Some men are
of the opinion
that God gave them Earth
to rule as their dominion.
Beasts to subdue Manifest lands to ravage Peace was slaughtered Its Peoples were called Savage.
Modern generations birthed
beneath fluorescent glowsGod became irrelevant when man learned fire all his own.
But I’ve always felt more akin to Icarus
With dreams to melt the sun
Wax is just another Eucharist
to clip a caged child song.
Rhymes in fences reflect the hour
of frightened flocks
who wield white power.
comes not for native, Black, or Jew.Barbed wire have
spiritually enslaved those
who’ve paid the Devi’s due.
“Foxes are spoiling the vineyardsOh help us, great Catcher in the sky!” Did you forget the thousands of charred and scarecrowed Titubas, Peoples’ ancestors unnamed & buried beneath White Rye? Does the cry for freedom not from within you call? His Blood is on the cross But You paid blood money to build a wall
Statues are crumbling
Systemic oppression will fall,a billion voices are uttering, “justice for us all.”
My country,This of thee Sweet land of inequality Of thee I sing
Land where their fathers died, land where their children cried,
from every township and capitol Every courtroom and classroom From every street corner
Detainment Center From the White House To the Halfway house From every person On every mountainside
Let Freedom Ring.