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Sting of Smokeless Fire

Posted by AC Clayton on April 17, 2014. 0 Comments

Man, have you ever been snaked so maliciously by someone you considered a true friend? Someone you would have went all out for; even to the extent of sacrificing your own life? Well, if you lived the life and played the game, then of course you know exactly what I’m speaking of… you know because you’ve already felt the sting.

Refusing to accept the belief that your crimey, your ace-boon-koon is capable of such treachery. Like the woman who refuses to the bitter end to believe that her very best friend would sleep with her man.

Yeah, ever-present is the nagging question that pervades your sleep…why me? The restricting lumps in your throat reminds you of your vulnerability, your humanity. Closer to Jesus you find yourself, because it has become your cross to bear and no one elses. You feel its burden weighing heavily on your heart, while the gravity of your...

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Adapt or Die

Posted by AC Clayton on April 13, 2014. 0 Comments

Another chapter in this book we call life completed. Another birthday I've witnessed healthy and free. My mission has not changed, only my methods. Technology forces mankind to adapt. The streets are no different. The edge always went to law enforcement, now with cameras and microphones on every corner, mobile heat sensors and night vision, micro chips in money making the paper easy to track, compounded by an infestation of snitches; makes doing business as usual - unusual.

I was smart enough to switch it up, yet so many weren't; they couldn't comprehend the calling for change. To them it was like a form of surrender, a declaration of defeat. Silly niggas stuck in a prison even before the actual one becomes their tombs. Like land mines, you gotta navigate pass the arms sticking out from the grave, you can't save them; they can only pull you in....

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