Sunday, 28 April 2019

The Black Time Has Come by Alisonomi

Larry Busacca, Getty Images for CoachellaThe rise of the Black Sun

Innocent like a charcoal

Bitting mercilessly like cold

Ravaging force of the harmattan

But too long silenced like the death

 

In the past voluntarily subdued

Made to appear like a villain

Sold in the markets like cows

Dragged to plantations in the north

But always rebounded like a ball

 

Lupita Nyong'o and Letitia Wright in 'Black Panther' © 2017 - DISNEY/MARVEL STUDIOSMade vulnerable with reason

His language and culture vilified

His kids made to doubt themselves

And live and fight like betta splendens

Though guided home like Colobopsis explodens

 

Time has come for you to rise

You black children of the Mother Earth 

And face your destiny like lions

Sight, fight, bite and shed your light

Pick yourselves up and walk head high

 

For the Black Time has indeed Come!

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