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My Wise Country Cousin On De “Wink-Wink, Nod-Nod Code”

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by Raymond Nat Turner

If you see’d him shob
Rev. Wright unda de weelz ob de Greyhoun —
Wink-wink- Nod-nod, it jes look lak dat fo’ to
Fool white folk

 

My Wise Country Cousin On De “Wink-Wink, Nod-Nod Code”

by Raymond Nat Turner

De Lawd work in strange wayz, dey say,
But wurdz ob dat ol’ fas mouf, big wurd boy
Lak smoke in de war fo cunsealin’ attakz!

 

08 he say de Candydate communicate
In secret wayz wit Blak folk, only blak
Unnerstan, jes US, nobody elz—not de
Afabet Bull Conurz ob FBI, CIA, DIA,
NSA an All, not de Buffitz, de Gatez,
Pritzkurz, Wepunz makurz, bankurz,
Drug makurz, Inshurenz and otha big
Money peeples dat lak de wisdumb,
‘Cordin’ to what dat ol’ fas mouf, big wurd boy say

He also say de Candydate, an Emoticon
Man dat speak in 21st sintree tungs so dat
Paylen an’ Mckane — de masheen lookin’
Lak Guyco Lizud impersonatin’ Pillz-
Berry doe boy — could not crak de code

He say de Candydate use de “Wink-wink,
Nod-nod Code,” so dat if you see’d him shob
Rev. Wright unda de weelz ob de Greyhoun —
Wink-wink- Nod-nod, it jes look lak dat fo’ to
Fool white folk; if you see’d de Candydate-elec
Park Van “Green Zar” Jones unda dat same bus —
Wink-wink-Nod-nod, it jes look lak dat ta fool
White folk; if you see’d him invite poleeces fo’
Beer to cool Skippy-gate, Wink- Wink-Nod-nod,
It jes look lak dat ta fool white folk; if you see’d
Him sak Shurly Sherock, Wink-wink-Nod-nod,
It jes look lak dat ta fool white folk; if you see’d
Him remodelin’ Guantonamo, Wink-wink, Nod-nod
It jes look lak it, fo’ ta fool white folk; if you see’d
Him put bootz on de groun in Afrika, killin’ folk ebry
Terr Toozdy, marchin’ us off de Fiscul Cliff, cuttin’ de
Gran Bargun, doin’ de See-kwester an’ cuttin’ Sow-shall
Seecureity an’ Medikaid—Wink-wink-Nod-nod, it jes
Look lak dat ta fool white folk, Wink-wink, Nod-nod…

Don know ‘bout you, suh, maybe my po lil’ feebul min
Jes too slow or — Lawd fogib me — I’s truly is hatin,’
But seem lak ta me, suh, dis Emoticon Man, Wink-wink,
Nod-nod shit lak suckin’ our thums, spranklin’ goober dus,
Blak cat danduh & Jon de Conqer Root, hopin’ fo’ Reparayshunz!

Raymond Nat Turner can be contacted at upsurgejazz.com.

Raymond Nat Turner © 2013 All Rights Reserved

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