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  1.  Life on Earth



Drug of choice
by ZaKiYa Online
Friday, November 21, 2003

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from my first book

Sorry you need experience


but you wonít hire me


sorry try for a personal loan


but Iím just outta high school with a part time


job


sorry youíre over qualified


meaning I make too much money


well I say screw you!


kiss my ass


Iím gonna show you


whether or not you care


I will not be just another one:


a statistic


on welfare by your encouragement


in debt from my ass to my eyes


so sorry to you


cause Iím not being fucked, lied, or tricked by


you ever again!


find yourself another pig


another drug


You junkieógettin high off my color


gettin high off me being a minority


gettin high off me coming from a


single parent home


I refuse to be your drug of choice anymore


 


 

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Reviewed by Christine Morell 12/31/2003
Very well said ! I look forward to reading more
~Chrissie
Reviewed by Jimmy Holder 12/29/2003
Fantastic!

You are doing the right thing. It reminds me of what my brother's wife told me about a black teacher telling her to NOT go to college, evemn though she was fairly good in high school. It is like a massive brainwashing thing in America, where even the blacks have been "trained" to discriminate against other blacks. And don't think it is just happening to blacks, although we are the drug of choice in America. It is pitiful, how people will try to hold you back, but you must be stronger than them and know your own mind. Don't let anyone define who you are (wise words to me from Eileen Waldron)because you are a mountain of "unused/unrealized/unfinished" strength.
Peace - write on!

A well said truth! Keep them coming.
ShyPoet1
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