Free Our Byrds

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 06:38 -- Jordxn

The system never understood us, 

They called us gang bangers, hoodlums & more. 

I never gang banged, 

I never even stole but to them I was just that. 

We were always more than what you seen on the surface 

We were always something more, 

But some of us fell to society's cons before we were given the chance to be more than Hoodlums. 

 

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

Comments

Locke1

Stereotypes are harmful to everyone. It is a shame that some people can not comprehend that. Thank you for posting this.

Jordxn

Thank you for reading :)

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