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mad graffiti

 

 

E. R. Smith, 2018

Throwed up the sour crux of the matter

Call me vandal, huh? Where’s your plan for me?

Infrastructure F–Ked up since my pop’s feet pattered

Demographics show me last on the list….maybe, we’ll see..

 

This battered wall, reminds of  vivid existence

Slapped woke, retaliating for unprovoked focused pain

This passive palette, path of least resistance

Styling a marching movement, more than for ihe slain

 

World  peep gifts possible in all!  Nourish satiate the multitudes

Burning bombs on the wall bleed, crimes of exclusion

Artists fists lash out; violent pigments glow, unchecked attitudes

Opportunities for the red blood born,  won’t suffer occlusion

 

 

 

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Graffiti Speaking

© 2017 E.R. Smith All Rights Reserved

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LiZ a piece drawn for me years ago by my brother artist Joseph Rodriguez.

“Graffiti Speaking”

Paint in the hands of poverty

sprays  loose on the demographic

“I’ll show you what I know!”

Palette pushes against an unseen power

that neglects, rejects, scorns youth

“I’ll show you what I can do, anyway!”

Silenced by a lack of opportunity, emotions frame perception

assaults a wall in distress, mixing media’s imagination

“I’ll show you something you can’t  ignore!”

Shower on vibrant images of experiences, bold, defiant

tapping  the conscience of the viewer

“This is where and how we live!”

Metropolitan whiz kids graffiti as mutiny

the power of the pen telling tales well into millennium

“Hey, world are you listening?”

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