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We saw Eric Garner get killed by the police We saw Trayvon Martin on the news as a kid gunned down for wearing his skin We saw Aiyana Stanley-Jones get shot during a raid
Lying in bed wondering what I could have changed The outcome of the day when you took your last breath and God called your name. I wanted you to stay and didn't understand why it had to end
Forever in my mind Forever you is mine I remember when I met you Damn you really caught my eye I was standing there stuck as fuck
The flowers were around me Like pink tissue paper Guarding a presant From eager eyes. But this presant wasn't nail polish, Lip gloss or barbie dolls, It wasn't mudpies, Or beebee guns for guys.
Alone will stay,
I Remember My Life As...
Faith People say that we are molded by our experienes I have looked death in the face I have seen friends perish People have burned before my eyes My future was never certain Each day became a gift
Today I'm feelin' good, I dare you to change that The sun greets me with a smile while birds sing at my window I'm grateful to be alive, I was blessed with another chance
Freedom to feel, Freedom to know Freedom to speak, to live, to go, Wherever your free life takes you. To Freedom we're born, cause others have died defending that Freedom, our nation, our pride,
Six months it has been I’ve been counting the days Since the night when they came And took us away
I want to dance and cry and scream, In memory of all the things we think are better forgotten. "Forgive and forget", they say. Forgive, by all means forgive, But, please don't forget?
Ill never understand the dark dementing thougths that must have rushed through your head, If only I could have been there, if only I could have stopped you, as your finger rest upon the trigger.
It’s not that I don’t remember Or that I even forgot It’s just that I need to move on now With school With work With friends With family With my life
Black is a color but it's not me, its just a title they put on the crayola crayon next to the gray. But its gone far more than anything before, never has this been a subject to explore.
tonight i cried because i lost controll. tonight as i stood in the shower as i stood naked and alone i cried. tonight i remembered when i was the girl the boys fallowed around calling her
I never think twice to save a brother.
I remember everything you did for me. I remember when we met in 9th grade.I still remember the prank you played on me you see,
I walked through the valley of the shadow of death And witnessed the face of the many Who suffered greatly without remorse I gazed upon the anguish and Fear within their eyes
Today is yesterdays, tomorrow
Remember when we were strange fruit hanging from the trees but never ripe enough to be picked? Remember when we had no voice but a singlye syllable could get us whipped?
In times of great strife, Our faith was tested. In times of sadness, Our bodies were hurt. In times we were tested, We were stronger than ever before.
it was fate that brought me to this spot, looking down the dirt road where my heart was caught by the swirling winds of your love. the memories play like a movie in slow motion. reversing time and going back to that day.
Every time we touch, my heart melts.Will you hold my hand forever? When I'm cold you give me your sweater.Will you keep me warm forever? When my time ends and you live on.Will you forget me so soon?
Mother Nature's test of will and strength Us poets and Americans stand for you in length. Winds were sent screaming through the fields like banshees, But we are a country, country united, so show no worries.
Hurry, Hurry, into the deep and you, my love, will be safe to keep all alone and underneath because up above the cyclone creeps
Fly my love Flee this wretched world.
Fly my love Flee this wretched world.
Oh! Trials! Tribulations And terror in losing Love in a race against Anyone who's ever Loved you; I loved You first, as much As I do, at least.