Blaming The White Men

Blaming the white men

Is the idea, the insane ideas

That many of you have in your eyes

In your head and in your brain.

 

You’re scared of the truth

You’re playing the ugly lute

The sad refrain that you ought to forget

To exterminate and to obliterate

FYI, the white men are in extreme debt

They’re complaining, moaning and blaming

The world too, for the constant criminating.

 

The truth hurts: blame yourselves now

And quit blaming the pusillanimous white men

Who face discrimination on different scales

Or levels. I ain’t trying to invent new tales

Stop looking for excuses. Tomorrow

Belongs to everyone, for all men

Women and children.

 

Repel the obvious mentality of blaming others

And roll up your long sleeves to fight the right battles

Be nobody’s little men and women. Change saddles

If the old ones no longer fit. Don’t use too many powders

Show your true original face, because your color is beautiful

You, too, can be amazing, scientific and wonderful.

 

Use your god-given or divine intelligence to be better

Stop blaming others and using fake excuses

Remove the white men from the core, from the center

Of your existence. Break and cut out the chains, build bridges

Talk to and understand more people who don’t resemble you

Expand, grow-up and stretch beyond comprehension too.

 

Be responsible. Be different. Be controversial in good ways

Be like the sun which goes beyond the orbits, beyond its rays

You need permission from nobody to love yourselves and others

All human lives always matter! Emancipation matters!

 

Copyright © November 2022, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved

Hébert Logerie is the author of several books of poetry.

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My community
My country
Our world

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