Category Archives: music

Say My Name

Definitely watch the entire thing but minute 13:45 is the start of her song “Say My Name” her tribute to Sandra Bland, killed 4 years ago today by the police.

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The Ignorant American: Professional Courtesy to the GEO Group

(Music by Toby Keith) American girls and American guys will always look the other way when black and brown folks die or when they see a baby crying in the hands of the feds left to sleep on the cold … Continue reading

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Breathe

The radio plays classical music, listen it will help you breathe

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Skipping Stones

I last time I had skipped a stone across the water I was seventeen it was the waning weeks before my senior year of high school on a hot summer evening after a hard days work on the farm still … Continue reading

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It’s Just Paper & Pen

We pray, everyday, take our blues far away we just want to watch the game the stadiums filled, is the present God willed? All our skeletons look the same…   Closets are clean when screens are green watch the elephant … Continue reading

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You Can Sing Out Of Tune

Don’t let them tempt you to barter your soul never bow down for plastic, or gold or paper, or powder, or dwellings, or cars turn off the noise and look to the stars…   The answers are out there, the … Continue reading

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Spangled

You might think that we’re free, because of pawns sacrificed but for millions of people, it’s long been darkness, no gleaming What we see now is par, though an unseemly sight on the TV’s we watch, and the internet streaming … Continue reading

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The People Danced

The bullets stopped flying and the machine guns turned into musical instruments and a symphony of death became a symphony of life as soldier after soldier on both sides of the imaginary divide joined together as one playing the most … Continue reading

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Spring

The script was written long ago with an apple bitten so we’d never know that the truth was in us all along but they stole our solstice and silenced our song and said the devil made us dance and if … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

The eyes of the prophets are crossed and the lineĀ is dotted signs are spotted in the crowd remove the shroud it’s too loud to think swim, don’t sink but crossed eyes blink Morse code teaching us to curse the winding … Continue reading

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