‘Freedom’


'Freedom'
Are we?
Are we really free?
We're held in this bondage,
though our lives should be free!

When the rent is due.....
and the room is cold!!
GO TO SCHOOL!!!
GET A GOOD JOB!!!!
Then you'll succeed.... We're told!

DON'T STRESS!!
DONT WORRY!!
You got it..... You'll see!!
Though we hustle more,
than we breath.
Are we...... Are we really free?

These bracelets have
No COLOR.....
No RACE.....
No RESPECT.....
No SHAME......
They don't care about your,
Address....
Your bank account.....
Or even....Your last name!

They're here to hold.....
To capture.....
To break the strongest man.
To punish.....
To entrap.....
To stop you from making your stand!

Are we?
Are we really free?
When the streets take our child....
When they gang bang,
Get shot....
Sell drugs....
Skip school and be wild!

But, where do they go?
Where do they go to be free?
The parks are torn down....
The schools are over crowed....
There's not enough activities
but.....on the streets!

The jails are over stacked.....
The libraries are empty!
More and more babies are having
babies....
So the clinics stay packed!

So free.... You ask?
Are we really free?
When you're locked up.....
FINANCIALLY.....
EMOTIONALLY.....
MENTALLY....,
and PHYSICALLY!

This is supposed to be....
The Land.... "The Land of The Free!"
But from where I can see.....
Life shouldn't be this traumatic....
Well.....
If it should be free ???

So..... Are we ?
Are we really free??

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