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Critical Mass

We have yet to reach,
An invested independency.
To acknowledge a needlessness,
Of an accepted participation.
That includes ethnic diversity.
This to observe and witness,
Is a self defeating purpose.
To notice it being a priority.
By many today choosing to focus upon.
As if a duty to indulge and serve.

No democracy to claim a maintaining of fame,
Without inclusion can succeed.
This to ignore,
Is reality!

Until a critical mass has been reached.
And this to do to prove,
Will take all who are conscious...
To awaken and realize,
The United States of America...
If to survive.
Is a unique experiment.
Whether to intend or not.
Leaves a few wishing to want it to believe,
What has been created...
Can continue on with a quality of life,
Done to appreciate a greatness...
Takes truth to face.

Without deception to replace and celebrate,
A fiction that functions on delusions!
That a few would rather,
See destroyed.
To later make excuses,
For allowing ignorance to eliminate...
Freedoms once to have.
Because of skin color to invoke and promote,
Racism, division and images that represent...
Idols to symbolize false beliefs,
Taught to teach as a way to stay relevant.
But to what?
And to whose satisfaction,
Does this charading to masquerade...
Keeps a future with progress kept,
Moving forward!?
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Submitted by lpahtillah on June 06, 2021

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