” Reason ” … A Poem written & performed by Big Virge

Okay folks …..

It’s that time of the month for some, Big Virge, Poetic Stuff ….

I am a long way from home currently, but it seems that, after the Paris attacks, Gatwick Terror alerts, and more gun massacres in the US, that, reasonable thought processes are being forsaken for, ” Gung Ho’ type “, reactionary responses.

So, as The Pope has been doing his thing in Africa, and Trump doing has been doing his … i.e.

“Running His Gums” …. in the US …..

I’m wondering, where the logic and reason is …. in peoples rhetoric currently ???

Well, it’s time for some reason, Big Virge Styled, that defies all these extremist type attitudes, and I don’t mean, ISIS, ISIL or any other type of group who is deemed to be wreaking havoc across the globe right now …..

Those who know, KNOW, they are far from being the only terrorists out there, in this world of ours …..

I am currently in New Zealand, funnily enough, YET ANOTHER, British Colony, in a place called Queenstown, also like Barbados, to the locals, known as you guessed it …. Little England, due to the volume of Brits who now, live and work here, where, as a Zimbabwe born farmer told me….

“When they came here, the Brits were bloody stupid !!!”

…. when speaking about certain agricultural policies, that they rather foolishly employed, that when thought about, were quickly proven to be as stupid, as much that is being spouted currently, by them and their apparently, ” Special Friends “, across the water !?!

Well, having managed to gain a little Maori culture, in my first few days here, it only seems fitting that I should, this month, share a piece that shows how much respect I have, not only for the GREAT, All Black Rugby team and World Cup Winners for 2015, but also, a culture whose warrior spirit, deals in more than reactionary responses to war …..

Thus, here is a poem that touches on that, and much much … more … !!!

In a time where we are seeing people act in very, irrational ways ….

Take some time out to listen to some thoughts based on, as said ….

Sumthin’ more, than talk of ignorance, terror and war ……

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“Is It Such A Crime ?” … A Poem written by Big Virge 26/3/2006

Is it … ” Such a Crime ” … ?
to … ” Speak Your Mind ” … ?

Because ….

it … Seems to be …
if you’re … NOT WHITE …

I hear this, said …
So Many … times … !!!

“Virge, you scare folks !
with words you rhyme !”

and that’s … NO JOKE … !!!

but … words I … “Quote” …
are … NOT … The Type … !!!

to … ” Start A Fight ” … !!! …

but may … ” Unsettle ” … ?!?
Those who … ” Settle ” …
to … “hide” … behind …
A … “LIE FILLED” … life … !!!

Can Someone … DEFINE … ?
Why it’s …. ” Such A Crime ” …. ?
to ….. ” Criticize ” ……
…. ” Political ” …. types …. !?!

In times like … THESE …

” FREEDOM ” … of … SPEECH …
is … NEEDED … just like poetry … !!!

if we’re to … ” Ease ‘ …
” Pain and Misery ” … !!! …
and crimes of … More …

… FATAL DESIGNS … !!!!!

“Murders” … “Rapes” … !!!
Crimes … based on … Race … !!!
and Crimes … Inclined …
To Keep … ” The Masses ” …

…………. “blind” ………….

Like Those … in … ” Folds ” …
who make ….. Mistakes …..

Do THEY … ” Pay A Toll ” … ?
for … CASH … THEY TAKE …

” Mistakes ” …
THEY SAY …… !!!

That …..
Pay for … ” Homes ” … ?!?

“It was merely, a loan,
from a chap I know !
No more questions now,
i’ve got to go !!!”

“A chap you know ?!?
can’t we know his name !?!”

“Are you insane ?
is it such a crime ?
for you to find,
that, friends of mine,
help out, in times
of financial strain !?!”

“Of course not sir !
but don’t divert,
what is his name ?
and did he donate ?
to your friends campaign ?
Need I ask you again !?!
the question is
what is his name ???
Let me make it plain !
Are you quite sure
he hasn’t bought
A Peerage, and,
is now a lord ?”

