Welcome to America

Wed, 12/30/2020 - 15:07 -- 4brin

Welcome to America

The land of opportunity

The land of the free

With “liberty and justice for all”

 

Innocent until proven guilty

Unless you are black

You are an open target

For you are presumed to be a threat

 

Freedom of speech

The right to protest

But you might be met with tear gas and rubber bullets

Or even arrest

 

Ahhh yes America

The land of many cultures

But if you don’t speak English you are an outcast

You’ll be asked to show your documents to strangers

 

Welcome to America

Where kids are shot for toy guns

Kids are put in cages

Kids have to steal just to eat

Kids have to sell drugs to make ends meet

 

This poem is about: 
My country
Our world

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