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The general, socio-political and very personal rantings and ravings of a hip hop head from the hood hustling for change... Of himself.

You all know me and are aware that I am unable to remain silent. At times to be silent is to lie. For silence can be interpreted as acquiescence.
—Miguel de Unamuno


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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Texas Toast Tuesday

So I woke up this morning and I was still in Texas.

Damn. I actually moved here. What the hell just happened? This time last week I was in Chicago freezing my ass off, contemplating my next move. Boy that happened quickly.

I still have the desire to be other places. I know in my heart that Texas is where I need to be now. You know, plant a seed or two and see if any other place'll take me. I still desire to be in Georgia, but there is a lot going on right here... In my mind. That whole editing phase looks like it'll take place right here in the lone star state. For a second I was tired of writing and searching for the right copy edit service, and then I pulled all of my stuff out to give it a once over.

Damn. I like writing.

Funny, I haven't been inspired to write new stuff as of late (meaning December thru February) and the new stuff that's been on my mind has a new slant, a new twist to it. I'm not ready to expose any of that stuff right now but I do have a piece I can share:


I now see you from the corners of my eyes
You exist in the shadows, lurking out of sight
I know you're there
You affect my thought on many occasions
your influence invokes change from within
I want to hate you for that but I cannot
Instead I amplify my abstract thought
embellish emotional senses of well being
or lack thereof
I admonish the blah and embrace my ultra creative
Releasing additional epithets of empathy for the boring
Tweaking more twists in my mind
I play with snippets of brainwaves to tease you
Hoping you would come out to rejoin the cognitive
and once again you'll be my muse
But you hide from me and I cannot accept that
Quit playing and bring that ass out...
Daddy needs to write more checks
2007 HassanOlumorotiNtimbanjayo
I just made that up... Whatever. I hope this thing still works.

6 comments:

T. S. Snowden said...

Niiiiicccceeeeee....

Aly Cat 121 said...

Texas is good. My mommy's side of the family is from there and still there (minus her). "deep in the heeeeaart of texas" LOL.

deepnthought said...

nice piece.

Anonymous said...

I really admire (envy) your ability to just get up and go. That kind of freedom is something to be treasured.

LadyLee said...

I like, I like!!

and i like the fact that you are feeling Texas, and that you are feeling good about writing.

Luke Cage said...

Man, always impressed with your linguistics my brotha. A pleasure to read some fly ass scribes everytime I visit here. Nicely done as always...