Dear Justice (Tribute to Trayvon Martin)

Sun, 07/14/2013 - 22:19 -- JBWELL3

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Dear Justice,

 

Though you have defined yourself as fair and reasonable

I conclude that you are suffering from an identity crisis

So let me evaluate your profile

 

If I could describe you and what lies inside

I say you’re sometimes Dr. Jekyll but mostly Mr. Hyde

Hide behind color promises of order in a chaotic world

But these sweet promises lay on silent green grass

Darkened by hate and evil as black as a bullet

Bullets that drowns sounds of assistance to those who call you

 

You tell us speak the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth,

But when we open our mouth to speak it…

 

The subject is overruled by object and (objections) Yet I have learned a valuable lesson…

 

Justice, you have taught me that seeing black and white

Can only cause us to see the shadiness (grey) that exists

 

Now I insist that you are also externally confused about your identity

Because you hold the balance perception of your actual reality

Yet you cover your vision with blinding corruption

While your force for the voiceless become remains useless

 

So Justice correct your vision,

It is your mission that your presence establishes the balance that is missing

So listen….

You and me will be close soon no longer distant

For chaos and ignorance will no longer be your character witnesses

But drowned out by the pounds of order

 

Here is the quarter that should point you to some sense

Because change is necessary… this fact is legit

And Since Brevity is the soul of wit

Hear my heart…JUSTICE YOU ARE FAILING…NOW WORK ON IT!!

 

Get your self up from this chaos this legal fall

So there can be liberty and you can be true self for all

 

Sincerely,

 

An African-American Male

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MVP-Most Valuable Poet

well said

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