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Mama Africa

As 
their 
dogs 
barked 
and 
snapped, 
human 
traffickers 
had 
our 
daughters 
kidnapped. 
Brother's 
keepers 
prepared 
their 
guns 
and 
knives, 
and 
had 
their 
brothers 
back 
stabbed. 
Drained 
into 
the 
veins 
of 
our 
bloodlines 
was 
rape. 
Two 
of 
your 
best 
gays 
evangelized 
AIDS, 
now 
it's 
a 
virus 
we 
can't 
escape. 
Life 
drives 
us 
crazier 
than 
mad 
men 
in 
hijacked 
cars. 
We 
knew 
not 
why 
you 
sniffed 
cocaine 
or 
hanged 
like 
Christ's 
body 
on 
the 
cross, 
trying 
to 
heal 
scars. 
You 
molested 
my 
daughters 
and 
killed 
Mama 
Africa. 
No 
matter 
how 
hard 
she 
cried 
for 
mercy, 
you 
couldn't 
stop 
raping 
her. 
Snatched 
her 
babies 
from 
her 
back 
and 
commanded 
her 
to 
bend. 
Pointing 
a 
gun 
at 
her, 
for 
she 
was 
never 
attracted 
to 
the 
weak 
messages 
you 
send.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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