The Devil Made Me Do It Too: Pressing, Personal, Poetic, Purview

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F_ _ _ with people if f_ _ _ you must, but then don't b_ _ _ _ when things go bust. Things you do leave their tracks, lead back to you, and then bite you back ferociously. I'm a Scorpio, an erectile, venomous, ...

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Overview

That's right. Take it all in. Let it sink in deep, as deep as it can possibly go. Relax. Don't be offended. I come highly recommended. Full-bodied righteous indignation with a twist of the times, past and present you can't resist. Comes with some risks, so guzzle or sip.

F_ _ _ with people if f_ _ _ you must, but then don't b_ _ _ _ when things go bust. Things you do leave their tracks, lead back to you, and then bite you back ferociously. I'm a Scorpio, an erectile, venomous, crazy eight star child who up to now shunned the limelight but was forced out of the shadows by a man-sized dirty job worthy of Hercules, who though a fine myth, was unavailable so I had to step up like a "real" man and get the job done.
Waste deep in a s_ _ _storm of deceit, betrayal, drugs, rap music, porn's deviant sex, scandal, greed, envy, anger, revenge, madness, corruption, and incarceration, I had to wade through some midlife crisis mess I wouldn't wish on anyone. But by the grace of God, I've gotten a handle on it and have not let go of His hand. After writing The Devil Made Me Do It Too, can I expunge the painful past and with a clean slate and conscience embrace the present and enjoy the future? I'm still a work in progress and plan or hope to come to an artful end worthy of my Father. Things you do leave their tracks, lead back to you, and then bite you back ferociously. Better keep my eyes open, tail up poised at the ready with a venomous sting, and God by my side. He's the only one I trust.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781463411671
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 9/13/2011
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.97 (d)

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The Devil Made Me Do It Too

Pressing, Personal, Poetic Purview
By Donald T. Williams

AuthorHouse

Copyright © 2011 Donald T. Williams
All right reserved.

ISBN: 978-1-4634-1167-1


Chapter One

THIS IS
By Donald T. Williams



This is my story
And what went wrong
I take the blame
With me, it belongs

This is my story
And what went wrong
Beg for forgiveness
And strength to move on

I can do well
I can do poorly
Somehow therein,
Both times I've had surely

Savings
And
Squander
I have known

Eagles
Have landed
Nest eggs
Have flown

I once knew love
I now know alone
From my goodness and sins
I've learned and grown

That's not to say
Doing wrong is good,
But one learns from mistakes
As it is

The hard lessons teach well
As they should

What lies beyond the earthen, clay vessel?
God only knows
Stands me transformed by the potter
For all to behold


USEFUL USE
By Donald T. Williams


You may feel betrayed?
You may be dismayed?
How can a man who prays
Use profanity this way?

You may feel disgust
Ask,
"Who can you trust?"
Know that it's only God
Owner of mercy and of the rod

As Grey Spectre,
I do as I'm told
Holy Spirit told me so;
It's a "GO!"
Don't hold back your tongue
HGS songs must be sung

Sung in a way
Both sides understand
I am for God Almighty,
Holy Spirit most grand

Jesus, God's Son,
Is our Shepherd
We, mere mortal men,
Are His sheep
God
Has given His Word
God
Vows to keep

White sheep or black
And all in between

Will come to know
Understand
What God means

What cuts mustard
What God despises
Listen to these poems
As Grey Spectre desires,

Without compromise,
To convey to you
All of what God has said
Is true
Repent now
Before you are through

You may feel angry
You may agree
Or
Disagree
That I have professed God,
And, or, but
That I have professed falsely

Grey Spectre's
Just a tool
In an infinite box
Grey Spectre's
A cute rabbit
Grey Spectre's
A sly fox

Grey Spectre's
A bitten tongue
Poked in a busted cheek
Grey Spectre's
A raging river
Grey Spectre's
A dried up creek

