after all, so what, they just got caught for a change … !!!!!

However, one should not dismiss the level of vitriol aimed at anyone who wasn’t whiter than the whitest cricket ball, if they were accused of cheating, without any admission of guilt, previously.

The South Africans can hardly get too upset, as Hansie Cronjes name, has to be quickly brought up, when it comes to deceitful actions surrounding cricket, in the past.

In a world seemingly filled with so many liars, cheats and thieves, this month’s piece reflects on this pastime that seems to be so popular amongst so many bods’ on this planet of ours, including just one name i’ll mention from the poem, a certain Ryan Lochte, whose behaviour in Brazil not so long ago, with other US Olympic swimmers, should serve as a very important reminder of how white pretenders get treated in comparison to us darker folks, when we are foolish enough to get caught doing things that we perhaps, shouldn’t ……

So, as much a warning as an assessment of the Pretenders we all have to face at various point in our lives ….

Check it out ……..

and remember folks, HONESTY, is the best policy, however,

ONLY BEFORE, you decide not to be !!!!!

NOT ….. The other way round !!!!!

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” Love ” … A Poem written by Big Virge 31/3/2009

As we’re apparently, in the month of … ” Love ” …
A suitable time to speak on this subject …

So …

What Does … Love …
REALLY Mean …. to you …. ???

Your Lovers’ …. Touch …. ?
or the things they do ….
that make you … ” Feel ” …

Your Love is … REAL … ?

Well ….
I’ve said before …

that … ” Unconditional ” … Love …
came from … My Mum …
and that’s for … SURE … !!!!!

A Love of … STRENGTH …
Right to …. Her … END.
that now … ” Transcends ” …
BEYOND …… Her Death …….

I Love You STILL Mum … !!!!!!
because Your Love … STILL RUNS …
Right through …. ” My Veins ” …. !!!!!!!!!!

and keeps me … Sane …

Even Though …
Your Body’s ……………………………… gone …………………….

Your Love for … ME …
STILL Keeps me … STRONG …

NOW THAT’s Love … to me … !!!

UNCONDITIONAL … Love … !!!!

But ….
What about … YOU … ???

Does Love … consume …
The Air …. You Breathe … ?
or … Play a tune …
to a … DIFFERENT … Theme … ???

For some … it seems …
Some … NEW Nikes …
or a … Diamond Ring ..
that Blings’ and BLINGS … !!!!!
is the kind of … ” Stuff ” …
They choose to … LOVE … ?!?

Or a …
NICE … Sports Car …
with a home that’s … LARGE … !!!

Where LOVE gets … SCARRED …
when things get ….. HARD ….. !!!!!!!

But ….
Who am I … to say …
That’s NOT … Okay … !?!

Love can be … DISPLAYED …
In … MANY Ways … !!!!!

Well Love …. to me …
FILLS … ” empty plates ” … !!!!!
and … ” Does NOT Feed ” …
Off … EXPENSIVE Tastes … !!!!!!

Love …
DON’T WATCH … Face … !!

Or …
Colour or … Race …

Love Finds … NO PLACE …
To ……. Sep – ar – at – e ………
because of …. HATE …. !!!

Love … elevATES …
and … Infiltrates …
A Place in … ” Hearts ” …
So that …. Hate ………………………………………………. Departs ……

But Love Can … HURT … !!!
When Love … FILLS URNS … !!!!
Or FILLS …. “A Hearse” ….

because … That Love …
is for … ” Someone ” …
whose time … has come …
to face … ” Questions ” …

Questions like ….

“Son, what have you done
within your life
to earn a shrine
up in the sky ?
Have you done enough
to not get dumped,
in the devils’ home
where evil roams ?”

There’s Love There TOO … !!!
Don’t you be … Fooled … !!!

In Hell …
Love Still … Unsettles … !!!!!

The … HORNIEST …
of …. ” Devils ” ….

Leaving them … DISHEVELLED … !!!!!!

and then … Makes Graves …
For Hate to …. ” Lay ” ….
and Fade ….. Awaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyy …………………
from … Dormant Brains …

It’s NEVER … TOO LATE …
For Love to … AWAKE …
A Body and Soul …
that is … HATE Controlled … !!!!!

So what would Love …
say to …. Hate ….
if they had a … Debate … ?!?

“I understand,
you nurture war,
so, exactly what cause
are wars good for ?”

“Well they’re good for…….”

“Whoooooaaaaa !
Hold on there bro,
that question was,
a rhetorical one,
I’m the Oracle son !
Wars like you
are clearly dumb,
and lead to news,
that leaves mums numb,
when they have lost,
daughters and sons !
That’s quite a cost,
for war actions !
I seek PEACE and UNITY !
Better scenes, than blood on streets !
I AM BEAUTY, don’t you see !?!”

