I AM NATE

I AM NATE

That is my name

But the naming of this nappy headed kid turned out to be unfortuNATE

Because a man whose name matches the animal that Jesus rode in on decided to impregNATE a young black woman

She began to halluciNATE about a family and home but he decided to AbominNATE by doing her wrong

Left this poor boy and his brother and mom alieNATEd

So this nappy headed boy grabbed his pen and then the story begins

 

I AM WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Yet i am not a playwright

But I am like Henry The 8th I will explore my world cuz there's a lot to see

And cuz I'm black my only two options are to be or not to be

Im a no named poem like eh let's just call him sonnet three

No romeo and Juliet but I'll wear my gown and cap if you let me

 

I AM JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

I compose rap sheets that are magnificat

I am sheet music with my friends Mozart and Beethoven as my treble and bass clef

I am beauty, with these black and white stripes I look something like a ref

 

I AM F SCOTT FITZGERALD

I come equipped with lyrical clips

And my gun spits poetry

No Leonardo DiCaprio but my Gatsby Great

And on this side of paradise

I only see brothers hustling with a pair a dice

But of course every hustler was wearing ice

In the hood it's jewelry over responsibilities

And I know you feelin me

Cuz we all know somebody barely getting by yet they rocking polo, trues, and Levis

 

I AM MICHAEL JORDAN

But I don't have 6 rings and I don't play games

I am the Greatest of all time, don't compare me to king James

I sit back and laugh and make cash endorsing shoes

Sell em for 600 and peoples mind is what they lose

They choose to spend it just to stunt like a stuntman

And it's all fun and games till you get jumped man for yo jumpmans

 

I AM REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

I advocate my black men to overcome this generation’s test

But we are starting to get lost so lemme take a text

My sermons and speeches are not on mounts but are in front of a mic and a crowd

Hoping that I am allowed to have a dream that i scream aloud

about how we got out of slavery but brothers controlled by chains and whips, sound like slaves to me

 

I AM LANGSTON HUGHES

A black man living with the weary blues

And I too am America I embody the Harlem Renaissance

Its still living no matter what you heard

I dream the American dream but that's a dream deferred cuz I'm the darker brother

I AM Biggie, KDott, J Cole, TuPac and Nas

I spit truth as an artist like jean Michael basquiat

I get around to the fact that the sky is the limit for me, if I keep on pressing on

The world is mine, I am God's son

And when the lights shut off, and it's my turn to settle down, my main concern is that you will sing about me

Cuz my tale of two cities occurs in the land of the snakes and

I AM a born sinner but I will be known

 

I AM NATE

I will not be subjugated by my name

I will domiNATE these poems and elimiNATE anyone stopping me from greatness

ExtermiNATE cuz anyone who hates is a bug

I will not procrastiNATE I will blow up like bombs I detoNATE

I'm trying to illumiNATE my name because my name IS fortuNATE

About poetry I am passioNATE

 

I AM an artist

An artist doesn't always use paint but pain

An artist makes projects to enlighten your brain

And open up your mind to their point of view.

There's an artist in me and an artist in you

I am the artist

Even though I am composed of a bunch of different motives and pros who inspire me, I am one

Art is different but it's one in the same

 

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