We live in a time period where we like replicas,
but we don’t like cloning.
We despise thieves, but we desire burning.
We don’t like education, but we like learning.
In certain circumstances lying is legal.
Where death by bullet is becoming a norm to
Murders are justified.
Dead bodies in war are curing, yet intimacy with
same sex is sickening.
Our health is not necessary, but our wealth is
Indeed we need religion, but only call to God in
Pagan thoughts are hated, but Halloween is
Percentages of people’s cultures are dilated, but
faces behind the creations are discriminated. S.P.C.A shows concern when animals are
Yet the issue with zoo imprisonment is still
We strike on premeditative thoughts on the
But we stride pass the thoughts of the Ku Klux
We strive for equality by wanting minority rights. While trying to solve problems by causing fights. Facts to reinforce facts, without them one won’t
Sex before marriage is sinful, but who married
Adam and Eve.
People prevaricate, yet they yearn for the truth. We boast about being the best country,
showing our arrogance.
And now we try to prevent the incoming of
In this expensive land of the free.
Free to say whatever you please with the
possibility of persecution.
Your right to vote is irrelevant regardless of the
Is what really makes the world go round. Discrepancies in historical facts.
In fact, Columbus discovered the world isn’t flat. Overlooking the outside evidence that dates
Some black people portray that they’re fond of
the way of MLK.
But only come together as one on his birthday. Everyday many are hearing the words of Tupac
But only a few listen.
To most they’re a blur.
Blinded by the money tree that grows from the
marsh and mush.
Yet we cut it down just to sprout another Bush. Bullshit is fed to our children coated with sugar. Our offspring are inevitable, so why do we
destroy their future.
Fibs at birth, “you have the same opportunity to
Pursuing that path is perplexing if you’re born in
a poor resident.
You’re looked down upon if gambling is your
But you’re looked up to if the stock market is a
Through prostitution you get infections
But from a male or female escort all you receive
Sleep depravations just to live in a dream.
Don’t live in an illusion because not everything’s
what it seems.
It seems patriotism flows in the political
representatives in power.
But you only see their cattle on battlefields
Devastation of our dwelling emanates hostility. But desolation of mother earth gets no
It’s sad my nigga, but nigga don’t let them call
you a “nigger” son.
But as long as we keep calling each other nigga,
we’ll still continue to be one.
Too many people want to be happy, but no one
wants to be gay.
All guys are dogs, but not gal’s a bitch.
We’re the same genus species, but just bark at
a different pitch.
A witch’s spell is unspoken, yet everyone seems
I disabled my tactile senses to touch many in
this poetic verse.
-Devon M. Boyd-