Treasure Island

Hebert Logerie

(Haiti)

I Am Trayvon Martin Too (Speak Aloud, Be Loud...)


I am Trayvon Martin Too
Je Suis Trayvon Martin Aussi
Yo Soy Trayvon Martin Tambien
Mwen Se Trayvon Martin Tou

(Speak Aloud, Be Loud…)

Speak aloud, be loud, and raise the decibels;
So the deaf, and the racist imbeciles
Can hear the storms that are brewing
Over this sad, and unfortunate slaying
Of this young combatant, and innocent brother.
Ring the bells of Liberty from one corner
To the next corner of the globe to raise awareness,
And to inform the world of the meanness
Of 'a few want be' masters of the universe,
Of a few who shoot first and later converse.
If you are not a cop, you should not behave like one.
If you are not a judge, don't act like you can deliver justice.
If you are a false prosecutor, stay away from a true investigation.
The Supreme and the World Court need to act without bias,
Without any preconceived notion of some unrealistic ideas.
They ought to practice fairness and call it like it is.
It is time that we see the real face of equal Justice,
Under the rules of laws that are fair and equitable.
We need to see all hands that are on the table.
May the bright rays of Justice shine upon our society,
And bring peace, and the spirits to live in harmony!

Speak aloud; make very loud noise, to slowly awaken
The sleeping spirits of our deceased civil rights leaders.
We cannot take it any more, we will not be weakened
By hypocrisy and the cowardly lazy behaviors
Of some of our elected or selected public officials.
We will not take it anymore; we will use our potentials.
We want fighters who are willing to improve our situation.
This is not the time to talk; this is the hour of decisive action.
Speak aloud to force the mute to speak and to cry for Justice.
Speak aloud so the deaf and the dead can hear our passion,
And feel our devotion and perseverance for Justice for all.
Speak aloud so the crippled can march and rattle along
With us all over the world, where our brothers and sisters'
Rights are being trampled and violated like some rusty canisters.

Submitted: Friday, April 06, 2012
Edited: Sunday, October 21, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Copyright© April 2012, Hebert Logerie, All Rights Reserved
Hébert Logerie is the author of several poetry books.
http: //www.poemhunter.com/hebert-Logerie/

Comments about this poem (I Am Trayvon Martin Too (Speak Aloud, Be Loud...) by Hebert Logerie )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The Passing Winds, Tex T Sarnie
  2. Too Few Words, Tex T Sarnie
  3. Wake up!, Md. Asadullah
  4. viper kiss, aaron jimenez
  5. बहाना/ Bahaanaa, Aftab Alam
  6. a dream, jaquesha webb
  7. I Go Far to Fetch the Truth, with Hope, Aftab Alam
  8. One a.m., Susan Lacovara
  9. The War Against Lopping, douglas scotney
  10. YOU Are First Fiddle in Your Concert, AL.., Mr. Nobody Nothing

Poem of the Day

poet Sir Walter Raleigh

EVEN such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
And pays us but with earth and dust;
   Who in the dark and silent grave,
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. The Conclusion, Sir Walter Raleigh
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]