you see the color of my skin and think that i am a threat.
maybe because im taller, darker, and how my people were beat and treated like pets.
i got black hair, brown eyes, and a decent mind set.
but they dont look at me in that way, they look at me as a criminal suspect.
i dont stress the simple and minor things, because my light will shine brighter than a wedding ring.
im not from the black , red , and green
but i know every story from then to now and in between
it may seem like im being shallow or ignorant
but where were these thoughts when i was discriminated?
im not here to hold a grudge
but just like a life im ready to pull the plug.
im from philadelphia pennsylvania to be exact
where nobodies safe because they carry guns in they back pack.
drugs and violence will always touch my name
even when im drinking soda they think im doing cocaine
but ive transgressed and moved pass
from the hurt when my brother was turned into grass
they beat us up and tried to tear us down
why wouldnt they want us to make a sound?
is it because we're smarter or a little bit brighter
even though our skin is darker but my words are lighter
i dont tend to argue and i dont tend to fight
because what is fighting a cat with a dog when a dog has a bigger bite?
i tend to be a biologist or maybe later a life coach
no one can step on my dream squish it like a roach
so listen to the words that i wrote carefully
all the things the lies they've told us, i will not take seriously.
can you feel it in the air the essence of success
my chocolate skin is too thick and too hard to digest
i pay homage to those that fought
MLK , Rosa Parks, in the Civil Rights March
why fight when whites can be our friend
i think its the past that got everyone so bent.
-Slam behind the curtain