January 25, 201710:42am instant
WHITE BOY'S BURDEN
i am just a white boyit was my parent's faultred clay under my fingernailsfried chicken in my teethdaddy taught me how to seeso melanin percentagewas an irrelevantbuti am still just a white boyandi listen to Junior KimbroughMOST THINGS HAVEN'T WORKED OUTMcCoy Tyner, Alice Coltrane,Wayne Shorter, MF Doom,John Lee Hooker,
Howlin' Howlin' Howlin' Wolf,Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Bill Broonzy,Saul Williams keep saying
love to see Romare Beardencome down my street withOUT CHORUS and PITTSBURGH MEMORYbalanced on broad shouldersscarred shoulderswhen i say hellohope i don't embarrass myself
Langston Hughes singing stillTHE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERSbeat its breath upon my tongueand the sum of the all thatdoesn't make me any less white
i wear a skin suit that looks like an old man's bodycan't get outta here soon enough to suit mehad more than my shareof the sweetness, the light, the love, and the hopehad more than i wantof the bitterness, anger, hatred, and play actingmy bags are sitting on the curb & i'm ready to gogot my ticket for the J traingot it thirty nine years agobeen itching since thenfeet won't be stillgot get gone in my bones
know i'll see bad bad days before that last one sees me offall the heavies think it's their day in the sunthey think it's time they fronted the suntook its parking spacebeat it at pokerdrank its sauceFrance has oh oh Marine le Penmercy meBelgium has woh woh Geert Wildersmercy meGermany has please please Frauke Petrymercy mewater rising
rising every dayItaly has yai yai Matteo Salvinimercy me
Austria should know betterbut they pushed out LORRRRRRD! Harald Vilimskyfeel like i been nailed in the stocksthey all got together for a great big partythought it was safe to come out the European closetnow that Donnie-John has ascended the throneand the password islisten nowthe password is ANGLO-SAXONstraight from the cold cold lips of Marine le Penas though it were an oraclethey all held hands and flashed their pearly whitessaid we all agree on our autonomy
did you get your copy of
THE PROTOCOLS OF THE ELDERS OF ZION?saidget the coloreds out of here, my country is whiteget the coloreds out of Franceand out of Germany toodon't want those smelly coloreds in our pristine Netherlands, notracking mud across our nice clean Austrian floorssmoking up our American Cuban cigars
the WHITE KING'S CLUB has me worriedlittle white boy like medon't want to see Nero come backbefore i hit the doorsaid before i hit the doorbeforebefore i hit the doornot that Nero please
History makes plain that one destructive force has been consciously chosen by the citizensof countries on every continent. More than any other reason, nationalism has been a pivotfor warfare, injustice, and barbarity. Nationalism has been the excuse that presagedthe events which made the 20th century the most murderous in history. The flood of violenceunleashed by nationalism in the 20th century lead to far more deaths than the total of allwars fought in the name of any ideology or religion in all history. Now in Europe there arestrong nationalist political movements in every major nation. Representatives of nationalistmovements in France, Austria, Italy, the Netherlands, and Germany met togetherfor a celebration in Koblenz, Germany on January 21, 2017. They had gathered to baskin the heat of a major endorsement of their strategies, the inauguration of D.Trump.
I am grateful to The Charlotte Observer for providing thorough journalism to ourarea so that those who want to be aware of events can do so.
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Violence unleashed by nationalism in the 20th century lead to more deaths than that caused by all wars fought in the name of ideologies and religions. Representatives of nationalist movements in France, Austria, Italy, the Netherlands, and Germany met together for a celebration in Koblenz, Germany on January 21, 2017. They were celebrating a major endorsement of their strategies, the inauguration of D. J. Trump. Thank you Observer for providing vital journalism.72 words