by Applejacque

is right and exact to the fact 
that it's free, baby 
free of all 
or obscurity 
it's MOSt 
I wont beat around the bush 
I'll go straight to the Kush-ites 
From the beginning of the diaspora 
into the passages, singing old negro spirituals 
When the sweet chariot swings low and waiting 
for us to recognize the power to do what we ought 
We must be the Def 
that makes our message heard 
and open the minds of those 
who THOUGHT they heard it, but the words fell on 
DEaF ears 
because they weren't listening with 
their heart 
their mind 
body and soul-for-real, because they fear 
that they might actually 
LIKE it 
Death and life are in the power of the tongue 
Def is the life-force surging power TO the tongue 
Now, don't be so intellectual 
that you can't understand the meaning of 

DEFinition by Applejacque

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