Tryin' to get up there ---Done broke my ankles down, Got nowhere.. Too many years. I miss a lot of good things day by day; I don't know a blessing when it comes my way. The author composed this poem in a moment of inspiration and scribbled it on a paper bag. There are in existence many slightly different versions of the poem. [poem] Down Where I Am, by Langston Hughes. If you want to see me, Come down. Both fists sore.. Too many years. I’m gonna plant my feet On solid ground. Write down! I am going too fast; I can't see my brother when he's walking past. More About This Poem I Am! Identity Card Mahmoud Darwish - 1964 Write down! This extremely famous poem has been read at countless funerals and public occasions. Category Entertainment; Song Zeke's Poem (I Am The One) Artist Justice Smith as Ezekiel Figuero Slow me down, Lord. From the Netflix Show "The Get Down". On solid ground. I want to see More of the things that are good for me. By John Clare About this Poet John Clare is “the quintessential Romantic poet,” according to William Howard writing in the Dictionary of Literary Biography.

I am an Arab Employed with fellow workers at a quarry I have eight children I get them bread Garments and books from the rocks.. I got my fill.. Slow me down, Lord. “Zeke’s Poem (I Am The One)” appears in the pilot episode of The Get Down, as viewers first witness the profound poetic talents of protagonist Ezekiel (played by Justice Smith). Too many years. Too many years Tryin’ to get up there-Done broke my ankles down, Got nowhere. I'm gonna plant my feet. Too many years Beatin’ at the door-I done beat my Both fists sore.

Ezekiel Poem Lyrics: The Get Down: Ezekiel's Poem / Boom, then crash / / The shattering of glass / / I dive to the floor / / Busted my ass / / What the hell was that? The original poem was written in 1932 by Mary Elizabeth Frye (1905-2004) from Baltimore, MD. A little less of me and a little more of You, I want the heavenly atmosphere to trickle through. If you want to see me, Too many years Climbin’ that hill, ‘Bout out of breath.

I am an Arab And my identity card number is fifty thousand I have eight children And the ninth will come after a summer Will you be angry? / Was all that I said / Then I Down Where I Am by Langston Hughes. I got my fill. Beatin' at the door ---I done beat my. Climbin' that hill, 'Bout out of breath.