Matt Starking Poems

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1.
Mocking Birds

Why do you mock me
Why do you enjoy mocking me
For so long
Is it because I am black and young
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2.
Freedom Fighters

freedom is a state of mind
and ones wealth, skin or country
cannot determine his freedom
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3.
My Heritage

My heritage is a rich tapestry
Of stories, cultures, and history
It's the land of my ancestors, who
Lived and loved and worked so hard
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4.
Rise Up Africa

Africa, Africa
rise up Africa
Africa, Africa
stand up Africa
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5.
A Thing Called Courage

a thing called courage
it will only open a new page
if I did not cross the oceans
I would have been left alone
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6.
Time And Patience

time and patience work together
time is the seed
and patience is the water
which nourishes life
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7.
A City Of Sin

a City of sin
when will thou go clean
a foolish society
in an archaic city
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8.
When I Am Dead And Gone

When I am dead and gone,
My name will still live on.
For I leave behind a legacy,
Of love, kindness, and bravery.
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9.
Is The World Insane

10.
A Friend Called Success

Success is a friend to
Those who persevere
He is free and very fair
He speaks but they don't hear
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