Getting Away


All I’ve ever wanted

Was to be free

Just like the blacks

Before Mr. King

Yet I still have to smile

And keep moving forward

Because I have to

Remain subservient

Just isn’t in my nature

But I must

Swallow my pride

If I ever

Want to be




Written on

February 9, 2011

Author's Notes/Comments: 

This was another one written to my parents.

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