“I will not answer
any more ! What
do you take, politicians for ?
Anyone would think,
our dealings, stink !”

“Well, no more than
a poor street whore
is it such a crime
to want to know more ?”

Could this be why
Government guidelines
are trying to stem
peoples’ questions !?!

If …..
Free Speech … ” Ends ” …

What’ll happen to … THEM … ???
and ……. ALL THEIR …….
” Pre-Planned ” … arguments … ?!?

It seems that … THEY …
will …. carry on ….
Airing …. views ….
Even if … They’re wrong … !?!

Isn’t that … A Crime … !???!

It would seem … NOT … !!!

So …..
How can it be a … ” Crime ” …
to …. ” Speak Your Mind ” …. ?!?

Especially when ….
You’re Proven … RIGHT … !!!

I find this … ATTITUDE …
at …. ” Poetry Nights ” …. ?!?

if you speak about … ” Your Life ” …
that seems to be …. FINE …. !!!!! ….

Or Express … FRUSTRATION … !!!
at the … State of The … NATION … !!!

Through words you write ….

If you are … WHITE …
and they make folks …

…….. SMILE …….. !!!

But …..
if you’re … BLACK …
and make … ” Attacks ” …

On Racists … or …
On … Western Plans …

You’re treated like …
An ….. ALIEN …… !!!!!

It must be … A Crime …
to be a ….. BLACK MAN ….. !???!

Especially when ….
you have … A MIND … !!!!!

Inclined to … WRITE …
” Poetic Rhymes ” …
that spread … ” Insight ” …

” But, SOME BLACKS DO !!! ”

“Well, if that’s true,
let me ask you who
Mr. Zephaniah ???
Okay, that’s one !
But, he’s spent time,
inside prison !!!”
I’m talking about
a black without
a history, of
dodgy deeds !!!”

I think you’ll find … ?
THAT MAN … is … ME … !!!

NO … Prison Time … !!!
has … Big Virge … SEEN … !!!

But ….
May Well … do … !!! ? !!!
for words I speak …

Even when …
My Record’s … CLEAN … !!?!!

Well ….
Clean … ENOUGH … !!!

I … HAVE BEEN …
…. ” Cuffed ” …. !!!!!
for … ” Slapping a girl ” …
For … DISRESPECTING … !!!

……… MY MUM …….. !!!!!

and ….. ” Driving Drunk ” ……

But ….

Both … ” Misdemeanours ” …
were … just the … ONCE … !!!!!
and like …. ” Benjamin ” ….
were when … I was … YOUNG … !!!!!

But …
The Point … i’m trying to make …
is … Black … ” Americans ” …
are … Deemed to be … GREAT … !!!!!

For …
Taking a … STANCE …
Against … ” Racial ” … HATE … !!!!!

WHICH … ” English Black ” … ?!!!? …
Can … Make The Claim … THAT …

They’ve Gained … RESPECT … !!!
for … Taking … THAT STANCE … !?!

What does that say … ?
about those who … CLAIM … !!!

THAT …….

“Blacks are treated,
JUST THE SAME !!!
as every other race,
on, English Shores !!!”

“Are THEY, QUITE SURE ?!!!?”

I’m NO … Malcolm X … !!!
But … DO HAVE … ” A Cause ” … !!!

My cause … ” DEPLORES ” … !!!!!!!
These … ” Government Laws ” …

cos’ … if you’re …
Black and … POOR …
You’re gonna …
SUFFER … for SURE … !!!!!

Even if …. You’re … NOT …
Police now …. “Plot” ….
to … ” Shoot You Down ” … !!!!!

or … Question you … ?
Even if … ” They Doubt ” …

THAT … You … ” ARE ” …
“THAT” … ” Drug Dealer ” … !?!

OR ……. ” The One ” ……..
who STOLE … ” That Car ” … !!!!!

