“K’naan man, Love or fear, choose one.”
Huh! Well, let me ask you something, let me ask everyone actually, sweetie, I didn’t say it, the love...
Yo! What’s the proportion of the Universe’s harmony equal to? “LOVE!”
What’s the voice in us, forcing us to favour truth? “LOVE!”
What’s pain and anguish, strangled, vanish in the face of? “LOVE!”
What’s the missing link, what language do the silent voices sing? “LOVE!”
I wouldn’t ask you if I didn’t admire you so what’s between I and you? “LOVE!”
What’s the ocean breeze, why do men get on their knees? “LOVE”
What’s life without love like fights without cause and rights we strike off?
What’s the deal between the ‘eyes off’ what is it that I can’t hide other than when I cough? “LOVE!”
It’s Love that’s the opposite of greed and hateful things, it’s not symbolized by diamonds but it does revolve like rings, and time marches into the canvases of uncertainty, damaging our predictions and conditions we set like amnesty, I’m hard to hate. And whether I’m gifted with the poetry I spit is a far debate, I’m living a rhyming state and stealing drops of my soooul and the energy I put forth can sink an army wave. Coz that’s love you see, it’s not soft, it’s the hardest thing to attain, its freedom when you’re detained, leave it to me and I’ll explain. Coz it’s dead to me, like ma, mommy and daddy and sister and wifey and pens and pads of random thoughts that borders the same struggle of human truth!
Who’s to say what my words are?
That’s what’s up.
....................................................Spoken Love by K'naan