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You really thought I would give you the privilege to stop me, But you have no idea who I am and the person that I am trying to be. You so badly wanted to believe that I was broken,
Here comes that pretty, Swedish lady again. I see her on the road most mornings. She only tells me hello when she’s passing. And I only say hi to her in response. How I want her to say something else.
When I look into your eye’s I see what you try to disguise To surmise Your pain Not in vane We are all the same Humane What defines a life is how you create it
Fear. A gentle breeze stings. Failure whispers into your ears. Hiding is the only peace. Hiding stops the wind. Stop. Stop your hiding. Rise to challenge the wind The wind will blow back.
A whispering wind, Speaking words of wisdom. Listen closely, Because it’s there. Teaching us slowly, How to be fair. A voice of greatness, Teaching us lessons.
We dream about anything to absolutely everything. It's time now this new idea of a new millennium, centenium Coming only every few years or so. Don't think you're delirious because I'm being serious.
Its sad how those with all the economic resources are born into the glamorous life of a rich education. They might not want it but yet again, they might. I know I want it but I wasn't born white. I wasn't born into that life.
Aren’t laws and regulations supposed to be great for our country? Well, I am a clear example that this is not true The government thinks that separating a family because of immigration issues is ok
Silent Thoughts Thoughts, That’s all they are That’s all I make. Will they ever be any more? Will they ever be any less?
Because my mother was an immigrant, and young, and single, I've been written off. They say I am most likely to drop out of school and become pregnant out of high school like my mother.
One chance to make that one choice. This is the choice that defines defines you, defines your life. Well I made my choice and I choose animals. Now, I just need my chance
Waiting for the Dreamer on the sidelines To make their move
My complexion is dark It sort of leaves a mark I mean I stand out and I leave that spark The spark that ignites and unfolds Unfolds the truth The truth that I am not like everyone else
Try to remember,
"OMG you too Ms. Imani?You see I... I thought I was the only"Thats what this young girl said to meas she glared at meno longer feeling lonely.
“Lucky” One day at school hands shot up across the room, for show and tell. Lailah went to Disney world. She had her mouse ear cap on and pictures glued to a piece
They call me a dreamer,
We're often exposed to music We're often exposed to violence What you don't really hear of is becoming greater than yourself. You can achieve greatness, you can achieve more.
I will succeed I want to graduate high school I want to further my education I want to go to college I will succeed I want to get good grades in college
She never gave up on me,even when I deserved it. She stood by me and protected me. I love her for it unconditionally. The woman who sacrifices her heart and her soul to always make sure my life feels whole.
Mr. King, Mr. king. You allowed us all to dream. you may have gotten shot for your dream, but thanks to you we all now have a shot to our dream. My people are the "Dreamers"
The strive you have to have to do your dreams , While the dollar bill appears and disappears in your wallet, The scheme, yeah they get you , Raise you up then they forget you or have you forgot yourself?
Unlike me you live your life as if it's a game rolling the dice taking the chances whenever they come up You live life with a lot of unsolved problems whenever they come up
I remember when the fireflies danced in the night When hearts grew warmer, as coldness sprouted to life. When a single sign of affection brewed a storm inside of me and I pursued the glimpse of happiness.
Keep going, keep pushing; but in what direction? Everyone out here is trying to teach a lesson You can't teach those who have already been taught what you're trying to teach
I am searching for my place in this world of open space. Through the barriers and walls it is hard to see our calls. No funding for tution but a degree is needed with ambition to break down that block
Going to school is hard. Going to school is fun. When I look back, I think of what I've done.