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If you give in, they win:

There ain't no one in the world who can decide your limit,
Cause if you're playing this game, then you're playin' to win it.

I don't believe in the words of the hopeless and dry;
These wings are born full of freedom and they're achin' to fly.

I don't care if the world gives me scars on my back,
Cause I will wear them with pride over a suit that is black.

I am the heaven and the hell and I'll make you believe it;
I am an angel and a demon and I swear that you'll feel it.

Cause I ain't never gonna give in - never say die.
Until the moment that I am ash I will always have tried.

Until the very last minute, when the skies are grey,
You see it raining black lightning but I'll never go astray.

Because the path is before me; it's laden with dirt,
But I will trudge across the mud to the heart of the earth.

I am the core of what makes you; the drill that'll breakthrough,
So follow if you feel me cause I'm comin' right at you.

Your attitudes are made from a bottle of courage,
But when you're slapped in the face - Man the failure discourage.
But you will know it's the truth, When I point it right at you:
That failure is a step for the glory that is due;
Never break your form and never stop till you die-
If you breathe your last breath, then you should do it while you try!


I am the core of everything that you know that has made you;
I am the drill, of all the hope that'll break through!
So follow if you feel it cause I do and I dare,
I ain't afraid, never fear, any burden I bear.

- C-Dragon ft. Moolah Khalid, 22nd April 2013
Hello everyone ^^ Tonight I've got quite a lovely piece from the Captain. Normally I interpret his thoughts about it, but tonight I think I'll quote directly (I transcribed his asian gangsta accent too x3):

"You know e'rybody thinks that shit is gonna be easy. I know it's not. You always gonna find somethin' that's gonna get in your way and tear you apart. However, you gotta understand that these are the things that give the change we need to become somethin' more.

Khalid and I were rejected from almost all the graduate jobs this year, the few remaining will probably end in rejection too. I accept that and next year I'mma up my game. Gonna write more, gonna get out and get more exposure. Gonna learn more about the industry. If I ain't a fit for the game, then I gotta do my best to fit in with the game.

You play, you play to win and THAT'S stuntin'. Success don't come over night, we always growin' and we may lose it sometimes, but on the day we ball; we ball hard!"

Essentially, one shouldn't give up no matter how bad things get and I think this rap exemplifies that. Hope you all enjoy PYON~ (I'm going to stop asking for raises .3.)

-Co-Captain Bunny Hayes

P.S. Captain will be back next week I think, till then please put up with me x3
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I can really here it, and feel it all the same. This is an amazing piece, beautiful. It really struck me as a reader, and I can relate to it, as they say, "When a poet gives the reader his poem, it is then their own." As we can all relate to it in some way of our own, I believe.
This really portrays a lot of voice and emotion and truth, and it is simply impacting and inspirational. It is almost tear-jerking.
-"There ain't no one in the world who can decide your limit,
Cause if you're playing this game, then you're playin' to win it." Just the first line grabs so much of attention to a reader in a way that makes them feel like they are not nothing, but in fact, amazing, just by being who they are. Which is really what makes this such a beautiful piece, by the impact! And the poet has done so well just by doing that in the first line.

And although it would take me a while to go through and completely analyze this piece and try to understand it, I would like to, but cannot due to time. But just one read through has given me a great impact of pleasure and incredible bewilderment.
Absolutely wonderful. Thank you.
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thinkpink99 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So empowering D:
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Izanyah Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist
Aw the feels I get every time I read this.... ;w;
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GilPires Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
Shit that's hot and heavy one of the greats thing I've read ever!!
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fightersharp Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I thought this was Amazingly Beautiful. I can hear an Old Asian Man (I know he's probably not Old X3) Just... Saying it. As if he's right beside me. This Poem really Struck me, and i fucking love it. <3
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crysanthemum963 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013
Ooh I love this. Everything flows very well~:heart:
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BellaGBear Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like it a lot. It is very invigorating. Gives me power to push through with my dreams :)

Thank you for writing this :rose:
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XocoWilde Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013   Digital Artist
OAO so awesome. I like it, I love it!
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Egloo8888 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
A very nice piece, makes you try to achieve something, stop complaining and start to actually work. Thanks ^^
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chicharia Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is inspirational! makes me want to get my ball rolling ~ thank you!
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