2Pac Poetry

Liberty Needs Glasses
Excuse me but lady liberty needs glasses
And so does Mrs Justice by her side
Both the broads R blind as bats
Stumbling Thru the system
Justice Bumbed into mutulu and
Trippin' on Geronimo Pratt
But stepped right over Oliver
And his crooked partner Ronnie
Justice stubbed her big toe the invians
Slavery was a learning phase
Forgotten with out a verdict
While Justice is on a rampage
4 endangered Survining Black males
I mean really if anyone really valued life
And cared about the masses
They's take'em both 2 pen optical
And get 2 pair of Glasses

By: Tupac Shakur
In The Event Of My Demise
In the event of my Demise
when my heart can beat no more
I Hope I Die For A Principle
or A Belief that I had Lived 4
I will die Before My Time
Because I feel the shadow's Depth
so much I wanted 2 accomplish
before I reached my Death
I have come 2 grips with the possibility
and wiped the last tear from My eyes
I Loved All who were Positive
In the event of my Demise

By: Tupac Shakur
Ambition Over Adversity
Take one's adversity
Learn from their misfortune
Learn from their pain
Believe in something
Believe in yourself
Turn adversity into ambition
Now blossom into wealth

By: Tupac Shakur
The Rose That Grew From Concrete
Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete?
Proving nature's law is wrong it learned to walk with out having feet.
Funny it seems, but by keeping it's dreams, it learned to breathe fresh air.
Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else ever cared.

By: Tupac Shakur
A Young Heart With An Old Soul
How can there be peace?
How can I be in the depths of solitude
When there are two inside of me?
This duo in me causes the perfect opportunity
To learn and live twice as fast
As those who accept simplicity...

By: Tupac Shakur
When Are Hero Falls My Hero (my mother)
When your hero falls from grace
All Fairy tales R uncovered
Myths exposed and pain magnified
The greatest pain discovered
U Taught me 2 be strong
But I'm confused 2 C U so weak
U Said never 2 give Up
And it hurts 2 C U welcome defeat
When ure Hero falls so do the stars
And so does the perception of tomorrow
Without my hero there is only
Me alone 2 deal with my sorrow
Your heart ceases 2 work
And your soul is not happy at all
What R U expected 2 do
When ure only Hero falls

By: Tupac Shakur
And 2morrow
Today is filled with anger
fueled with hidden hate
scared of being outcast
afraid of common fate
Today is built on tragedies
which no one wants 2 face
nightmares 2 humanities
and morally disgraced
Tonight is filled with rage
violence in the air
children bred with ruthlessness
because no one at home cares
Tonight I lay my head down
but the pressure never stops
knawing at my sanity
content when I am dropped
But 2morrow I c change
a chance 2 build a new
Built on spirit intent of Heart
and ideals
based on truth
and tomorrow I wake with second wind
and strong because of pride
2 know I fought with all my heart 2 keep my
dream alive

By: Tupac Shakur
I Cry
Sometimes when I'm alone I Cry,
Cause I am on my own.
The tears I cry are bitter and warm.
They flow with life but take no form
I Cry because my heart is torn.
I find it difficult to carry on.
If I had an ear to confiding,
I would cry among my treasured friend,
but who do you know that stops that long,
to help another carry on.
The world moves fast and it would rather pass by.
Then to stop and see what makes one cry,
so painful and sad.
And sometimes...
I Cry
and no one cares about why.

By: Tupac Shakur
In The Depths Of Solitude
Eye, Exist in the Depths of Solitude
Pondering my true goal
Trying 2 find peace of mind
And still preserve my soul
Constantly yearning 2 be accepted
And from all receive respect
Never comprising but sometimes risky
And that is my only regret
A young heart with an old soul
How can there be Peace
How can eye be in the depths of Solitude
When there R 2 inside of me
This Duo within me causes
The perfect oppurtunity
2 learn and live twice as fast
As those who accept simplicity

By: Tupac Shakur
Fallen Star
4 Huey P Newton

They could never understand
what u set out 2 do
instead they chose 2
ridicule u
when u got weak
they loved the sight
of your dimming
and flickering starlight
How could they understand
what was so intricate
2 be loved by so many, so
they wanted 2 c your lifeless
this way u could not alter the
of ignorance that they have set
2 make my people forget
what they have done for much
2 long
2 just forget and carry on
I had loved u forever because
of who u r
and now I mourn our fallen star

By: Tupac Shakur
Can You See The Pride In The Panther
Can You See the Pride In the Panther
As he grows in splendor and grace
Topling obstacles placed in the way,
of the progression of his race.
Can You See the Pride In the Panther
as she nurtures her young all alone
The seed must grow regardless
of the fact that it is planted in stone.
Can You See the Pride In the Panthers
as they unify as one.
The flower blooms with brilliance,
and outshines the rays of the sun.

By: Tupac Shakur
U R the omega of my heart
The foundation 4 my conception of Love
When i think of what a Black woman should be
It's U that I first think of
U will never fully understand
How deeply my Heart Feels 4 U
I worry that we'll grow apart
And i'll end up losing u
U bring me 2 climax without sex
and u do it all with regal grace
U R my Heart in Human Form
A Friend I could never replace

By: Tupac Shakur

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