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THE MEANING OF COBO BOBO

Posted by Dasun Allah on May 8, 2010

The COBO in nature is a vulture, specifically the Cathartes aura or the Turkey Vulture. Known as the “John Crow” in some parts of the Caribbean, in Trinidad and Tobago it is called the “cobo,” derived from the French word “corbeau” (which actually translates into “raven” another bird of significance to the original people of North America.) They are raptors. The cobo is used to symbolize the birds of heaven and the cleansing forces of nature (Revelation 19: 17-21).

BOBO, although it applies to a specific house of Rastafari, is generically used in this term to refer to the warrior-priest class and encompasses the spirit our ancient indigenous warrior societies and those of the modern age such as the Mau Mau of Kenya, Nyahbinghi of the Congo and the Dog and Wolf societies of the wilderness of North America.

The idea of “Cobo Bobo” occurred in November of 2005 in St. James/Port-of-Spain, Trinidad while traveling along with a local Bobo Rasta named Zebbie (Zebulun). I saw six cobo flying east and then shortly thereafter, another bird, a seventh that was much larger than the first six. When I returned home and asked my mother-in-law about the bigger bird, she said that it was a CONDOR! Having just learned of the Native American prophecy of the reunion of the EAGLE, which represents the north, and the Condor, which represents the south (http://tiny.cc/aq0pb), I saw this as a sign.

The chant of “COBO BOBO!!!” erupted from my mouth during the euphoria of this epiphany. Thus the war cry was born.

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SUGAR HONEY ICED TEA

Posted by Dasun Allah on October 25, 2007

Depictions and descriptions written on the foreheads of victims smitten / See verbal vixens and sex kittens cruising on a carnal crucifixion mission / college shotLayered thought / Green North moss fought / we balk at white chalk / When this red-tailed hawk squawks / angels swarm and storm the devil’s forts / Krazo Loco like Destro / Cobra’s Cobo / Cobo Bobo / Awesome powers of the mojo we the / spooks who shagged by the door of final war / Abaddon Don Quinteson sick with psychosis / Can bring dem sharktikons or the scorpions and locusts / X-man as if I’ve been in the 7 temple / Mind detect mind is teaching real and keeping simple / Slick with the sword slay / syndicated sluts and media whores / Harvest is great / handle chores and worlds are yore forever moors.

[cobo bobo] is first and foremost a creative, artistic energy and CULTURAL MOVEMENT.

It is a style of expression, a naturalistic mode of thinking, a celebration of NATURAL MYSTICAL living. [cobo bobo] is CHI, BA, and KA. It is divine force, ETHER. It is FIRE-WRITING, EARTH-QUAKING, WIND-TALKING and LIFE-WATER BEARING.

In its fullest simplicity as a CONCEPT, it is a movement of RIGHTEOUSNESS. ZION LIONS in GOAT clothing. CRAZY WOLVES at the service of the SHEPHERD.

A COBO BOBO can be likened to a front line SOULJAH in the midst of ARMAGEDDON. They can be initiates into a secret, ancient and mystical warrior society that EXISTS ONLY IN THE SPIRIT of knowledge, wisdom, sound drum and music of THE WAR NOT AGAINST THE FLESH.

They can be the JOHNNY APPLESEEDS of truth, power and justice and fruit of the HOUSE OF DAVID. They are likened to the MASONS of the foundations of a newly restored ANCIENT sovereignty. They aspire to a tribe among TRIBES SEALED, within tribes sealed, and a tribe sealed unto the UNIVERSAL solve reign.

A [cobo bobo] can be the essence of the ANGELS OF THE SEVEN SEALS. It is specifically an inspiration of the fifth angel, the keeper of the abyss, ABADDON or APOLLYON. Known as the DESTROYER as CHRIST the KRISHNA is CRUSHER or as the MADHI leads the armies as MICHAEL leads the army of armies.

COBO as a BIRD OF HEAVEN is synonymous with the CROW and RAVEN in Native mythology, and by extension the EAGLE, the HAWK, FALCON and CONDOR. All ultimately represent the PHOENIX, THE SUN BIRD, THE FIRE BIRD, THE DRAGON. They are DEATH-EATERS and thus clear the pathways of LIFE. EYEBALLS of the OPPRESSOR are promised them as LORD’S EVENING MEAL.

BOBO is inspired by the BOBO ASHANTI order of RASTAFARI as shepherded by MATTHEW 1:23. I AM I-MAN IMMAN U-EL

[cobo bobo]

Spooks who stand by the door.
Spooks who kick in the door.
Spooks who burn down the whore.
LOON WOLVES WHO WASH UP
LIKE WHALES UPON YORE SURE

Blasted by a
middle passage
for at least three breaths
held captive
reckless eyeballed the irises
seeking symbols(cymbals?) of raptures
INI roar and roam with raptors
organized into leagues under seas
and Cesar’s siege
despite pleas for peace
in leaves of chapters
I’m playwright not the actor
A director with a grip
Tru blue cuz it’s a trip
Cobo Bobo Abaddon
From the crib(carib?) to the crypt(egypt?)…

[cobo bobo]

UNIKRON DON ABADDON DON DADA!

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