Black Poetry : What is America? To others?

Discussion in 'Black Poetry - Get Your Flow On!' started by one_love, Aug 5, 2001.

  1. one_love

    one_love Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Americans the proud the few
    Helped the jews
    Or did we?
    Was it just because we were then the targets?
    Fought for Vietnam
    Or killed thousands, na?
    Bombed Hiroshima
    Or killed millions lets open a zima?
    Made the world a better place
    Or stuck our noses in everybody's face?
    Freedom of choice
    or degraded the communism voice?
    Is America the land of freedom
    or locked up chinese-americans for what
    For our own securities
    But they were Americans
    Were we racist when we had slaves
    or just ignorant to the world
    What's to the mind is it knowledge
    Or ****, these black people might be smarter
    Why do women have to struggle
    The preamble of America says only men are created equal
    You say America has justice
    Ha, when murderers kill people on the streets
    Or when cops beat you with there sticks
    Or shoot you cause their trigger happy
    Is justice when death row inmates get to live
    About fifteen years longer than they were to give
    Or see us pay other nations our money
    When were supposedly in debt
    Or when we have homeless cold hungry and lonely
    America the land of opportunity
    To pay thousands for a college education
    Poor people being the minority
    No school, lets work at the bus station
    Is America all it was cracked up to be
    Can you all see?
    Right, America, I forgot, the great!

    One_Love
     
  2. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    you came heavy on this
    my views well
    i think you already
    know my views

    this was hardcore

    DSSNY
     
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