"What Would You Do ?!?" ... A Poem written by Big Virge 11/9/2005

Location

United Kingdom

What Would YOU DO ... !?!

If You Were Left To DIE ...
By Those Who CLAIM To ... "CHERISH Your Life" ... ?!?

What Would YOU DO To Stay ALIVE ... !?!

Would You ... LOOT ... ?
Would You ... SHOOT ... ?
Would You ... RAPE ...
Or Get .... IRATE .... ?

Or Would You Just ...
Accept Your FATE ... ?!?!?

Whilst You Looked ...
At An ... EMPTY Plate ...

These Are Scenes Like New Orleans ...
I Can't Believe The Things I've SEEN ... !?!

S H A T T E R E D ... Dreams ...
And Slates Now CLEAN ...

I Hope You're Getting What I Mean ... !!!
FLOODS of Water KILLING Daughters ... !!!

NOTHING Left of Bricks And Mortar ... !!!

People TRAPPED In A State of TRAUMA ...
STUCK IN The Corner of A BODY FILLED Sauna ... !!!

WHERE Was .................................................................. " Help " ... ???
When It Was NEEDED .... ?!?
Even YES When People PLEADED ... !?!?!

NOWHERE .......................................
................................ To Be ........................................ Found .... !!?!!

Troops Were YES ...
On ......................................................... Foreign Grounds .....
FIGHTING Those In OTHER Towns ... ?!?

NOW If YOU Were Inside The Dome ...
KNOWING That You'd LOST Your Home ... !!!

How Would THOSE Words NOW Sound ...
If You KNEW Inside Your Heart ...
YOUR CHILDREN Had Now DROWNED ... !!!!!

I'd Feel Like ... " LASSIE " ...
... With NO BONE ... !!!

AND Might Want To ...
TOPPLE Thrones ... !?!

Thrones of THOSE Who CLEARLY CHOSE ...
To ...... Turn Their Back Until ................ EXPOSED ...........

So Now They've COME Like ATTILA The Hun ... !!!!
Why Send Those Who Carry GUNS ... ?!?

DON'T Get Me WRONG ... !!!
Things That Seem To Have Gone On ...
DID Leave Me Feeling MAD ... !!!

Why Steal Laptops And TV's ... ?!!!?
WHY Do That Black People PLEASE ... !!?!!

Steal The Things That You WILL NEED ... !!!!!!
In A Time of TRAGEDY ... !!!!!!!
FOOD Supplies So You CAN FEED ...
People LOSING ............................................ E N E R g y ...................... !!!!!!!!!!!!!

But Here's The POINT ...
What Would YOU DO ... ?!?
Be CIVILISED When TRAPPED INSIDE ...
A City Facing ... GENOCIDE ... !!!?!!!

It's EASY To SIT And Make A Case ...
Whilst Watching from A ... " Safer Place " ... !!!

But That's The Same ...
For ALL Who Watched The HURRICANE ...
And Make The CLAIM That VICTIMS Acted With NO SHAME ... !!!

Like Those WITH ...
AIR FORCE ONE Airplanes .... !!!!!!

The Point of THIS Is To RESIST ........
Reports of CRIME And WICKEDNESS .....

AMERICA Has NOW Been SHAMED ... !!!
PEOPLE Were Just Left To DIE ... ?!?

SOMEONE Should NOW TAKE Some Blame ...
For Watching This ... U N F O L D ...
How Could These OFFICIALS Be SO COLD .... !!!! ? !!!!

To Treat These PEOPLE ...
Just Like SLAVES ...
In Those ... " Days of Old " ... !?!

Well THESE Are Days That Seem THE SAME ... ?!!!?
It Seems That Things Just HAVE NOT Changed ... !?!
COME ON People USE Your Brains ... !!!

DON'T BE Like Ben Man ...
... CHANGE Your Lane ... !!!!!!!!!!!

Blacks STILL Live In ... " POVERTY " ...
SOME White People STILL Hold Keys ...
KEYS To Things From Economies ...
Right Down To Our ... " DESTINIES " ... !!!

So If You FACED Problems Like THESE ...
Wouldn't YOU Feel Blue ... ???

Well Nowadays You MAY Just FIND ...
That Nature's Giving CLUES ... !!!

We ALL Now Face Some HORRID Times ...

These Words Are Just ...
....... " My View " .......

But IF MY Words Applied To YOU ... ?

In TRUTH ....................

.... " What Would You Do ? " ....

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