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Posted by Philip Patston on 10 January 2009, 1:48 am in

what does it mean?

So tell me, do

What does it mean

To wake up feeling

Like a bean

That someone would

Without a thought

Impale upon

Their Sterling fork

And eat?

And what about

When times are tough

And everyone's saying

We've had enough

The rich decide

Without the poor

That the gap between

Must widen more

For greed.

We only swim a narrow stream

What does it mean?

What does it mean?

We knock each other's self esteem

What does it mean?

What does it mean?

Things aren't really what they seem

What does it mean?

What does it mean?

It's about time

We stopped denying

That nothing's wrong

We must stop lying

To each other

To ourselves

And take the chance

The time to delve

And learn what it is

About the test

That makes us okay

And not the rest.

I wonder when Caucasians' skin

Began to be seen

As not akin?

What significantly

Changed in our mind

To make skin colour

Reason to bind?

How did such logic

Get dispensed

From our so-called

Superior intelligence?