Sit Down, Relax, Shut-up And Pay Attention
Author: Zach


Sit down, relax, shut up and pay attention.
Pay attention
'cause you just might learn a lesson.
A lesson
is the freedom of expression.
brings a whole lot of depression.
feeling a mess and depressed,
physically, emotionally,
will not give me the ability
to put up with my life
or my everyday activity.
That's why I freestyle,
'cause freestyle makes me smile;
freestyle makes me cool and calm for a while,
so come on and listen
to the words that I've been twistin'
the beats that I've been hittin'
the lyrics that I've been spittin'
-hell no, I ain't quittin'
You can't silence the voice of our time
with rappin' and rhyme
while we hide in our prime,
in our mind,
walkin' that long thin line
of red tape
so they rape
us as a society
though we follow the map
and put up with the crap,
they never bother to see
or acknowledge me.
I can lose my life
at the drop of a dime,
I was force to lose
and live a life of crime,
I'm doing time
outside the prison walls,
in the halls,-
we must walk before we fall,
then we crawl
outside to see the sun,
first we run
then we laugh and play
all day
then we start to sing
home of the brave,
land of the free,
let freedom ring,
...let freedom ring.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Shorty ( -- Friday, October 25 2002, 06:56 pm

this is a good poem.
L Weaver ( -- Thursday, February 13 2003, 03:39 am

Ever thought of writing music? You should-I'd listen to it...
Leah ( -- Saturday, November 8 2003, 05:36 am


you have an awsome talent for free style rappin' keep it up
Maddy ( -- Sunday, November 30 2003, 06:06 pm


You have a awesome talent!!! I love this... Its just so real! Keep up the good work!
Kimber ( -- Monday, January 26 2004, 12:22 am


Too bad u can't come and write songs for my band...
leah ( -- Monday, January 26 2004, 06:06 am

Everyone read this one!

That was awesome I enjoyed reading it! Everyone should read this one!
Meridian ( -- Monday, July 12 2004, 10:38 pm

oh yeah

I'm sitting down, relaxing, shutting up, and paying attention..... You've certainly got mine... When you talk about how many don't acknowledge the talent our generation brings....
You're absolutely right....
Truth in everything you said!
Take care!
Name:                                           Remember Me

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