rushing to the window as the floor gives way beneath you you struggle to peer into tomorrow but find frosted windows nothing to see but your cold breath dancing in the air and tho you know you must leave you shout like a child who’s nightlight is out hoping some parent figure will appear and take your hand guiding you through life’s darkened portal the future
why do the drums of wars still beat when so many souls lie at our feet is it that the drummer cannot see that death has come to you and me or are the beats i hear a mother’s heart in fear that war will once again fill the nave as another child is placed into a grave
the brown bag prophet sitting near an outdoor tavern listening to international news about the fifty-two unarmed palestinians murdered today said according to the us code of federal regulations israel has become a terrorist state of course considering our nation’s treatment of segments of our own society those folks who promote gun control civil rights and just plain old human rights guess we’re now a terrorist state too
The U.S. Code of Federal Regulations defines terrorism as “the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives” (28 C.F.R. Section 0.85).
i know that the election was quite a blow but child you cannot lie down now for if you sleep you may never wake you gotta keep alert keep your mind busy and working otherwise the darkness of racism will envelope you and you’ll never see the light of true freedom