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How are You Different?




How are you different?

Did you see?
The shadow drifting across the screen
Filled with those bereft of life
Broken by the weight of ‘Leaders'
History repeats itself.

Did you hear?
Words forgotten, hidden behind closed doors
Division created to cover the ‘fair'
Segregation created behind patriotism's call, “Homeland”
History repeats itself.

Divide and conquer, will it be?
Are you black?
Are you white?
Are your parents legal?
Are you a believer?
Are you an ‘Alien'?
Are we fools to allow this?

Can you tell the Lies from Truth?
Will you close your eyes to protect your comfort?
If you give your freedom so easily
How are you different?
How are you different?
How are you different?
How are You different?
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