At The Lunch Counter: Softly Singing A Song Of Defiance

February 4, 2009
By Quinten Nail GOLD, Lubbock, Texas
Quinten Nail GOLD, Lubbock, Texas
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At The Lunch Counter: Softly Singing A Song Of Defiance

A Single Act Of Defiance As A Result Of Honesty To Self
The Songs Of Corruption Squeal In The Halls Of Justice
Filled With The Proxy Of Seperate But Not So Equal Laws

Silence Not From Inactivity But From Blank Stares
False Solutions Like Coffee Cups Have Befallen This Place
At The Lunch Counter, Truth Lies Alongside Debris Of Anger

Sudden Movements Construct Swift Judgement From Patrons
Then Once Again A Cold Silence Made By Shocked Pale Faces
Search For A Positive End Is In Play By The Store Manager

Acts Of Defiance Made Possible By Years Of Prejudice, Hate
Wanting To Know How Others Will React To Their Sins, They Pray
Bodies Motionless In Dedication To Equality, Have No Remorse

The Thought Of Justice Lingers As They Are Led Away Sining
"We Shall Overcome.." Why This Feeling? One They Never Had
Now Is Time Of Pain, Suffering But In Time Justice Will Prevail

This Is Honesty When All Honesty Is Lost
But Good Will Is Not Lost In The Act Of Sacrifice
As Man Learns There Is No Remorse Singing Heaven's Song

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