Debbie Bennett

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We Hold to these truths


You have made a way for
many a Black Man
You have made a way
for any undone Man

Time said
'get up
shake yourself
get to walkin'
your time has Come'

You have made a way for
us to see one another
like a welcoming camaraderie
as some reach out to each other

And if

'We hold these truths
to be self evident
that all Men are created
equal'

Then we have let America be

Submitted: Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Edited: Thursday, December 18, 2008
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