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Reality realized



These days we people is color by police are called gang bangers and thugs
But the real bangers and thugs are the ones dressed in various uniforms from head to toe
With guns licensed to kill
Rocking falsified mottos
TO PROTECT AND SERVE
But the real true meaning is to neglect and murder
And they do it for the thrill
And brag to their buddies like it's a game to be played
No action being taken
And we become the ones to blame
So It's our fault for defending ourselves from the evil called cops
This is all so crazy
Or
It's no longer safe to roam our city streets and blocks
Without being labeled dangerous and suspicious
They hop out weapons drawn demanding I.D
And ask sir can you come with me
Just to question you on different crimes
They put you in the back and haul you to jail
With the illegitimate charge for being black
You cant deny what I'm saying because you know it's an evident fact
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Written on August 02, 2019

Submitted by Travontex on August 28, 2021

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Scheme ABCDEFCGHIJKLMNOKPQRS
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 899
Words 176
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 21

Dominick Harvey

I started writing when I was a teenager when I was going through tough times as an adolescent rebellious and stubborn I eventually stopped but years later when I found myself staring at the ceiling of a cell I was inspired to pick up the pen again more…

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