“There’s So Few Left !!!” … A Poem written & performed by Big Virge

Hmmmmm ….

How to introduce this …. ???

Well, I guess, simply by saying ….

It’s TRUE …. ya know ….

There really do seem to be …

So Few Left …. !!!
as per this poem …..

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Recorded at Triple E Studios, Barbados

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This month’s subject is … ” Hair ” … written & performed by Big Virge

All i’ll say is this …

It is Truly … INCREDIBLE, to believe & see that, in AFRICA … !!?!!

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-37219471

The matter, of black peoples’ HAIR, is even being mentioned in discussions of how we should present ourselves, in this,

” APPARENT ” ….. Post Apartheid, Mandela legacy, South Africa !

So ….
ONCE AGAIN, for 2016 ….

This stuff is …
BEYOND A … F’ing Joke ….. !!!!!!

However, it is no surprise, surprisingly … to me, with my well … ?!?

Hair …. !!?!!

…. and the all too frequent, disrespectful, name calling comments, that I can barely remember, let alone mention, regarding the aforementioned, Hair … smh …

Blacks, Whites & Asians alike, as this piece states, have no shame in running talk on how mine, and clearly, other black peoples’ hair, grows free ….

Untidy … to them … maybe … ???
Unclean … well ladies, … !!!

I’ll take that, pepsi challenge, that’s it’s cleaner than a lot of y’all …

Pussies … !!!!!

LOL … !!!!!!!

and y’all, UPP-ity … Black Girls … turning up your noses to my kind of wild styled hair, well, you best not be running that, straight FAKE Horse, or, Indian Hair, that ain’t yours alright !!!!!

Anyhow …

Here it is … ” Hair ” …

A lil’ sumthin’ I wrote whilst treading Philadelphia’s streets, whilst on holiday, a few years ago ….

Recorded at CMI Studios, Barbados

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“Who’s Next ???”, a poem written by Big Virge 25/07/05

(Pt. III)

After the 7/7 bombing …
This is part of a Trilogy of poems to remind people about
where some of their, ” Anti-Islam Rhetoric “, started from ….

(BTW … I am NOT, Pro-Islam)

People, as much as it seems,
disconnected from, the 7/7 attacks.
One should recognise,

The murder of Jean Charles De Menezes …

Yeah … Remember Him !!!

R.I.P.

It’s CLEAR.

whether you believe, 7/7 was a Muslim,
Islamist attack, or not ?

What has transpired since,
has shown that Terrorist actions,
are not something that, Muslims
have total ownership of ……………

Ask the family of the latest name to go on their list of apparent, accidental murder victims of police, doing their … ” Duty ” … ?!?

which I believe is to …

” Protect & Serve ” … people like …

Michael Brown !!!

Hate, leads to terror, and
MURDER, is an act of … TERRORISM.

Well …… They’ve made ….
A … ” REALLY ” … Good Start … !!!!!

They’ve Shot … A Brazilian … ?!?

Straight through … His Heart … !!!

Of course …. ” Those Words ” …
are … NOT … Quite Right … !!! ? !!!

He was … SHOT …
… FIVE TIMES ….. !!?!!
At … Point Blank Range … !!!!!

They got … ” REAL CLOSE ” … !!!
Putting … Guns in his face … !!!!!!

They CLAIMED …

“He had a bomb !” …

But Alas …

They got it … WRONG … !?!

They made a … ” Slight Mistake ” … !!!

Well … ” Apologies ” …
Won’t … Mean a lot …
when friends are at …

….. HIS WAKE ….. !!!!! …..

There is a …

” PROBLEM ” … here … !!!

They’ve given the … ALL CLEAR …
For Policemen … to …

… “SHOOT TO KILL” … !?!

SO ….
” Who now ” … Has To Fear … !?!

Is it … ” WHITES ” … ???

It would seem … NOT … ?!?

“It’s Muslims and,
The other lot !”

