Iran got some white boys and won’t let them go Russia in in Afghanistan asking for war I don’t have a job Greyhound lost my shoes We are all in it together singing the 1980 blues Gas has gone sky high Food has too Money hardly has no value gold is what’s new I don’t have money to pay the toll to commute to Frisco … Continue reading 1980 Blues
Trippin’ over Revelation Stuck in Genesis Believing what somebody said Trippin’ over Revelation Stuck in Genesis forever Exodusing somewhere Trippin’ over Revelation Stuck in Genesis realizing earth ain’t so big because if it were we wouldn’t be killing each other over a place to live Trippin’ over Revelation Stuck in Genesis over and over again Makes me wonder if we are not just somethin’ stuck … Continue reading Stuck
I am Fish Wet Slippery Always in motion Always seeing all Never alone Always moving in the right direction Avoiding always the temptation of a wrong direction I am Fish I am Bird Always searching for a safe place to land Always loud Always noticeable Always turning in all directions In sight but far away leased caged I am Bird I am Butterfly Caged Crawl … Continue reading I Am…
If you are female If your skin is Black If you are poor but rich with life If you have experienced death of someone you love If your life has been interrupted with no just cause If the tears you cry come no more If your heart have a feeling that you never felt before If your body is changing and you can’t understand If … Continue reading Black Women’s Drama
A Mother’s Blues Why God? Why God? Why did you take my boy? God? Why you take my boy? He was a good boy. God Why you take my boy? We were in church last Sunday. Just last Sunday. Why God? Why you take my boy? His friends may have been bad. But my boy, he was a good boy. … Continue reading God, Why did you take my son?