Black Haiku : Black Farmer

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    Cattle farmer of
    the deep southen river land
    raising working mules

    forth da masta of
    plantation inslaved farmer
    work handz to the bone

    city folkz feelin
    da affects of his loud cry
    for freedom of hope
     
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    Blood sweat tears and grief
    Seeped in da rich soil there lies
    Harsh labor brings forth :crying:
     
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    just like da days of
    mississippi burning in
    da deep southen land
     
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    Burnt in memory
    Hatred fo' da oppressor
    Strange fruit in da trees
     
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    black farmer within
    seeking his glory today
    cotton cattle mule
     
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    Trying to keep land
    Black farmers worked nearly dead
    Oppressors be damned
     
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    silently cries out
    from the deep southen struggle
    in today home front
     
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    Continues farming
    Hot fury influences
    Never surrender
     
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    never to da masta
    will keep on pushing forward
    freedom ring somewhere
     
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    And so they still rise
    Old Dixie could not slay them
    Strong steadfast Black men
     
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