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Bill Cosby

No punches pulled!
Straight up and in your face.
A man tells of disturbing events...
Absolutely making no sense.
Speaks he does,
To a particular race.
And what they continue to do,
To themselves and children too...
Is a disgrace!
And saying so,
A stance he takes!

How can lack of discipline,
Be something to be admired?
How can uninspired people...
Expect so much,
With a collapse of disregard.
Entertained by fantasy!
Fed by delusion.
Nourishing empty minds long retired!

A heritage disrespected...
From neglect and irresponsibility.
Slipping and sliding into oblivion.
A conformity wished...
That is blissed with unconsciousness!
This truth expressed.
Is this the hopelessness digested?
Publicly addressed...
Are the comments of Bill Cosby!

Dedicated To:
Bill Cosby
For his wisdom, honesty and insight!

'An ignorance does not deserve appreciation!
What it needs is an honesty that is bared and addressed! '

Thank you, Bill! I so admire your intelligence.
You are, indeed, a friend of humanity.
And a truth so many can not face today!

Submitted: Thursday, October 11, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 16, 2011

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  • Ronald Stroman (10/11/2007 6:11:00 PM)

    you're so right about what's stated, because it's truthful. and it ain't even February.
    take care.

    Respectfully, Ronald Jasper Stroman.

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