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New York Rap
Author: Ben Laney

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Lately I keep on falling back
'cause my brain is out of whack
a chemical imbalance has me on a rack
my train of thought has jumped the track
maybe it's just the brain-cells that I lack
could be too much sugar from the sack
or I need to eat a REALLY BIG MAC
or go and chill with my friend, Jack
who lives in Jersey not far from Hackensack
yeah, maybe I should just go pack
throw my clothes all up in a sack
make a whole new plan of attack
become a rapper with a rhyming knack

Take it to New York and not look back
Take it to New York fo'get this shack
Take it to New York make a big stack
Take it to New York and cut no slack
Take it to New York hit like a heart attack!
Take it to New York and not look back!

------- Author's Notes -------

Okay! I am ONLY KIDDING! Maybe I should not have eaten that WHOLE BAG of "M & Ms! Anyway, I will not be leaving for NEW YORK today.......I'm waiting till this week-end! I hope you enjoy my little excursion into RAP!
Thanks***Ben

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrie* (65.136.6.194) -- Thursday, November 13 2003, 01:32 am

Benny La'ney....

so will your name change for high ratings to your label? ....L-Rap, Ben-Roc, B-Loc or Brain-Loc? Ben you are so quazy....ya know how to get another quazy person to smile keep that music and poems rocking..i just love them, your poetry always gets my full attention the 2nd time 'round :)
Ben (67.122.249.168) -- Thursday, November 13 2003, 06:46 am

Terrie*, your smile......

Terrie*, Your smile makes this even more worth while! It is a good feeling to know that you think I'm QUAZY, and that you got some pleasure and entertainment out of this writing! So, ya think I could give them rap boys a run for their money? Ha! Ha! Haaaaaaa! Maybe if I knew what I was doin' I would be even more dangerous than I already am! I want to let you know that I appreciate your words more than you know. I enjoyed your suggestion of names for my "rap" persona, too! Thank you! ***Ben
Leah (66.222.217.200) -- Thursday, November 13 2003, 07:02 am

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I really liked this poem because I luv anything to do w/ new york! Your going there? Have fun and good luck on your trip.....
Ben (67.122.249.168) -- Thursday, November 13 2003, 11:13 pm

Hey Leah! Thank you for....

Hey Leah! Thank you for your comment on New York Rap, I really appreciate it! I truly am glad you liked it, and I know you've got that New York dream. And, no, I'm not going there just yet, I was only kidding ! Ha! Ha! Haaaa! I may go again someday, though, if they pay me enough! Thanks again, I always enjoy your encouraging words! ***Ben
 
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