Black Poetry : Half Light Half truth

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  1. AACOOLDRE

    AACOOLDRE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Half Truth / Half Lights

    The truth isn’t half-lights of glory
    Its just one man’s fabled side story
    If you never hear from the accused
    Then someone is getting abused

    Before they set you on fire
    They slice the tongue out the mouth
    Just in case you say something contrary
    So that no one will bring buckets of water

    These are the tales of terror
    Minis Joseph & McCarthyism
    It’s now the Truman show baby
    But the innocent are Invisible men underground

    A son of Ham insults the Lepers with crimes
    You will hear nothing until forgery is made
    Until they have a crime around your necks
    That’s their idea about balance of power

    Then the Invisible man appears on a box
    Clothed but now half buck naked
    Whipping him from Gothic town to town
    Still telling half truths under half lights

    By Andre Austin
     
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    Dre...

    Very deep perspective..
    when I read you...


    Epiphany :heart;
     
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