Vague,
Oxymoronic rogue,
Cloudy,
Mystery man of defaced deceit,
Supernatural,
Subliminal wannabe,
Misguided, misty vapors
Of pompous conceit

Similes and metaphors
Make a fine figurative fix
Like a slow boat to China
Masquerades
As a ride down the River Stix

Sure as night
Gives way to day
Grey Spectre may trick
Or play charades

Please stick with the text
That is most agreeable to you
Grey Spectre reaches out to all
Doing as told to do

I'm merely a mortal man;
Grey Spectre's a portal, man
Playthings
Of and for God
We
Seek His approval,
An affirmative nod

Methods diverse,
Means to an end
Implicit
And
Explicit
As a porn diva's behind,
I do as I'm told

Making useful use
Of biding my time

You may feel betrayed?
You may be dismayed?
How can a man who prays
Use profanity this way?

You may feel disgust,
Ask
"Who can you trust?"
Know that it's only God,
Owner of mercy and of the rod

Voiceless pantomime's screams beseech,
"Holy Father you must reach!"
Deafened ears crammed to the max
With the Devil's lies and crap
Trapped between the temples
That God holds dear
Excavate
That they may hear

By any means necessary
Means you care
Grey Spectre's voice
Is clear,
A breath
Of funky fresh,
Unfiltered
Air

You may feel betrayed?
You may be dismayed?
How can a man who prays
Use profanity this way?

You may feel disgust?
Ask,
"Who can you trust?"

Know that it's only God,
Owner of mercy and of the rod

Grey Spectre
And
I
Do as told
Holy Spirit sanctioned
So,
It's a "Go!"
Take them up,
Down,
Through,
And
Around!
Don't hold back your tongue
HGS songs
Must be sung

Sung in a way
Both sides understand
I am for God Almighty,
Holy Spirit,
Most Grand


I DESPISE
By Donald T. Williams


I despise
The Father of Lies
Who constantly
Tries to get inside

To get inside
My mind and heart
To convince me
From God depart

Doubt the Father
And myself
Risk my spirit
Risk my health

Risk my soul
For all eternity
If the serpent
Plants the seed

I despise
The wicked ways
I pity
Those who disobey

I was one
Of them before
Now I try
To sin no more

Imperfect man
As could ever be,
Yet,

Sin has no zest,
Appeal for me

Transformation
In correct effect
Trinity
I give thrice respect

Cast aside
The wicked ways
Give my God
Relentless praise

In God's Armor
I am cloaked
Speak to me
The Devil chokes

I despise
The Father of Lies
I despise
The tricks he tries

I despise
The serpent's tongue
Songs that hiss
Should not be sung

Yet, I may be
Guilty of this
Not as holy
As I wish

Holy Spirit
Told me so?
Did the Devil
Have a role?

Grey Spectre says,
"Please ponder this.
Arrows may hit

Arrows may miss
Lips may lie
Lips may kiss
Double duty
For this
Double duty
For that
Double duty
For tit
Double duty
For tat

White and black
Mix up as grey
Dual edge sword
In words I say

Lies
Therein
The truest truth
As with God
Therein
Lies
Proof"

Get the point?
Did Jesus bleed?
Will you now give in?
Will you now concede?

That all I say
Has relevance to you
That God is great,
That Jesus is due?

I despise
The wicked ways
Pity those
Those who disobey

Imperfect man
As could ever be
Yet,
Sin has no zest,
Appeal for me

Transformation
In correct effect
Trinity
I give thrice respect

Cast aside
The wicked ways
Give my God
Relentless praise


TRUFICTION
By Donald T. Williams


Is this truth?
Is this fiction?
Witless babble
Born of addiction?

Born of physical illness
And mental disease,
Born of abuse
Or of attention's need?

Call it
Vengeance,
A need to kick ass
Call it
Anal retention
Or constipation that won't pass

Call it
A colonoscopy
Call it
Beano proof gas
Call it
An enema
For an _________ ass

Sweet truth
As I know it
Or
Imaginative,
Creative,
Pretense
Impaired of mind?