The … ” OTHER LOT ” … !?!
means … those Like … ” Me ” …

Young Black Men …
on … London Streets …

So much for us …
Being … FREE … ?!!!?

” Freedom ” … NOW …
is …. ” Obsolete ” ….

Those with … ” Colour ” …
WILL … Now See …

Much more of ……
Those … ” NICE POLICE ” … !!!!!

Those who work …
for these … MP’s

Who ……
Claim to … ” REGRET ” …
Such … ” TRAGEDIES ” …

But still …” WON’T CHANGE ” …
Their … ” Policies ” … ?!!!? …

This is now …
A … ” Horrid Time ” … !!!!!
cos’ … words like … ” These ” …
May be … ” Defined ” … ??? …
As ….. ” INCITEMENT ” …..
When it’s just … ” Rhyme ” …

This … ” it seems ” …
is … ” Their Design ” …

Pay … ” CLOSE ATTENTION ” …
to the … ” Following Lines ” …

“We wil imprison, or, deport !
Anyone attacking, the values of The West !”

That’s … ” Lord Falconer ” …
Our … Lord Chancellor … …

He’ll bring … DISTRESS … !!!
to me …. ” I guess ” …. ?

for things … I say …
Against … ” THE WEST ” …

Like … ” Freedom of Speech ” …
will soon be …. ” DEAD ” …..

Now … I Don’t own …
A … ” Bullet-Proof Vest ” … !!!

But …
Who needs one … !?!
when they’re …
Aiming at … HEADS … !!?!!

Instead of … ” Arms ” …
or … BETTER STILL … ” Legs ” … !!!

These people are …
Humanitys’ … “ DREGS ” … !!!!!

Their … ” TERROR LAWS ” …..
are like … ” FISHNETS ” .… !?!
with ….. ” NO FISH ” ..… !!!!?!!!!

But ….. ” HUMAN DEAD ” ….. !!!

What they say …
Makes me … UPSET … !!!

” Muslim ” … THIS … !!!
and … ” Muslim ” … THAT … !!!

I’m … NO MUSLIM … !!!
That’s a … FACT … !!!

Of course it’s … WRONG … !!!
to … ” Suicide Bomb ” …. !!! …

But … ” Two Wrongs ” …
Don’t make things … Right … !!!

We’re in … DARK TIMES …
Without … ” Much Light ” … !!!

When … ALL WE DO …
is … ” Incite Fights ” … ?!?

Just because of …..

” STEREOTYPES ” … !?!

This is why ….
Innocents … will die …

Tears will … ” Flow ” …
while many … CRY … !!!

Tears of ….. ” SADNESS ” …..
from this … ” MADNESS ” ….

MADNESS … On …
Your TV Screens …

MADNESS … On …
Our City Streets …

Madness … that …
Will slowly … ” Creep ” …

YES …..
Close to … You … !!!

And …
Close to …. Me …. !!!!

Don’t … DISMISS …
cos’ you’ve been … ” Missed ” …

At … ANY TIME …
You … Could get … HIT … !

by a … Policeman …
who holds a … GUN … !!!
and has the … ” OK ” …
to … Make You … RUN … !!!!!

Just like … “ REDNECKS ” …
Run from ….. “ SUN ” ….. !!!!!

Or … I Do … from …

….. ” RACISM ” ….. !!!!!!

That’s something …..
I’ve Always … ” SHUNNED ” … !!!!!

because I like …
This Word … HUMAN … !!!!!

If you … Shoot Me …
with a …. ” Gun ” ….

When I Bleed ….
It’s … BLOOD … that runs … !!!

KILLING …… is ……

NO ……. SOLUTION …….. !!!!!!

They’ve just … KILLED …
Somebody’s … SON … !!!!!

That’s what comes from …
Using …. GUNS …. !!!!!

NEEDLESS DEATHS …..

Rise like … ” The Sun ” …
While Peace Now … ” Sinks ” ….

