Monthly Archives: March 2011

Land of the Rising Sun

Earthquake, tsunami Then came radiation If ever a place could withstand This is that nation.   Meltdown of reactors No time to react Rally round Japan Now it’s time to act.   Spirits are still high As buildings still stand … Continue reading

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Remembering Katrina

True colours shown When the levees broke The truth remained unknown When the levees broke Racism evident When the levees broke Classism prevalent When the levees broke Blacks left to die When the levees broke The poor asking why When … Continue reading

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Mixed Race

What is mixed race? One parent black the other one white Are you a white person that’s dark Or a black person that’s light? You feel an affinity to both Are you defined by your skin? When push comes to … Continue reading

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