Either way,
I,
As the wind,
Ring chimes

Either way,
I,
As the hurricane's eye,
See beyond seas
To ghostly write of crimes

Crimes
Against nature
Crimes
Against man
Mystery meat
Examined
Once dropped out of the can

How can you
Compete with this?
Take the truth
To twist your wrists

Into complete submission
You must fall
Such is the case
When Grey Spectre calls

Calls you
On your evil ways
Calls to say
Crime doesn't pay

Misty, Grey Spectre
Rides the breeze
Makes you crumble,
Humbly to your knees

Is this truth?
Is this fiction?

Witless babble
Born of addiction?

Born of physical illness
And mental disease,
Born of abuse
Or of attention's need?

Sweet truth
As I know it
Or
Imaginative,
Creative,
Pretense
Impaired of mind?

Either way,
I,
As the wind,
Ring chimes

Either way,
I,
As the hurricane's eye,
See beyond the seas
To ghostly write of crimes

Crimes
Against nature
Crimes
Against man
Mystery meat
Examined
Once dropped out of the can

"Trufiction"
Could be the word
Explanation
Of what your mind has heard

Take as truth
Or
As grain of salt
Either way
These crimes shall halt

Sooner
Or
Later
A price to be paid
Mark my words
And count your days

How can you
Compete with this?
Take the truth
To twist your wrists

Make you squirm
I must insist
How you've gone
And gotten me pissed!

Grey Spectre's mind
Permeates the breeze
Goes where there's want
Goes where there's need

How can you
Compete with this?
Tame the wind
Or tame the mist?

Either way
I,
As the wind,
Ring chimes

Either way
Grey Spectre
And
I
Expose crimes

How can you
Compete with this mind twister?
Dropped your cards
At Absolute Blister


THIS IS WHO I AM
By Donald T. Williams


I'm the living,
Urban legend
Unknown poet
Who keeps them guessing

Only the "In Crowd" underground
Have ever heard of me
They know my lyrics
And personal history

Nosey,
Stealing motherfuckers
Down low freaks,
Male cocksuckers

Rappers, hustlers, pimps
And
Wangsters with a "G"
All up in my business
Cause: Their envy

But,
I'll have the final word,
Spitfire the final song,
Have some fat bitch
Sing along in a thong
But,
It won't be my swan song

This is who I am
Donald T. Williams
Chilly D. Williams
Aka Donnie C, Son of Tom and Ann

An extraordinary guy
Trying to live an ordinary life
Earth bound star
With a luminous, inner light

This is who I am
Man child of the Promised Land
Always doing more than enough
But not as much as he can

Son of a King
Noble of birth
Heir to seeds and spoils
Of his God's Earth

Most men nightmares
Most women's dream
Quiet noise
And silent scream

Yes,
I'm one sick puppy
To say the least
Can't control me
I'm best unleashed

Heard them call me D Boy,
Street Runner, and the like
Hauling ass on 95
Gunning up and down the East Coast Turnpike

What's this 'bout me hauling drugs?
Niggers know I don't do that
Ain't nobody's fool or mule,
And that's a fact

Yes,
I've blown some bucks
How many bottles of beer or booze
Have you sucked?

Suck on a bottle,
Pull on a cigar, cigarette, or a joint
All are addictions
So, what's your point?

Scorch a pipe
Or powder your nose
Take a trip
Let your mind go

Yes,
I've flicked my fair share of Bics
There's much truth in that,
But "we" can all get clean;
Ask Him;
God can help you with that


I E D
By Donald T. Williams


I never rehearse
What I say
When it comes,
It comes that way

Like a horse
With an unbridled mouth
I run Mustang free
Without a mount

Strong
As ever and footloose
Tongue's a muzzle
If I choose

So don't try
To muzzle me
Cut you down
If cutting is what you need

I'm an I E D
On
Each side and middle of the road
Crossing me
Can take a really serious toll

