My memory is not yours,
so let us decide now.
We have one foot in heaven,
the other in fiery coals.
Yes or No?
In 1787 negotiators agreed that cows were 3/5ths of the whole.
In 1865 that law was rendered obsolete.
Cows, slaves, same thing , right?
In the 1950’s and 60’s Malcolm X began using ‘Black’
Before then, common names were nigger and Negro.
When did Afro-Americans become fully-accepted Americans?
When spirit has flown the coop,
why is the coop entombed,
and held in reverence?