See ….
Love DEFINES …
Those Happy Times …
and has … NO PRICE …
or things that … SHINE … !!!

While …
HATE and WAR …
as I said … Before …
costs … SO MUCH More … !!!!!!
Than Securing …. Shores ….
when souls are … ” Mourned ” …
for a … BOGUS Cause … !!!!! …

Soldiers … SHOW LOVE … !!!
when Shooting … GUNS … ?!?

MISGUIDED …. Love …. !!!!!
from those …. ” ABOVE ” ….
whose love for … POWER …
Makes them … DEVOUR …

ANY Currency ….
to FEED … Their GREED … !!!!!
Like …. Count Dracs’ … Breed … !!!

What part of … ” Love ” … ?
says … SPILL SOME BLOOD … ?!?

Or …..
Learn to KILL …
for … Dollar Bills … ???

Love NEEDS … NO PAY …
to ….. ELEVATE …..
The minds of brains
from …. Mental PAIN …. !!!

A Smile …
and … A Joke …
Can Help folk … Cope …
to deal with … Stress …
and … Ignorance … !!! …

….. Forgiveness …..
and Love ….. Deflects …..

THOSE ….
POISONED Darts …. !!!
Aimed at … ” The Hearts ” …
of … ” LOVE FILLED WILLS ” … !!!

Who’d rather … CHILL …
Than get … ” Caught Up ” …
in stuff that’s … DUMB … !!!!

Like …
Pulling GUNS …
To Prove … You’re TOUGH … ?!?

LOVE …
Can be …. ROUGH …. !!!!!
and be … MESSED UP … !!!!!!

But ….
SHOULD NOT … Lead …
to … “HATE-FILLED” … Deeds … !!!!!

You see …
LOVE …. ” concedes ” …
and walks away ………………………………………………………..­…

So that it can ……………………. B R E A T H E ………………………. ! ! !

and … Find a way …
to … RISE AGAIN …
and …… Dismiss ……………………………………………….. Pain ………… !!!!!!

Love … SUPERSEDES …
Petty … Jealousies …
and QUICKLY … Denies …
The use of … LIES … !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Love IS … DEEP … !!!
Love IS …. ME ….. !!!!!

Love IS ….. YOU …. !!!
Love IS … COOL … !!!!!

Love CAN … ” Move ” …
and Love CAN … ” Soothe ” …

and MOST of all …

Love is … THE TRUTH … !!!!!

I guess that’s why …
I write … These Rhymes …

To Prove that there is LOVE …
In …. ALL OF US …. !!!!!!

These words have come …
from …. ” Up Above ” ….

So ….
I now give them to you …

with THIS ….

My …… ” Love ” …….

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” Lack ” … A Poem written by Big Virge 20/6/2006

Well folks, it’s that time again ….

and this month’s question, is one most like to avoid, but, truth be told, if you don’t look at yourself, you don’t really have much right to be casting stones at others ….

So my question is simple …..

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“What Do You See ?” … A Poem written by Big Virge

A quick question ?

… or two ………

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Mixed @ Shoestring Studios, Barbados

Recorded @ Hit Island Studios, Barbados

Written & Performed by Big Virge

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“Lack’ … A poem written by Big Virge 20/6/2006

2013 has shown me in so many ways how people are lacking in a great many things ….

Here are a few that I could clearly see, were gonna become more visible in people, some time ago ….

So, what do you … “LACK” … Huh … Motha Uckers !!! …………

Everybody lacks … something …
That’s a … Fact … !!!

So …
Let me ask you this … ?
What do … You Lack … ?

Do you lack …
” Common Sense ”
or …. Confidence … ???

or …
Do you lack what it takes … ?
to forsake what you gain …
from living … just for money …
like these … Corporate Heads … !!!

Well money …
” Certainly ” …. Pays …. !!!

But ….
Does not … ” Allay ” …
Unhappy Days … !!! …

Ask those … who take …
“Every Piece” … of the cake … !!!

If they say … Their Cash … !!!
Removes … Their Pain …
They’re being … Fake … !!!

Question …. ?
what they say … ?

If they lost their …
… ” Loved Ones ‘ …

Could their cash … Replace … ?
” Loved Ones ” … who’d placed …
Smiles on … Their face … !!! ? !!! …

The answer is … NO … !!!
and this … They Know … !!!

So …
Do you lack …
” Other things ” … ?
that … make you think …

” What is The Point !!?!! ”
of … Making Noise …
about the way …
we live … today …

Well …
that’s okay …
it’s been … that way …
since the … early days …
of … ” Shackled Slaves ! ” …

Many lack … the ability …
to face … ” The Truth ” … !!!

