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"Mainstream" ... A Poem written by Big Virge 22/9/2014

So Is It ... " Your Dream " ...
To Become MAINSTREAM ... ?!?
 
I CANNOT Lie ...
Sometimes My Mind ...
Has Been Inclined ...
To Visualise A Time Where I ...
 
Could Be ... " THAT GUY " ... !?!
 
That People LOVED ...
Like ... “ WARM Sunshine “ ... !!!
 
But Recognised That DARKNESS Rides ...  
With Getting A Slice of The DEVILS' Pie ... !!!!
 
Because MANY It Seems ...
Now Seem To BELIEVE ...
 
That ILLUMINATED Teams ....
Run MAINSTREAM Scenes ...
 
“ Know what I mean !?! “
 
So If That’s .... “ True “ ... ???
Mainstreamers Move ...
With ... “ SHADY Dudes “ ...
And Females TOO ... !!!!!!!
 
“ Mainstream for two ? “
 
“ Nah dude, just you !
I think I’ll cool, and do my do,  
for the heads who choose,  
to listen to men who deal in sense,  
instead of those who present,
big hype and pretence,  
for dollars and cents  
from, Corporate Heads “

 
You Can See It In Sports ...  
I’ve Competed With Guys ...
Who’ve Received AWARDS ... !!!
 
Been In NATIONAL Sides ... !!!
And Watched And Thought ...
 
“How are they mainstream,
when they’re clearly weak,
and aren’t better than me !?!“

 
But Then WAKE UP ...
From My Daydreams ... !!!!!
 
But ... RECOGNISE ...
That To Join The TOP FLIGHT ...
 
Some Athletes Find ....
That They Have To Compromise ...

But That’s Alright ...  
The MAINSTREAM Can Bring STRESS ...
And CAN ... DEPRESS ... !!!!!
 
Some Mainstream Heads ....
Have Met With DEATH ...
Because of Their DESIRE ...
For The Mainstream To ...  
......... “ HIRE “ .........
 
Their EGOS For SHOW ...
And YES ... BRAVADO ... !!!

 
Because They LOVED Being KNOWN ...
Wherever They’d Go ... !!!
 
Mainstream For Me ... NO ... !!!
 
But I Want Some DOUGH ... !!!
From Their Pots of Gold ...
 
Cos' TOO MANY Ho’s ... !!!
Have Got The HIGH Roll ...
For ... SELLING THEIR SOUL ... !!!!!
 
It’s Time For TRUTH SAYERS ...
To Get ... MAINSTREAM Paper ... !!!
 
And Start To Turn Heads ...
In Their RIGHTEOUS Benz’ ... !!!!!

 
Cos’ NO Rubbing Shoulders ...
Or BENDING Like Folders ... !!!!!
 
Because WE ARE Soldiers ...
Whose Wordplay Is BOLDER ... !!!!!
Than ... Twerking For JERKS ... !!!

Cos' We DIRTY Their Shirts ...
With Our Written Works ... !!!!!

 
And When We ... “ PERFORM “ ...  
We’re ... BEYOND The Norm ... !!!
 
We ARE Something MORE ... !!!!!!!!
Than MAINSTREAM TYPE Whores ...

 
So Let Me Make CLEAR ...
MAINSTREAMERS Adhere ...
To ... "CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS" ...
 
To Get Their POSITION ...
In The MASSES VISION ... !!!!!
But Like ... “ Q-Tip said “ ...
 
“I ain’t messing with them
til’ I cop a deal,
that gives me exposure,
and spotlight to steal !“

 
So That I CAN EAT ... !!!
BEYOND Where They Be ... !!!
 
Because NOW The Streets ...
Would ... RECOGNISE Me ... !!!!!
 
“ Big Virge In CONVERTS ? “
 
“Maybe a ... Bentley !?! “
 
See THAT’s How Worms Turn... !!!
LUSTING ... “ LUXURIES “ ...
LEADING To GREED ... !!!!!!
And EGO FILLED Deeds ..... !!!!!
To Get ... BIG MONEY ...
And FORSAKE Artistry ... !!!!!
 
I Just Want A Piece ...
To Live ... Comfortably ...
 
And Write What I See ...
Debt FREE ... HAPPILY ... !!!!!
 
A Couple of MILL’ ...
Should Do Me NICELY ... !!!
 
Then I Could Just Chill ...
And Build ... LEGACIES ...
of ... Poetic ART ....  
That Touched MANY HEARTS ...
From NEAR To AFAR ..........................
 
Because I STAYED SHARP ... !!!
And Just Took A Small Part ...
 
So That I Could SEE ...
A Part of The Scene ...
 
That Is DEEMED As ...
 
... “ Mainstream “ ...
BigVirge
Written by BigVirge (Big Virge)
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It all looks great, however, one has to wonder just how great it REALLY IS ... ???
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