Black Poetry : On a Campus Tree

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  1. ewopper

    ewopper Active Member MEMBER

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    On a Campus Tree

    Nooses hanging from a campus tree
    Fruits of new millennium bigotry
    Watered by racist ideas of irrigation
    Overgrowing the sanity of a nation

    Southern justice playing the same old game
    Of making examples of black patriots to their shame
    And if this is what local government is all about
    Then of us making progress I have my doubt

    The Good Old boy network think it no sin
    To mistreat God’s precious image because of color of skin
    Yet they seem to have no trouble as they willingly
    Want to sacrifice our Sons and Daughters in a War oversea

    As we the people are now slaves of the corporations
    Living in the grip of a Mega plantation Nation
    And they spew the racist fertilizer to all who’ll receive it
    America is our country love it or leave it

    Everyone who lives here loves the United States
    It’s the double standard racial bias most hate
    And the Neo- Conistic Rabble rousing
    Calling over inflated mortgages fair housing

    While keeping job wages at a standstill
    Causing the working class to struggle up hill
    Only to find when they make that upward climb
    They’ve been bamboozled one more time

    And bigots use as a salve for their frustration
    The racial tonic we call equivocation
    Ignoring the spreading of justice of equality
    By allowing the symbolic fruit of nooses on a campus tree

    H. Wilson
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very powerful piece pose'd wake 'em up poet
     
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    trying to plant the seeds of our destruction...

    ...but they can't win. THEY CAN'T. they just don't want to accept it.

    nice write.
     
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