Do those … last words …
Apply … to you … !!?!! …

Well …
If they … DO … ?!?

You’re lacking in food …
You should … Consume … !!!

These days …
I Lack … ” Patience ” …
with those who are …
….. ” Blatant ” …..

” Ignorant Fools !!! ” …

Those I find …
with … ” Narrow Minds ” …
who choose to … move …
in the land … of the blind … !!!

Those now inclined …
to … Ignoring Signs … ?!?
that …. ” Indicate ” ….

………. ” New ” ………..
” Troubled Times ” … !!! …
for … “Our” …
” Human Kind ” … !!!

But … if we pressed …

“Click” ………..
Rewind …

I’m sure we’d find …
Many Things … ” Replicated ” …
Like …… ” Old Pastimes ” ……

Do you lack … ?
The Ability …
to want to … ” Backtrack ” … ?

Can I ask you …
” Freely ” … ?

Why are you … like that … ???

Afraid of what you’ll see … ??!??
or … what you’ll … FIND …
that’ll … EXPOSE … Lies …
“Cleverly” … disGuiSed …
to keep … The Truth …

hidden ……

….. From …..
” Enquiring Minds ? ” …

This seems to be …
… ” Planned ” … !?!

to … Ensure Most …
….. ” Lack ” …..

” The Ability ” …..

to deal with … FACTS …

Like …..
Why are women …
Soooo hard … to understand … ???

In the very beginning ….
They’re … HARD to ATTRACT … !!!!!

If ….
You’re a man …
who … HOLDS … Your Stance …
THAT … You give a damn …
” About ” … Their Needs …

while those who … Lack …
such ….. ” Courtesies ” …..
seem to get … Pussy …

Like …. ” Next one please !!! ”

Girls who … LACK …
any … Common Sense …
are those … I don’t want …
inside ….. My Bed ….. !!!!!!!!!!

But ….
Hell Yes … Yeah …

I’ll pass through theirs’ … !!!!!

Now ….
Hear me out girls …
Don’t take … Offence … !!!!!

But ….
Too Many … of you …
Pick The ….

“Wrong Damned Men ?!?”

Again and Again …..
Your Case … CLEARLY …
Has …. ” No Defence ” … !!!!!

These days …
There’s a …. LACK ….
of … ” Good ol’ … FUN … !!!

Especially with …
A … ” Good Woman ! ” …

….. ” Relationships ” …..
seem to end … So Quick … !!!

Before … ” Love’s Able ” …
to get a …. ” GRIP !!! ” ….
and have a chance to …

…….. ” Sit ” ………

at the … Dinner Table …
That’s … ” REALITY ” …
and is … ” No Fable ! ” …

Like …. Kane and Abel …

Things are … CLEARLY …
Quite …. ” Unstable ” …. !!!!!

Like … reception through …
Those … ” Dodgy Cables ! ‘ …

No … MTV …
or … Sky TV …

But …
Here’s the link …
So take … THIS IN … !!!

There’s now a … LACK …
of ….. ” RELIABILITY ” …..
in how …. People ….
Now Seem … to be … !!!!!

“I’ll call you tonight !”

“Cool, that’s just fine,
I should be home,
by, half past nine,
don’t let me down,
I don’t like to be clowned !!!”

“Trust me man,
I will ring you !!!”

” Haven’t heard from
….. THAT FOOL …..
for a whole week now …
if he calls me with …
A Poor excuse …
My mouth is gonna,
leave him … Schooled …
and make him … frown …
with the words … I Choose … !!! ”

I just can’t stand ….
when people …. LACK ….

….. ” Reliability ” ….. !!!!!!!!!!!

or … is it … Just Me … ?!?

Asking … TOO MUCH … !!!
to hope that …. Some ….

“Good Ones” … are left … !!!
who are …. ” Reliable ” ….
from … Start to End … !!!

and deal in …
” Honesty ” …

People … You TRULY ..
can call … Your Friends … !!!!!

Well ….
One thing … I Don’t Lack … !
is a will to … ” Express ” …
through poetry …. sent ….
to my …. Notepad …. !!! ….

So … now it’s time …
to end … This Rhyme …

About ….
Some Things ….

That … WE ALL …
…… ” Lack ” …… !!!!!

But ….
If you think ….

You DON”T … Lack Anything … ???

Let me just say this ….

You are … DREAMING … !!!!!!!!!

EVERYONE …
Lacks something ….

That’s just … FACT … !!!!!!!

So …..
Be HONEST … with yourself …

What Do … You … ?

…….. Lack …….. ???

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Take Some … Fa Fuks sake … !!!

Wow,

What’s good people !?!

Ya know, these days, i’m just trying to live life, without the strife, but damn it man !!!

