Living a LieYou can only live the liefor a time,until the lie engulfs you,and becomes your life
Ignorance is bliss?They say ignorance is bliss,But ignorance keeps me up at night.Not knowing what to doNot knowing how to stay ignorantSo ignorance is not bliss to me,It is a prison of darkness
Martin Luther KingHe was a manNamed after a martyrThat alone alludes to greatnessAnd it didHe was a father, brother, leaderA great man he wasLeading those greatly oppressedSilenced by a seed of hatredFelled by the bullet of racismKilled by the crime of segregationHe had a dream for his country"I Have a Dream"
I PrayI pray things aren't as they seem,With an angry worldAnd forgotten peopleI pray that the world stops,With the angerAnd the violenceI pray that the forgotten are remembered,With happinessAnd don't fade into the backgroundI pray that things aren't as they seem,With a broken heartAnd a fistful of dreamsI pray
Too YoungI gave you two yearsshe's so youngwhy did you pick her over me?Two years might not seem that muchbut it adds up when its your ageI am a year youngershe is too younga year younger than IShe won't be with youas you go to collegebut I willShe was not with youthrough the many nightswhere you cried yourself to sleepI wasSo the cards are drawnI get the jokerand you get the ace
StereotypesShe's gingerso she must have no soulthen why is she so nice?He's asianso he must be really smartthen why is he failing math?They're blondeso they must be dumbthen why are they in honors?He's school presidentso he must love public speakingthen why is he afraid of public speaking?I'm smallso I must be anorexicthen why do I eat more than everyone?