Sankofa…Let Us Start With One Day

Sankofa…Let Us Start With One Day

Sankofa …
…Sankofa
….Sankofa!

Our youth cry tears of ignorance and lies
told to them in ways so believable
so picturesque
how could they not
believe…

it’s shameful that we
who feel awaken
to the truths
of Ma’at

and we
who still remember, the memories
untold

choose NOT to speak
of them
Write!
of them
Sing!!
of them
Dance!!!!
of them
BE.
of them.

…For fear of insignificance.
for ignorance of the purpose of fear;
for purposelessness of reasons used as excuses;
for reasons that we too use to excuse,
ourselves…
from responsibility.

Let us start with one day,
and let it be spoken
Let us start with one day,
and let it be written
Let us start with one day,
and let them hear it sung and strummed
Let them feel the dance and the rhythm of the psychological drums
that lead us to the true paths
of a long-awaited liberation… foretold freedoms we’ve forgotten
due to
corruption.

Corruption of our souls,
corruption of our minds,
corruption of our foods,
corruption of our youth.

How do we expect them to firmly grab hold
of the torch,
if they can’t even see it burning?
can’t even feel the heat from it churning??
and don’t even know of it’s purpose???
…or existence

Sankofa …
…Sankofa
….Sankofa!

Let us start with one day…
SPEAK IT!
Let us start with one day…
WRITE IT!
Let us start with one day…
SING IT!
Let them feel the dance and the rhythm of the psychological drums
that lead us to the right path
of long-awaited liberation… foretold freedoms we’ve forgotten

Let us start with one day…
..and let it be
…today!

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