Mother Fuckers are really trying to run talk, like i’m some kind of … F’ing Sucker !!!

They say, “apologies & forgiveness”, are good things to embrace, but, what about when the apologies are repetitive, thus, worthless … !!! …

How much forgiveness are people supposed to show, and, what the fuk for ?!?

I have never been one for using messaging to express an opinion, unless it’s the only way you can communicate … ???

…. but, especially now that Skype & the like, exist, and the fact that there, now seem to be more phones in homes than people, you’d think that with mobile phones becoming like some peoples’ third arm, people would actually want to use them for talking, rather than, “Messaging’ …

Ahhhh but, that’s the point right … !!?!!

It’s the PERFECT mechanism to ….. “Hide Behind”, but, as I said in a recent post, “keeping”, peoples’ messages, is where it all gets fuk’d up right, because ….

What’s in black and white, has got be right … hasn’t it ???

Accountability …. is there a problem … ???

I’m harping on about the same ol’ things, but, god damn it people, Standards Man … !!!!!

….. me done start the year with, That Message … !!! …

and it really seems like, (and sadly, it’s not always the fully fledged “Duppies’), some of these Mother Fuckers are supposedly, “Intelligent People ???”, but, as “Wiser Heads”, have always told me, intellect, is not necessarily linked to …. ” Common Sense ” …. !!!

What a f’ing problem that is ???

All these people, acting as though they are helping, when in fact, what they are really doing is pretending to help, whilst actively hindering your ability to move forward, or essentially, blocking your ability to progress, i’m getting older and wiser daily, and it is a very interesting place that i’m in, able to observe, whilst living my own life freely, which I guess is why men be talking bout’, “robbing or shooting my ass”, because of what, honesty & straight expression ???

It is a very interesting thing looking at the world of hollywood and actors, and the, “Professional Lying”, that they are exceptional at, that, billions of us, enjoy and observe, but, how many are observing and how many are are actually, watching a version of themselves, in their eyes, on screen, and using that as their, “Vehicle of Escape”.

Yes, we have bought into the sights & sounds of TV, film & theatre, for that matter, in many cases, being, “escapism”, but, these days, it becomes more and more apparent, how many people see their lives on screen & use it as their way to absolve themselves from the fukry they do, so, then of course, that fav word of mine, ” Denial “, gets busy, denial of basic & very obvious truths.

The mind of a slave is a very distorted thing, they believe themselves to be many things that they clearly are not, many have enslaved their own mentalities by buying into their own hype, let alone that of the screens, that many attempt to live their lives through.

I do it just like the rest, but the realness of what I have been through makes me less than keen to buy into hype filled dramas, I deal with those things that deal with the dark truths that many refuse to take on as being a version of reality.

I was joking with a friend about the silver f’ing linings & fluffy clouds that mother fuckers be living on, as if they can stand on a f’ing cloud !!!!!

Come back down to earth just for a bit folks and smell what y’all be shovelling, cos I ain’t trying to have that stench round me, come on now, as Talib Kweli done say, “You got self-esteem issues, deal with that chit at home. on your own !!!, not through demands from others, to bail you out after your inability to deal with what you should have, a long time ago !!!

This is not a time to be playing with peoples efforts to achieve things, as they say,

“If you don’t want to do the time, don’t commit the crime !”

So many people are falling back into old habits because they’ve become, “A Habitual Ritual !!!”.

NOT COOL !!!!!!!!!

….. and definitely not the way to be dealing with partnerships, be they business, or otherwise.

This stuff is f’ing basic people !!!!!

Deal with things straight up, not on some, Hampton Court Maze pish !!!

“Oh, but, it’ll be FUN … running around a maze of fukry for a day !!!”,

…. when you’ve got shit that needs doing !!!

i’m getting very concerned because there seems to be a huge amount of fukwits within my generation who are f’ing parents … !!!!!!

Blame the children … REALLY … ???!???

Not when so few seem willing to do what they’re supposed to !!!

Which is …..

“Take Accountability”, for promises made, deals that have been agreed, and most importantly, ensuring that their relationships are …. ” NOT ” …. founded on, a bunch of lies, or, apologies, that are constantly repeated !!!

Isn’t that what happens in abusive relationships,

“Did he BEAT YOU … AGAIN !!!?!!!”

“Ahhh but he’s really sorry, i’m gonna give him another chance !!!”

…. Errrrr ….. Nooooooooooooo !!!!!

There is a time to try & a time to recognize & say … Goodbye !!!!

But …. to be able to do that ….

It’s not just these perpetrators who need to deal, but, all of us who need to … when it comes to … Accountability …. be willing to …..

be honest with ourselves, regarding our choices & actions, and …..

Take some … Fa fuk’s sake !!!!!

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