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Bookie! (Bookie is a derogatory word & is meant to be taken offensive!)

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Bookie! (Bookie is a derogatory word & is meant to be taken offensive!)

Note: Any one can be a Bookie, regardless of age, sex, or race!

With no regards for my life, or anything else.
I'm usually doing something silly 
to make me feel good about my self.
A negative person, with nothing good to say or do.
My calamity just doesn't affect me,
but the others I come in contact with too!
I love who I am & don't wanna do better.
I despise progress,
I'm the epitome of a true Nigga!
Yeah, I said Nigga, N.I.G.G.A.,
Never Interested in Getting Goals Accomplish,
is what my cousin use to say.
But forget him, i'ma sell me some dope
until I come up!
& after a decade in the game, I just blame my misfortune
on bad luck.
They say life doesn't owe you nothing,
but that law of logic doesn't apply to me.
I'm content with a fine freak, a thousand dollars, 
& a dime sack of weed!
But, every year I be wondering why am I in jail?
Consciously realizing I created this tiresome & infinite
Hell on earth, & it seems like a unreal Jason
& you can talk about me all you want, 
cuz I really don't care!
Cuz, I feel life owe me something,
& I want mines plus with a extra cookie.
If you can't tell by this poem:
I'm just a stupid & pitiful nigga name Bookie!

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  1. Date: 8/21/2008 7:15:00 PM
    these people will not, how they say relate to this even the ones who are or once was in the same boat, to much to loose with on line peers. great and real poem.