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I know some will dismiss this As nonsensical chatter Call it philosophical blabber Think of it as mind over matter Ask questions and trash the answers Because they, quote unquote Challenge the status quo It’s insane but I get it I see life in its totality See, I have an eye for quality I see the larger in the microscopic But sir, you’re running off topic Your thoughts are clattered And your responses are scattered Stick to what you’ve mastered Take a time, gather together The fragments of matters that matter Or risk becoming intellectually stagnant I present a challenge to the status quo My talk ousters popular prejudice I challenge responses to clichés and quotes My thought pushes the envelopes Of commonly accepted notions Upsets notations and connotations And focuses on promotion I’m no prophet but I promise This message will bring some profit May the reader understand I’m not trying to frustrate or flatter I’m not trying to understate I’m trying to highlight some items that matter But, if you ask, it doesn’t matter Accept or reject, I will not be bothered I’ve been rejected before, slaughtered On the altar of convenience Offered to the highest bidder Priced according to physical relevance Since my record was insignificant I was given away for free Treated like the ultimate freak Because from a purely human point of view I was nothing, not worth a moment’s review A wall marked with obscenities and graffiti A scrub, strutting, fronting like I was something When I was nothing, Residue from a mafia-type system Until my debt was paid and personal status Updated from non-valid to valid From worthless to earnest And thanks To the cry that broke through the sky And vanished my crime and gave me a sign It was the stitch in time that saved nine And now my soul Bears true signs of the stigmata

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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