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Speak Out , Speak Out

I try to speak out

Against discrimination

Against words

Of hatred

And humiliation

Of racism

And against hurt

I try to speak up

I try to speak out

And I AM upfront about

What’s wrong and what’s right

I plunder through speeches

Of persucution, execution, illusion, revolution

About the evil vision

Of the dragon’s ugly head

Racial theories are common

And it’s those I dread

I speak up about those and so many more

So that when the time comes

Someone will speak out for me

Against discrimination

Against words

Of hatred

And humiliation

Not against me

But against them

The enemy

Or so it would seem

Because at one time

Maybe the enemy was just like me

Hurt like me

Bullied like me

Maybe it’s just retaliation

But why do the retaliate

With humiliation

To me it seems like a disease

One that can’t be destroyed or cured

One that cannot be burned

Like as my heart went up in flames

As my body was consumed by the confusion

My blood boiled over

As I coughed up blood

My mouth struggled to say

I spoke up for you

Why didn’t you speak up for me…?





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beautywriter1572 said...
May 13, 2012 at 6:59 pm
i really enjoyed reading this peice and i agree with your views completely. Please take a little time and look at my peices?
 
Chandy replied...
May 14, 2012 at 9:51 am
Thank You! And I Will!
 
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