Into … ” OCEANS ” …

This ain’t making ….
Life … ” Much Fun ” …

Actually …..
I’m getting …. ” VEX ” ….. !!!

cos’ … I’m thinking …

Maaaaannnnnnnnnnn ……..

WHO’S NEXT ….. ? !!!!!!!!!! ?

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“Racism Pon’ TV” … A poem written by Debronique Ellis

All i’m gonna say is, WOW, couldn’t of put it together better, myself !!!
More power to Ms. Ellis !!!

Racism pon TV

Racism, what is it?
Is it to judge a man by the thinness or the thickness of his lips,
Di shape a him nose, di style a him clothes?
How can it be, that my blackness or my brownness or my whiteness
determines me, my personality?
Well you tell me! You di man pon di TV!
Oh! yuh think I didn’t see!?
because you try to hide and disguise while YOU, dear sir, patronize!
And somehow manage to pass di message to di unsuspecting minds!
Minds that cannot recognize the signs, di discreetly degrading lines
dat these actors are paid to say. Why do dis when you say, all men are equal?

Lies! This is not wat you truly believe!
Yuh too lie man! Stop deceive!
If wi all equal den why? Why portray me di black man as di bad guy?
Why portray him di Chinese as di smart guy?
Why yuh mek it look like seh she di Indian nuh have nuh common sense,
And seh you di white man, must control all di dollars and cents?

Racism what is it? Is it to judge a man by di texture a him hair,
him skin colour black, white or fair? Yes! But check dis:
di bigga heads dem all know dis,
Suh dem wont set up di media by being what we call ‘racist’, no!
Dem do it discreetly, dem use subtlety, all in the name of entertainment.
And wi buy dis, disdainful arrangement!?
Pon di tv we are being stereotyped, marginalized, categorized by our race and ethnicity.
Maybe not openly and directly,
But it is there, and if yuh smart or observant yuh will become aware.
Aware that di tv many times portray you and me as:
Di theifin’ criminal black or Hispanic bwoy!
Di Chinese weh can only own a restaurant or hack a computer!
Di Indian weh own a grocery store!
And di white man, inna him white collar,
stepping out wid him briefcase
Looking so dapper!

Look pon all dis, yuh eva notice, say in a horror movie wen a man fi dead,
Is always di black guy?!
Yes man, di white man have to survive!
“Oh, but this is just the plot of the movie and surely not racism.” Why?
“Because it’s not degrading or alluding to a race being inferior.” Shut up!
And stop di pretence! Cause me di black man, di Chinese man, all a wi have sense!
Wah mek di Indian caan own di multi-million dollar corporation? Or run out and save
di white man from a dangerous situation? No…..
Him nuh superior enough!
him nuh light-skinned enough!

This could just be my ism…. or di definition of racism!

Suh racism, what is it? Check yuh dictionary or guh turn on yuh t.v!
Author Notes

Written in Caribbean dialect.

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On the subject of Immigration ….

An interesting song to take in …

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Indeed I am … “A Different Type” … A Poem written by Big Virge 2/12/2005

“A Different Type” … A Poem written by Big Virge 2/12/2005

I’m a …
… ” Different Type ” … !!!
to those … who fight …

But ….
Have a … Bark … !!!
and YES … A Bite … !!!!!

So …..
” DON’T ” … Advise … !!!
” Young Guns ” … to try …
“Aiming ” … at me … !!! …

I don’t … Turn Green … !!!
but … can get … ” MEAN ” …
and hit from … angles …

” THEY ” … Won’t see … !!!!!

If … They … start to …
Mess with …. me ….

” THEY ” …..
Won’t Like … when …
I get …. ANGRY …. !!!!!

…. ” My Poetry ” ….
Fulfils …. My Need ….
to vent … My Anger …

… ” Peacefully ” … !!!!!

