by Walter Rooks

Land of the free,
Home of the brave,
But in this world
I'm just a slave.

A victim of society,
Or is it all my fault?
Surviving in the Whiteman's world
Is harder than I thought.

The reality of this world
Is worse than it seems,
And day by day
It destroys my hopes and dreams. 

America by Walter Rooks

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