I'm an I E D
Remotely controlled
I'm an I E D
Ready and primed to explode

Tripwire
Poised before your path

Tread on me
And that's your ass

Triquetrous, double-edged claymores
Box you in on three sides
Better back out tail between,
Better run and hide

Pull the trigger
Pull the wire
Find yourself
Under heavy fire

Verbal barrage
Like a Pistol Pete
Best to run
Best to retreat

Think about what you have done
Beg to see another sun
Otherwise, accept your fate
Equal measure, hate for hate

Improvised explosive device
Donnie C's nasty and cold as ice
Bringing the heat underneath your feet
Bringing you death beneath your seat

Raise the white flag,
And I'll end this war,
Or I'll continue to slay
And never get bored

Grey Spectre's a ghost
With an awesome will
Grey Spectre's a spirit
That you can't kill

Donnie C's a persona
Five decades old

Telling a story
In truth and bold

If you have a problem
With what I say,
Shout "Oh, nigger, please behave!"
If you wish for me the grave

There's no way
I plan or plant to do that
On my words,
I do stand pat

I never rehearse
What I say
When it comes,
It comes that way

I'm an I E D
Remotely controlled
I'm an I E D
Ready and primed to explode
I
Am
An
Inspirational
Educational
Device
Designed for you
To disarm and decode

Learn Life and English Lessons
Live by Grey Spectre's Motto:
____ ___ ___ _______
____ ____ ___ ____ ___ _____


DONNIE C's SHOES
By Donald T. Williams


I'm the nigga
Donnie C picked
To fill his shoes

Inside niggas know
Donnie C don't rap
He's more into rhythm and blues

Play some old school doo wop
Donnie C's
Good to go

Play some White boys hard rock
Donnie C
Will explode

Play some Jimi Hendrix for him
Donnie C's
A big fan

As far as Donnie C's concerned
Jimi Hendrix was and still is
The Man

Guitar riffs from him
And major White boy hits
Always had his ear

Roaring down some open highway
Or old country road
Donnie C's cranking, shifting mad "air" gears

Nothing he likes more
Than fast cars
And dope sound

Donnie C's
Got a baker's dozen tickets
For the way he throws down

Donnie C's
Like James Caan
In that movie Thief

Ill legit hustler
Changing cars like shoes
For every day of the week

I'm the nigga
Donnie C picked
To spitfire his songs

I'm the nigga
Donnie C picked
To deal with the crowds and the throngs

Donnie C's so hot
So many irons in the fire
Nigga had to farm out work to the best guns for hire

Gave you all the low
Inside edition scoop
You're gonna get

Just cause Donnie C called on me,
And I responded with respect and correct
Doesn't mean I'm the teacher's pet

Believe me home boys
And home girls
That ain't such a bad thing

Being teachers' pets
Just means
You really want graduation rings

School bell has rung
School is so cool
Button up, listen, respect one another, and obey the rules

Donnie C's words
Can be rapped
You might want to sing

Recite
As The Spoken Word
As when poets do their thing

Donnie C's
The urban legend
That most folks don't know

Hear me rap about him,
Legend in his own mine for all time,
Doesn't want to star bright, spotlight in his show

Nigga's got me as if a font, fronting and flowing
Like a fountain pen, man
Spitting rhymes in a way Donnie My Boy's urban legend keeps
growing

Will Smith,
I am Legend,
I'm sure you all know

Donnie C's a big fan
And Will Smith
He don't personally know

One of Donnie C's best friends,
Roosevelt,
Lives in Philly

So, it's like some sick,
Six degrees of Kevin Krisp Bacon shit
If Donnie C says so

As sure as
The sun also rises
And genuine stars fill the sky

Donnie C's
Light will shine
In the sweet by and by

Donnie C,
The so called "Pprophett 4 Pprofitt
Can but won't drop it or stop it"