This …
Helps me stay …
“Clear of ” … Police … !!!!!

because … Some of THEM …
are … ” Different Types ” … !!!!!
and give … ” Black People ” …

… ” NO RESPITE ” … !!!?!!!

That’s Why … I write …
and now … ” RECITE ” …
Instead of walking …

” Streets at Night ! ” …..

The streets are … NOW …
A place for … ” CLOWNS ” … !!!
and … Drunken Fools …
in ….. ” Many Towns ‘ ….. !!!

Gun type … sounds …
Youth wearing … Frowns … !!!

” Peace and Love ” ….
are being …. ” Drowned ” …. !!!!!

by …. Desperate Deeds ….
in the name of …. ” GREED ” ….

Deeds that … YES …
make people … BLEED … !!!!!

” Killing Sprees !!! ”
… ” Negativity ” …

… Where’s the … ???
… ” Positivity !?! ” …

cos’ … Nowadays …
I … do not see …
Much of … THAT …
and that’s a … FACT … !!!

I guess that’s … cos’ …
I’m young and … Black …
and see that …. things ….
are … Waaayyyyy off … Track … !!!!!!!!

While Many … Think …
that … ” Drugs and Drink ” …
will help them … Find …
Some … ” Peace of Mind ” …

Well …..
They’re … Resigned …
to walking … Blind …
and may … Enjoy … !!!
Their … ” Party Time ” … !!!!!

til’ … they fall … ” Victim ” …
of minds now … ” Primed ” …
to …. ” Commit ” …. Crimes …. !!!!!

Date Rape … for one …
is NOT … Much Fun … !!!!!!
cos’ guys … Right Now …
will use … their pounds …
to buy … ” Those Drugs ” …
that … Lay Girls … DOWN … !!!!!

and …. Nowadays …
it seems … Some Strays …
will … ” RAPE A MAN ” … !?!?!

Check out … THIS CASE … !!!!!

Three … EVIL … men … !!!
aimed … Gay Hatred … ???
at their ….. victim …..
and then … Oh Yes … !!!

They … turned around …
and … ” Gang Raped ” … Him … !?!?!?!

I’m saying …..

What is …..

WRONG WITH THEM … !!!!!! ? !!!!!!

The Man … OFCOURSE …
is in … A State … !!!!! …
and is now feeling …
Far from ………. GREAT ……… !!!!!

Are you …. Amazed …. ???

“BELIEVE” … I am … !!!!!

Men like … These …
should now be … ” DAMNED ” … !!!!!

Like … ” Marvin said ” …
” What’s going on ?!? ” …

when people … KEEP …
Doing … These Wrongs … ?!?!?

Well …..
As i’ve said ….

I’m a …
” Different Type ” … !!!!!

and …. Don’t Fit ….
STUPID … ” Stereotypes ” … !!!

Say … “What you like !” …
I’m not like … ” Mike ” …
but do … Use Mics … !!!
to offer … Light …

That Shines … ” The Truth ” …
Instead of …. ” Lies ” …. !!! ….
that are … ” Designed ” …
by …. ” Different Types ” …. !!!!!!

Types like … ” Shady ” …
” Government Slime ” … !!!

It may seem like … ?
I am …. ” DIVINE ” ….
and think i’m …. ” Worthy ” ….
of a …… ” SHRINE ” …….

Well …..

YEAH … That’s Right … !!!!!

I’m Better than …
These … ” Paedophiles ” … !!!!!!
who take … Advantage …
of …. Young Child …. !!!!!!

I’m Better than …
RAPISTS … in life …
who … ” RAPE Humans ” …
of … ” Different Types ” …

I’m Better than …
” RACISTS ” … who try …
to … DESTROY … those …
who … Do Not Match …
“Their” … Colour Type … !!!

My … Use of Rhyme …
is … Waaayyy ABOVE …
People …. who write ….
to feed … themselves …

” Deluded ” … sights … !!!

Their talk is …. ” HYPE ” ….
and breeds …. ” Insight ” ….
that …. Clearly Proves …. !!!

