The Black of America

March 24, 2018
By Tia Rowe BRONZE, Lithonia, Georgia
Tia Rowe BRONZE, Lithonia, Georgia
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America 
America, the Great for it, is modest
America, the Brave for it, is a coward
America, the Free for it, glistens with its chains
Look at this majestic land
For their waves the internal flag of despair

Fire 
We curse the man that points the gun
How dare they point at our race!
Without fear of truth
Repentance non-existence
Eyes cold as sin
They point, aim, and fire!


Dark 
Dark
My Skin
My Hair
My Eyes
The shadow that lingers behind
But, not my mind
For that is light

 


The author's comments:

My inspiration for these works are the current issues that are attacking our nation. There is so much hate and discrimination that plagues our society and I want to inspire people to open their eyes and see the problems that are happening. 


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