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lyrics

SPEAK DEEP

Verse 1
I'm ready to dive
into the desolate places
the dark and deserted
most vacant of spaces
when I as an emcee
speak I seek changes
why, cause I've seen
some scenes obscene tainted
for CEO payment
no better than a rapist
human rights choked
with literal enslavement
the system is sacred
to these greedy takers
they're sainted by Satan
stained but stay famous
their lies have nine lives
but I've got nine knives
and I'm ready to strike
with my wise rhyme lines
I won't be bought
I despise thy brides
strong with my will
like a rhino's spine
I'll use my voice
like a beacon to shine
persist till the time
when they cease their crime
you claim you didn't know
well, perceive your sign
eradicate your ignorance
and grieve your find



Hook
I try
to speak
deep but
see we
have mis -
communication
so I go back
to what I was saying
I try
to speak
deep but
see we
have mis-
communication
so I go back
to what I was saying

Verse 2
I'm a scholar and philosopher
writer and I rock the verbs
honest with my moniker
this beat, I'm on it, murked
me? a ponderer
and destiny, I'm on to her
matter fact, fond of her
sideways hollow smirk
sometimes wollower
but never been a follower
even when I'm in the dirt
or soaking in a pond of hurt
money-oh you got a purse?
how much is a Honda worth?
less than my life
so I write like I'm bout to burst
ignite with insight
in flight when I'm on the verse
that's right my stripes
and slices with honor earned
tempted to fight
through the mic but I done returned
Wisco, I'm from
like that cat called Bon Iver
or Bon Iver
got my lonely stare
on the phony stairs
to the throne we bear
just lowly here
with the gold we wear
and it's fully rare
that we know we care
but I boldly dare
to go grow peace there
as the homies stare
like “don't be scared”
till they wake up tied
with a rope to chair
and a glowing flare
cause they owe their share


Verse 3
all around the world I look
another new perspective
amazing that humanity
can form this great collective
if we would just stop and
take in each other's lessons
cause we all are similar
looking like our reflections
I dream of a day
when peace defeats the skeptics
dawn does break
and the armies have slept in
every baby loved
has some arms to rest in
and profit sits back
while love we all invest in

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from Liquid Reflections, released August 7, 2012

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