……. They …….

SHOULD NOT … write … !!!!!!

These Fools … Define …
A … ” Waste of Time ” … !!!!!

and are … The Ones …
who feed … Young Minds …
with words that … breed …

… ” Insidious Crimes ” …

‘THOSE” …. like …. THIS ….
are … ” Different Types ” … !!!

Following … ” Them ” …
… is … ” Most Unwise !!! ”

“Gangster Guys” …..
who will … ” Comply ” …
with … ” Taking Life ‘ … !!!!!

” Different Types ” ….
Pay a … ” Different Price ” … !!!
when it’s … time …
for them to …. ” DIE ” …. !!!

Nonsense leads to …
…. ” Consequence ” …. !!!!!

and this can … bring …

… ” A Long Sentence ” … !!!!!

while … sentences …
of … My Design …

” Utilize rhymes ” …
of … ” Different Types ” …
that … ” REALLY DO ” …
Deserve …. ” BIG HYPE ” …. !!!!!

But ….
Right now … THOSE …
Who … CLAIM …
… ” The Crown ” …

are … YES …
You’ve guessed …

” Poetic Clowns !!! ”

Rappers … Poets …
…… and …..
Pop Stars … ” Drown ” …

Those … whose words …
” Keep ” … Breaking Down …

” Fallacies ” … from …
” Different Mouths ” … !!!!!

North and South …
and … East and West …

Words I hear …

Do NOT … Impress … !!!!!

Devils … Dare …
to … spread …
Their … ” Wares ” …

But …..
Things they … say …
prove they … ” Don’t Care ” …

About anyone ….
” Except ” … Themselves …
and their … Pursuit …
of …. ” Personal Wealth ” …. !!!!!

Humans … like these …
have … ” Different Smells ” … !!!!!

I’m … DIFFERENT … folks
and that’s … NO LIE … !!!!!

from …..

Gangsters, Thugs …
and Paedophiles … !!!!!!!!!

” Corporate Guys ” …
with … ” Shady Ties ” …

and … Most of All …
from those who choose …
to tell us ….. LIES ……. !!!!!!

Words of … MINE …

CLEARLY … Define …
that … Like the poems …

I now … write …

I’m … Clearly of …

… ” A ” …

” Different Type ! “

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So, What, or … WHO, would you … “Purge”, from your life … if you could uh ??? … written by Big Virge 24/6/2013

So, how’s things peoples’ …. ???

Good I hope … !!!

It’s hot as Fuk here in Bim, mosquitoes biting like the lil’ Mother Uckers … they are, I truly wish, if there were one thing in my locale I could … “Purge” … It would be those lil’ Fukkas … !!!!!

So, talking of things i’d like to expel, or, simply remove …. having recently been in the U.S., when, Ethan Hawke was doing his P.R. bit, for one of his new movies, “The Purge”, I was immediately intrigued by the idea …. (Spoilers, so, if you haven’t seen it yet, don’t read any further !)

…. of, a possible future ?

… where, for 12 Hours, once a year, people can legally, remove, destroy, damage or kill, whatever/whoever they want, having been sanctioned by government, to do so, in what essentially, many would suggest as being, “Stress Relief”, like say, going and punching a bag, rather than terrorize some fuck talking pish about what they would do to you, behind your back, not something I am unfamiliar with, sadly.

Ofcourse, Government & Those in Their Circle, are exempt from being targets, and presumably, have, the relevant protection from armed forces. (No Surprises There !!!).

So, as the movie progresses, which I see, has been heavily slated for plot flaws, etc, by quite a few people …..

….. it takes you through a variety of seemingly, innocuous occurrences, encompassing Hawke’s family and where they live, in a gated development for those, wealthy enough, to have top end security systems, that, he has sold to pretty much, the whole neighbourhood.