Laws They … PASS …
are now … ” Pure Farce ” … !!!!

It seems … they’ve moved …
But …. NOT TOO FAR …. !!!!!!!

Away … from keeping …
Us ……….. Apart ……….

Ask Yourself … WHY … ???
are They … ” Inclined ” …. ?

to … “RESTRICT” … those …
Who … EXPOSE … Lies … ?!? …

” Creatively ” …
or … ” Otherwise ” …

Through …..
Simply Saying ….
What’s IN … ” Their Mind ” … !?!

PLEASE …..
ask yourself … ” WHY ” … ?

” Is It Such A Crime ? ”

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“Guilty As Charged” … A Poem written by Big Virge 4/12/2005

This was inspired a long time ago, by the murder of Anthony Walker, RIP.

…. but, how things change, and yet, somehow, “Remain The Same” … ???

Hopefully, ONE DAY, the people, living by ignorant attitudes & wickedness, WILL, one day, like the two boys who I refer to, at the start of this poem, be deemed …..

“GUILTY AS CHARGED !”

Axe Murderers … ???

“GUILTY” …
as … Charged … !!!!!

They’ll now … spend time
” Stuck ” …. behind bars …. !!!!!

But ….
Let me pull …
Some … ” Other ” … Cards
from ….. ” The Pack ” …..
Where … GUILT … is … Stacked … !!!!!

England …. as ….
A … ” RACIST ” … Place … ???

” GUILTY ” ……… ” YES ” …… !!!
Even ….. Today ….. !!!!!!!!!!

NOW It’s … ” WELL ” ……
“hidden” …… away ……

Can … ANY … of you … ?
” Now ” …. TRULY …. say …..

You Don’t Hold … FEAR …
of …. My …. Black Face …. !!!?!!!

Racists now …..
Have found … ” New Ways ” … !!!
and …. CLEARLY ….. Still …..
Have got …. ” NO SHAME ” …. !!!!!

But Some …
Black People … ?!?
are … just the same … ?!?
As …. ” Caucasians ” ….
and some …. ” Asians ” ….

If you have ….
A … Skin Tone … DARK … ?

You’re deemed … to be …
A … ” Lower Class ” … !!!!!!!

Asians … KNOW … !!!
How … “That One” … goes ….

So …
PLEASE … Don’t Even …
Try to …. Start …. !!!!!!!!!!!!

A … ” Marriage System ” …
based on …. ” CASTE ” …. ?!!!?

This proves … They Are …

” GUILTY ” …
as … Charged … !!!!!

Blacks who … ” Sell ”
Cocaine and … CRACK … !!!!!

Don’t … EVEN TRY … !!!!!
Some Do …. supply ….

” Drug Wars ” …
Now … PROVE … !!!
that this … is … FACT … !!!!!

Our lives are … HARD … !!!
as is …. ” My Stance ” ….

“GUILTY” …
AS … CHARGED … !!!!!

Leaders … who …
BELIEVE … They’re … GODS

I’ll say …. No Names ….

“GUILTY” …
AS … CHARGED …. !!!!!!

People … wasting … !!!
Cash On … PETS …
while others … have …
” Financial ” … STRESS … !!?!!

Can you guess … ?
What’s coming … Next .. ?!?.

NO …
YOU CAN’T … !!!!!

because … NEXT …
Doesn’t … Rhyme …
with … words like …

…. ” Charged ” …. !!!!

But …
Words from … That …
” Penultimate ” … verse …
Prove that … peoples’ …
Words are … ” Feeble ” … !!!

They place their … Pets … ?
HIGH UP … like … ” Steeples ”

But ….
Don’t give a … ” Damn ”
About … ” Poor People ” … !!!!!

So Many … ” Crimes ” … !!!
“Within” … Mankind …
Shown through … these …

” Exquisite ” … rhymes … !!!!

