Just Listen

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 15:17 -- DMP800

In my skin they try to attack.
In my skin I'm proud to be black.
In my skin they hate that.
In my skin is my true habitat.
Ok let's get straight to the past and facts.
It's not easy being me, not easy being you.
Sometimes it's not easy to accept the truth.
In this world of hunger, in this world of pain.
A world of danger, a world of shame.

Man they just wanna see us fall.
We put a ball in our hand, mic in our hand, gun in our hand, they say they've seen it all.
Man they just trying to see us fall.
They just trying to see us fall.
They're trying to put us down, but we stand too tall.
Man they just wanna see us fall.

This poem is about: 
My community
My country
Our world
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