Thus, “The Purge”, begins at 7pm, now, without giving away every last detail, all i’m gonna say is, I was pleasantly surprised by the angles that, writer & director, James Demonaco, (The Negotiator), takes the film into, some dark corners of the Human Psyche, as well as into some very interesting societal disorders, of varying degrees.

Our lack of trust in each other, our constant battle with societal acceptance, from a class perspective, and by that, I mean, monetarily, the issues of how to allow our youth to grow, without stifling them, but, the fine line that, I definitely think, a lot of the younger parents of today, struggle with, as is evident in much youth behaviour, and finally, this need to be ready to shoot guns at just about anyone, who you see as a threat, or having them, as a means of protection from others.

Guns … Hmmmm … Really People … GUNS !!!!!

This film will, undoubtedly, scare the hell out of a lot of people, who’ll be playing like they ain’t scared, but, for anyone who can see beyond the conspiratorial theorists, this has, “Genuinely”, Scary Scenarios, being hypothetically seen, for a future which isn’t, so much of a future, as it is, a reflection on much that, Already Exists ….

The reason I say this is because such gated communities, ALREADY EXIST, the idea of ruthless, free for all killing, goes on already, in certain parts of many impoverished countries, and even in some, not so impoverished places, like say, Philadelphia … ???

… which, as i’ve said, has areas in the North of Philly, that seem to be, Notorious, for violent acts, sometimes, in broad daylight, that, even scare, Ex-residents from returning too frequently …. !!!!!!!

I’m sure that, many people will dismiss this movie as a ridiculous vision, of something that will NEVER happen …..

Well, I hope these people are right, because i’ve already felt that energy of being the stranger in town, who upon, merely trying to connect with certain people, has felt that whole, jealousy, and, angst-filled behaviour, from people who barely know me, and, have no idea what I have been through, to be where i’m now at ….

Sad, but, ABSOLUTELY TRUE !!!

Mother Fuckers be playing ” They Down “, wid your vibe and, respect, that you have earned your position, but then, somehow, that turns into ….

“Oh, you should give me pretty much everything you have, bar the shirt off your back, or, worse still, cha, me ah tek what I want from you, because it’s what you deserve ?!!!?

Hmmm … well, if that doesn’t sound familiar to you, cool, but for those who know these types of F’ing CUNTHOLES, I think, “The Purge”, is for you !

Much like, Bobcat Goldthwait’s, ” God Bless America “, it is a sad indictment of much that the U.S. of A …. represents, and has spread, via it’s media, music and of course, films like this, across the world.

… and I have to say, much like the battle rap thrown at Eminem by one of Papa Doc’s bwoys, at the end of the 8 Mile film, one of the most pleasing things about, ” The Purge “, for me, is,

” THE BLACK GUY DOESN”T DIE FIRST IN THIS MOVIE !!! “.

Props to all concerned with the concept and pretty much, the execution.

Don’t get tie up, it’s no, “Godfather, or, In The Heat of The Night”, type of film, but, in amongst all the violence and craziness, there are some incredibly, poignant and important messages and questions, that the film suggests we should be considering, or, should at least, have some concerns about …..

Dismiss if you wish, but, I suggest that, whether you are squeamish or not, this film will have something for you, so, take a chance on a movie that may just, “Better You”, and I do mean that !!!

…. but, if it doesn’t do that, it is likely to make you question your feelings about people and things within your life, that, deep down, you’re telling yourself, that you, NEED TO … “Purge’ ….

and on that note, as per the post title, if you could … “PURGE” …

Some things and/or people from your life … ???

Who and what would you … “Purge” …

and then, once you establish those things/people ….

Ask yourself … WHY … ???

…. and then ask yourself, whether you have the right, or, better still, what would actually be the best way to do it ???

Hopefully, it won’t involve killing, or, destruction of property, or worse, your very soul & spiritual integrity ….

Think about it people, because we all have things we need to … essentially …

“Purge”

Bless up ….

One Love.

Virge

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