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Black GirlSo I'm just a black girl
Dealing with a man's world;
I'm a diva, finding my career,
Work the night shift in a black man's bar
Under these white men's rules,
I take the glamour when it's high -
Adorned with bright colours and charisma
That the white women just can't buy.
Yeah, i know, i see the discrimination in your eyes,
You're all the same; you're loose,
You're low and lazy,
Just 'cause the air i breathe is hazy -
It's thick with your thoughts
And our anguish,
And there ain't no way this air can be cleared for a long time,
But, maybe this ain't my place to say,
I'm just working the night shift,
Collecting my coppers then I'll be on my way.
But there'll always be room enough for me, you'll see!
In a black man's bar;
We'll break your white men rules
One day, someday, tomorrow, maybe...
'Cause have our voice
And you'll hear it long, and loud, and clear
Under a jazz beat an a cry, and yessir! You'll know!
You'll just know!
Your SoulSell your soul to me;
I'll pay you with trinkets,
With jewellry and tid-bits,
And dusty old memories, and stickers and pictures,
The book on my shelf, the penknife and Pritt-stick,
With jade tigers and eyeliner,
With smiles and silver marbles,
That locked notebook and my favourite song -
And there, now mine belongs to you.
EmpathyHe walks with a bored lilt, as though the world has settled sullenly on his shoulders like a weighty bird. His face is distracted and moving. One glimpse into that world, and you feel you'll be cast out in the same instance, for he sinks into his depression with such abandon that no one will ever be welcomed there - for everyone wants to feel a little misunderstood.
Ah, but she sinks right through those glazed eyes. She couldn't possibly see...why anyone else could mistake it. It's so beautiful.
She can't see the moody, animated child. Something rises through that, something she knows...remembers...it's real and it's true and it rings around her when she sees him. And if there is anyhing in this world that's important to her, it is empathy.
She frowns as she walks away, but it could never mirror the depth of dispondance in his eyes, and she wonders - could anyone ever hold that amount of understanding for her? Her face is an open book, and yet..it feels as though the world is made up o
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