Donnie C,
"The PProphett 4 PProfitt"
Will be an urban legend in everyone's eyes


DONNIE MY BOY
By Donald T. Williams


Donnie My Boy
Can write some shit
Each one penned
Is a bona fide hit

Donnie My Boy
Now, he don't spit
But most rappers
Love his shit

John Wayne's Rooster Cockburn
Has True Grit
The straight shooting Shootist
Drew fast and hit

Cut from the same tough cloth
Off the block came the chip
Donnie My Boy got more hits
Than you suckers can lick

Took a long time for Donnie C
To come around
Took a long time for Donnie C
To come down

Always knew there wasn't ass
That he could not kick
Always knew there ain't a drug
That he can't lick

Donnie C lost a lot of time
Hurting inside
Always had a anger
That was real hard to hide

Self medication let him
Numb it that way,
But a life on drugs
Is going to cause some decay

Yet, Donnie My Boy
Could always write some shit
Put a pen to paper
And he don't know how to quit

Time to rock the world
With some creative wit hits
Some are nice and decent
Some came straight out of the pit,

But Donnie My Boy
Can write some shit
Donnie My Boy
Is going to cause some fits

That's Donnie My Boy
Man of style,
Man of wit

Love him?
Hate him?
Take your pick


SELF FULFILLING PROPHECY
By Donald T. Williams


As a young boy,
My mother would often tell me
Something about myself
I somehow already knew
She told me it so often
Her words
I came to believe were true

As a young boy,
My father also had something to say
Heard it from him so often,
I can hear his voice today

Did they say
These things out of meanness,
Were my own parents
Being cruel?

It told me something
About this world
If you hear something long enough,
What you hear,
For you,
May become truth

Self fulfilling prophecy
Is
What the educators say
Fill a child's mind with bullshit
And
That bullshit is here to stay

"You're a thief and a liar
And

On the gallows is how you'll go"
Heard my mommy say it
So,
They're words I've come to know

Once the seed was planted
It grew from me like a black rose
Power of Suggestion
Or
The devilish path I chose?

My father called me stupid,
But
I knew I wasn't a complete dumbass
Or
Lame
Love and tough love
In my house
Built a sound foundation
For my frame

Always
Had a mean streak
If you hit me,
I'm going to hit you back
Never
Been a punk ass
When it comes to courage,
I don't lack

Made myself a promise
And
That's by the gallows
I won't go
Caught between the crosshairs
Is probably the way
But
Only my God knows for sure

As a young boy,
My mother would often tell me

Something about myself
I somehow already knew
She told me it so often
Her words
I came to believe were true

As a young boy,
My father also had something to say
Heard it from him so often,
I can hear his voice today

Did they say
These things out of meanness,
Were my own parents
Being cruel?

It told me something
About this world
If you hear something long enough,
What you hear,
For you,
May become truth

Self fulfilling prophecy
Is
What educators say
Fill a child's mind with bullshit
And
That bullshit is here to stay

Listen up
Dear children
When cruel words
Are said to you

Listen up
To your higher mind,
Tune out the venomous noise
That poison
Has an antidote
Prayers help you avoid

God
Is talking to you
Hear only
The whispers of your heart
Telling you
You're priceless,
Starlight in the dark

Telling you
You're someone
Worthy of His love
That you have within you
The power to rise above

Star high
Above the harsh words
Designed to pull you down
Words designed to rob you
To steal away your crown

(Continues...)



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Table of Contents

Contents

DEDICATION....................ix
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS....................xi
INTRODUCTION....................1
PART ONE ESSENCE AND EXTRACT....................7
PART TWO PRIDE'S PRICE....................89
PART THREE VENUS' FLYTRAP....................105
PART FOUR VERBAL BARRAGE....................146
PART FIVE SEX IN THE SOUTHERN CITY....................197
PART SIX LAWLESS OF THE LAND....................247
PART SEVEN BEG YOUR PARDON? NO EXCUSE....................287
PART EIGHT MUST I STAND ALONE?....................367
PART NINE OLIVE BRANCH....................414
ABOUT THE AUTHOR....................465
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