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Thu, 24.09.2009

BLACK WOMAN THROWS A TANTRUM by Nayo Barbara Malcolm Watkins.

I want me a home Man do you hear me
I want me a home you understand.
You done stood and let that cracker take my home
Now I want me a home, nigger
I wants a land that’s mine.

I hardly remember my home been so long
You stood idle
Now you git off ya ass and make me a home
Make me a land that’s mine
So I can set a spell
And breathe fresh air
And ease my mind
live-
and love-
and be buried
in a land that’s mine…..

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