Help me … ” Feel Fine ” …
in …. ” Crime-filled ” … times …

” Time ” … is something …
with … ” NO CHARGE ” …

it just … ticks on …………………

while we …… ” DO WRONGS ” …. !!!!! ….

Trust me folks …
I’ve had … “My Fill” … !!!

So … choose to use …
Notepad … and … Will
to … ” Charge ” … My Pen … !!!
and … EXPOSE GUILT … !!!!!

Like telling … ” Truths ” …
About … ” OLD BILL ” … !!!!
or … YES … ” The Cops ” … !!!!!

Lies they … tell …
… NEED TO …
be … ” STOPPED ” … !!!!!!!!!!!

before more people
end up …. ” SHOT ” …. !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Well …now we’ve seen
Their … “Cover-Up” …. PLOTS …. !!!!!

From ……

” Bottom to Top ” ….

Judgement Passed …..

” GUILTY ” …
as … CHARGED … !!!!!!!!!!!!

Denial of … TRUTH … !!!!!

while those they … ” Use ” …
Can … FREELY … Shoot …
without the need of …

” Concrete Proof ” … !!?!?!?!!

Now if … ” Your Son ” …
was … ” Shot and Killed ” … ?
by … “undercover” …
Met … ” Old Bill ” … !!!!!

SURELY YOU …
Would Hit … ” THE ROOF ” … ?!!!!?

Well … I Would Do … !!!
and … would want …

….. TRUTH ….. !!!!!!

NOT …. ” Dud Cards ” … !!!
from … ” End to … Start ” …

When … LIES …
They’ve … ” Fed ” …
are … “Rip … PED” …

……. APART ……. !!!!!!!

I’d want to … HEAR …

” GUILTY
AS CHARGED ” …… !!!!!!

” MURDER ” …. is ….
What They … HAVE DONE … !!!!!!

KILLING … One …
“THEY CLAIMED” … “Had Run” … ????!????

We now …. face ….
A … ” POLICE STATE ” … !!!!!

Shouldn’t … ” They Face ” … ???
A … ” Magistrate ” … ?!!!? …

Who Should … ” IMPART ” …
words like …. THESE ….

“GUILTY” ….
AS …. CHARGED …. !!!!!!!

Let me … Move On …
to those who’ve … Run …
” This Scene ” … TOO LONG … !!!

By this …. I mean ….
These … ” Poetry Cliques ” …

They act … just like …
The … ” Met Police ” … !!!!!

” PICKING ” … Those …
They can … CONTROL … !!!!!

Those who … WON’T … !!!!

Step … ” Out of Line ” …
and … EXPOSE … how …
They Rule … the town …
by …. usage of ….

” Poetic Clowns ” … !!!!!

” WEAK PEOPLE ” …….

Who … Can’t be … “found”… !!!!
When their moves ……
Make people …… FROWN ….. !!!!

” Noses ” ….. !?! …..

…….. ” BROWN ” ……… !!!!!!

To earn … themselves …
Those …. ” DIRTY POUNDS ” …. !!!!!

Their movements are ….

A ….. ” FALLACY ” …..

Poetry … or … Spoken Words
Crews … They Use …
write … ” Trivial Verse ” …

MOST … of you …
May Not … concur … ?

That’s … Cool with me … !!!
cos’ when … You Hear …
….. My Poetry …..

You’ll Forget … THEM … !!! …

Just wait and … SEE … !!!!! …

Their … ” ABSTRACT ” … Art …
should of … STAYED …
Inside …. ” Their Arse ” …. !!!!!

Bourgeoise … FOOLS …
who have … NO CLASS … !!!!!

That’s why … They’re in …
This Poem …. LAST …. !!!!!!!!

Those … whose life …
and words … are … FARCE … !!!!!!!

and thrive off … Keeping …

” US ” ……………………… APART ……….

” One Day ” ……….. WIL BE ………….

” GUILTY …. AS …. CHARGED “.

Oh Yes …
One day …
They WILL …. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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