I Don't Understand...

July 25, 2016
By Realest.Feminist. BRONZE, Delmar,NY, New York
Realest.Feminist. BRONZE, Delmar,NY, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real."- Tupac Shakur


I …
Don’t…
  Understand…
In this world so many things don't make sense to me.
For me that’s just a part of being young, I know in the future I might see.
B-but…
There’s one thing I don’t think I’ll ever understand.
And that thing is how one can kill a man.
           And that thing is how some can lie to a people and turn ‘round and kill their kin.
          To throw them in jail for nothing.
So I don’t think what I’m speaking of has been realized, just to clear it up i'm talkin’ about Black Lives!
We black kids have been lied to.
They tell us to keep our noses clean,to do it all right,but when we get successful we die in jail for a broken taillight.
We are tired of the police shooting our dark skin on sight.
Someone gotta stand up and say this stuff ain't right!
We’re done with white feelings silencing our fight!
I hope that after all this we gonna be alright but,
BAM.
         BAM.
                  BAM.
These gunshot have taken us.
Mothers have lost sons.
Wives their husbands.
Children their parents.
Women their lives.

Black. Lives. Matter.

And I don’t understand when you’re gonna realize.  


The author's comments:

I needed to do my part and say what I believe in.


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on Aug. 11 2016 at 10:15 am
Blackjack. GOLD, Suffolk, Virginia
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"Take a lesson from "the Greatest Man That Ever Lived," Austin Aries. The ambition and vision of one depends on how bad@ss they look in sunglasses." - Me, 2017

"Who is this Jose, and why is he always being denied?" - Corey Graves, 2016

A true statement about racial tension. Need to be said! Cheers!

on Aug. 11 2016 at 10:10 am
Realest.Feminist. BRONZE, Delmar,NY, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real."- Tupac Shakur

thank you tell ur friends about it plz!

on Aug. 11 2016 at 9:24 am
anonymous06 PLATINUM, Northbridge, Massachusetts
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"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -Thomas Edison

I don't understand how this didn't get in the magazine. This is such an amazing piece and it involves such recent events. I truly love from "Mothers have lost sons" all the way to the end. Those are such simple words at the end, but, man, they took a toll. Keep up the great work!




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