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The Quick BeatAll the black kids are sitting together in the cafeteria
And you wonder what they're talking about
Something about living in the ghetto
And how their momma works the streets
And you overhear them, something about
That Chinua, he sold out, man
The only black man in a book of whites
This world is full of racism still
And all we can do is sit together and
Stare at the eyes of the white folk
And hope they can see into our mind.
God knows our souls aren't heard.
They are not talking about
how much weed they smoked before school
how they are going to graffiti the walls
how they are flunking every subject because they work 40 hours a week
All those things you see in the movies,
You thought for sure all the black people in the world lived by.
Instead you hear their voices
And it sounds like music,
And you think about the time you lived in the city
And just like the Ibo village,
No one went hungry.
Even after the electricity went out for almost a week
People still brought each other
Twenty-three years before the crippling of Crown Prince James III
He was fourteen and she was probably aged about the same, give or take a few years. It had been an hour since he'd met her.
He hated her already.
She scowled behind him and likely shared the sentiment as they scampered up the hillside in a desperate attempt to escape the roaring mob that seemed to be growing perpetually larger and coming ever-closer. Gabriel would have liked to say that it was all her fault he was in this situation, though it was his careless nicking ofwhat was it? A chicken that started the first old woman running, but how was he supposed to know that she'd stumble and fall and everyone else would think he'd assaulted her?
He hadn't. He'd taken the chicken, snapped its neck and run, because he hadn't eaten meat in weeks and he was starting to feel the affects on his already weak limbs.
This is what happens, he thought. This is what happens when you live like th
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