We wore our skin Like it was our identity! Drifted apart by history in the making We had no chance We had no choice In that cold world! Black girl was no match For a white boy White boy had no chance At a black girl From a distance, Was our only chance To love!…… Continue reading Black girl/white boy
The Star-Spangled Banner O say can you see, by the dawn’s early light, What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming, Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming? And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through…… Continue reading The Star-Spangled Banner
Dear nation, Land of honor Nation of men and women Of grace and forgiveness Nation that was built From blood and sweat; Hard work! Nation that our ancestors Prayed for Nation of sons and daughters Lost for the flag Nation of fathers and mothers Honored by the flag Nation that we honor Nation that we…… Continue reading Stay afloat!
Ink That gathered history For the eyes Ears and hearts To judge . Generations pass The ink to the next And next Simmering hearts With anger While creating hunger To drop ink Of blood Into the next generation . Rolled on scrolls To run it’s course Like poison Killing it’s prey Like wild fire On…… Continue reading Well traveled ink.
Broken past Bound by grace Building nations Without a notion Of oil and water Black and white But God’s grace For His people . Christ as the foundation, Cry beloved nation Cry beloved Children Cry beloved people For His Grace is sufficient To heal our nation. Susan McMillan A cry for our nation