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spacer.gif   2005 CHICAGO POETRY FEST: TASHA JONES, aka MOCHA
Posted by : cj on Thursday, July 28, 2005 - 07:42 PM
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Members' Posting Pool .
I've made it

Come one, come all, come and check me out
Come see what this Mocha sista is all about
As Iím floetic and poetic with a lyrical twist
Trust me you wouldnít want to miss this
When I debut itís to just a few
But as I proceed my crowds get larger and larger
My self-esteem is building and my rhymes come harder and harder
As I reach my highest plateau
I continue with the dopest flows
I come to a realization without the slightest hesitation
That Iíve finally made it, Iíve finally made it home
Iíve finally made it to my comfort zone
Where the only opinion that matters is my own
Where my mind is wide open and butt naked
Youíre knocking at my door
Hold up just a second
While I get dressed and cover up my most treasured worth
My mind is a sacred place and only I hold the key
Any thoughts, illusions, imaginations, or fantasies set free
Are due to a choice made by me.
No, you cannot come in, and I cannot have any company
Nor can I come out and play
Not today, tomorrow or any other day
The last time I let you in you messed up my pad
Now that youíre out Iíve been nothing but glad.
Now I can think again, dream again, believe again
And finally take that walk with my only true friend
Only he will lead me in the right direction
As I strive for anything close to perfection
He will help me keep my home clean and free from all the dust
Free me from any thoughts filled with gluttony, adultery, and lust
Yes, Iíve made it!!
Iíve reached a height of spirituality and have checked into reality
No longer will I let you or any snake seep your venom in to me
Iíve made it and Iím not turning back
And without any delay, Iíll keep moving forward and pressing on
Striving for more spiritual and experimental education, begging for just a taste
Cause I learned a long time ago that my mind and my soul are terrible things to waste

 
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