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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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