“Words to the Crowd”

                      The soul that is within me no man can degrade.  


I shout, I yell, I all but propel

My whole heart and soul into these words.


                      Power concedes nothing without demand.  


His words echo in my mind

And my heart swells with agreement.

I think to myself


I am so sick of being stuck.


Stuck in my roles

Stuck under control

Stuck in my soles

Of these shoes that can’t run away.


I’m scared.


Your words contain so much defiance.

But I want to join this alliance and start talking too.


                      The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of whom they oppose.  


I will not obey their rules anymore.

I abhor their dictation on me and my life.

I want to be free, I want to stand tall

I want to be a part of liberty and justice for all.

So even though you are afraid

Nod and pray


And let us start talking as one.


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