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Tupac Used To Rap For Me

Tupac Used To Rap For Me

A Poem by The Elusive Mr Dunne

Tupac Used To Rap For Me

"Tupac Used To Rap For Me"

I took to black culture, cause there was no dad for me/
Everyday he got more colder, Tupac used to rap for me
Had me feeling like a soldierrr, was something I could be/
I used to pray to Jehovah, hoping he'd get back to me
My family hate me bad, I think they have it in for me/
Yet I'm very good at rap, so I don't need your sympathy
I'm supposed to be a dad, but my child I do not see/
I reach for a pen & pad, so I can smile through the misery
Thinking what they did to me, & what they did was wrong/
They had me sent to prison, for the lyrics in my songs
I never had a daddy, and I never had a mum/
I've never had a home, nor a place that I belong
Plagued by my demons, I had no strength to carry on/
Until that fateful night, when I first heard that Tupac song
Now when I write it's like, I'm writing with his ghost/
And who I am to deny, when it's him I rate the most.

Copyright 2017 The Elusive Mr Dunne (All rights reserved)

© 2022 The Elusive Mr Dunne


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I consider tupac and his poems among the greats one of my heavier inspirations. This flies off the screen as I read it with a melody that although not present is entirely felt! Bravo friend friend bravo

Posted 4 Days Ago


This needs music to fit the mood of the piece, which is quite good, the melodic tone enhances
the frustration exuded by the poem...
j.

Posted 1 Week Ago


Tupac's words also had a great affect on me growing up. He spoke a lot about life and relationships. This poem does that as well.

Posted 1 Week Ago


I’d be lying if I were to say there shouldn’t be a track for this-

Posted 1 Week Ago



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Added on January 7, 2022
Last Updated on January 7, 2022
Tags: 2pac, childhood, memories, dreams, Rap, hiphop, writing, poetry, Poems, verse

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The Elusive Mr Dunne
The Elusive Mr Dunne

London, South East, United Kingdom



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Some of you will remember my original account & the controversy my poetry caused on here back in 2012... 'WritersCafe.org/MrDunne' The Elusive Mr Dunne (Crown Court Censored Poet) ➡ Jailed.. more..

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