POEMS WRITTEN BY 2PAC
Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature's law is wrong it learned to walk with out having feet. Funny it seems, but by keeping it's dreams, it learned to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else ever cared. by Tupac Shakur
IN THE EVENT OF MY DEMISE In the event of my Demise
when my heart can beat no more I Hope I Die For A Principle or A Belief that I had Lived 4 I will die Before My Time Because I feel the shadow's Depth so much I wanted 2 accomplish before I reached my Death I have come 2 grips with the possibility and wiped the last tear from My eyes I Loved All who were Positive In the event of my Demise
By Tupac Shakur
(Poem taken from actual writings of Tupac Shakur from
'The Poetry Circle'
in Santa Rosa California 1993-Provided by Leila Steinburg)
4 Huey P Newton
They could never understand what u set out 2 do instead they chose 2 ridicule u when u got weak they loved the sight of your dimming and flickering starlight How could they understand what was so intricate 2 be loved by so many, so intimate they wanted 2 c your lifeless corpse this way u could not alter the course of ignorance that they have set 2 make my people forget what they have done for much 2 long 2 just forget and carry on I had loved u forever because of who u r and now I mourn our fallen star
By Tupac Shakur
Today is filled with anger fueled with hidden hate scared of being outcast afraid of common fate Today is built on tragedies which no one wants 2 face nightmares 2 humanities and morally disgraced Tonight is filled with rage violence in the air children bred with ruthlessness because no one at home cares Tonight I lay my head down but the pressure never stops knawing at my sanity content when I am dropped But 2morrow I c change a chance 2 build a new Built on spirit intent of Heart and ideals based on truth and tomorrow I wake with second wind and strong because of pride 2 know I fought with all my heart 2 keep my dream alive
These poems were taken from an upcoming book
of unreleased poetry written by 2Pac Shakur..
The name of the book is entitled 2Produce And Create
The poems were originally written several years ago
when 2Pac was involved in a writers circle... The participants included his then manager Leila Steinberg, and former rap partner Ray Luv.. During these sessions the participants would pick a topic and write a poem around it...The upcoming book will contain the poems written by 2Pac
His mother Afeni and Leila are putting this book together and the proceeds will go for various community organizations..
For more info on the book.. call Leila at 510-527-6346
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