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Thu, 24.09.2009

THIS IS MY COUNTRY by Curtis Mayfield.

Some people think we don’t have the right
To say it’s my country
Before they give in, they’d rather fuss and fight
Than say it’s my country

I’ve paid three hundred years or more
Of slave driving, sweat, and welts on my back
This is my country

Too many have died in protecting my pride
For me to go second class
We’ve survived a hard blow and I want you to know
That you must face us at last

And I know you will give consideration
Shall we perish unjust or live equal as a na

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I've spent the last 10 years In other people's offices Learning the alphabet of nods and eyebrows And pursed lips, straining for the purse Legs crossed in easy confidence Confident nervous gestures of... MY OFFICE by Lorenzo Thomas
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