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The Rose That Grew from Concrete
Forfatter Tupac Shakur
Produktions­land USA USA
Sprog Engelsk
Genre(r) Poesi
Forlag MTV Books
Udgivelsesdato 1. november, 1999
Sider 176
ISBN ISBN 0-671-02844-8

The Rose That Grew from Concrete (1999) er en samling digte skrevet mellem 1989 og 1991 af Tupac Shakur, udgivet af MTV Books. Forordene er skrevet af Shakur's mor Afeni Shakur, og Nikki Giovanni mens introduktionen er skrevet af, Leila Steinburg.

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduktion af Leila Steinberg


  • The Rose That Grew from Concrete
  • In the Depths of Solitude
  • Sometimes I Cry
  • Under the Skies Above
  • Life Through My Eyes
  • When Ure Heart Turns Cold
  • Untitled
  • The Eternal Lament
  • Only 4 the Righteous
  • What of Fame?
  • The Shining Star Within!
  • Starry Night
  • If I Fail
  • What Is It That I Search 4
  • The Fear in the Heart of a Man
  • God


  • Nothing Can Come Between Us
  • My Dearest One!!
  • If There Be Pain...
  • Things That Make Hearts Break
  • Black Woman
  • And Still I Love U
  • The Mutual Heartache?
  • 1st Impressions
  • A Love Unspoken
  • Forever and Today
  • When I Do Kiss U
  • Carmencita of the Bronx!
  • Untitled
  • Love Is Just Complicated
  • Elizabeth
  • I Know My Heart Has Lied Before
  • From First Glance
  • 1 for April
  • Wife 4 Life
  • Tears from a Star
  • March 1st — The Day After April
  • Why Must U Be Unfaithful
  • The Power of a Smile
  • Genesis (The Rebirth of My Heart)
  • Love Within a Storm
  • What Can I Offer Her?
  • Jada
  • The Tears in Cupid's Eyes
  • Cupid's Smile II
  • What I See!
  • In the Midst of Passion
  • 2 People with 1 Wish
  • Hours Pass By


  • Just a Breath of Freedom
  • For Mrs. Hawkins
  • The Sun and the Moon
  • "Fallen Star"
  • Government Assistance or My Soul
  • Family Tree
  • Or My Soul
  • When Your Hero Falls
  • Untitled
  • "U R Ripping Us Apart!!!"
  • A River That Flows Forever
  • Can U C the Pride in the Panther
  • Tears of a Teenage Mother
  • "Where There Is a Will...."


  • Liberty Needs Glasses
  • How Can We Be Free
  • The Promise
  • And 2morrow
  • No-Win
  • The Unanswerable?
  • Nightmares
  • So I Say GOODBYE
  • In the Event of My Demise [1]

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