You Are Owed No Reparations, Part II
...And what of my English background,
when those damn Normans came to town,
they slaughtered us, and left us ruled,
by Frenchman with ambitions cruel!
So Paris owes me lots of cash,
and London owes me too, at that!
And that’s not to mention the Welsh,
they made me too, and suffered hell!
I want that money, want in now!
And don’t dare say, “No way, no how!”
You’re just racist and privileged scum,
give me those dollars, every one!
And the Mongols owe everyone,
China, Korea, the Russians,
Japan should pay the Philippines,
Manilla was an awful scene.
The Iroquois were quite depraved,
owe the Algonquins they enslaved,
Spain owes the Mexicans, quite right,
so do Aztecs with the sacrifice!
Persian is owed by Macedon
for all Alexander did wrong,
but Persia should also pay Greece
for the bullsh-t done by Xerxes!
We all owned slaves, and were in chains,
for each people it was the same,
we were conquered, and conquered still,
all of us have killed, and been killed.
To punish folks in the present,
does not makes a whole lot of sense,
and we know political types
just use all this sh-t to divide,
to make everyone hate everyone
is the real goal of ‘reparations.’
You’re owed nothing for those long dead,
Get this nonsense out of you head.
Just go live your life, and don’t expect it to ever be easy.
Copyright © David Welch | Year Posted 2021
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