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Poverty Is Slavery

Black Krishna
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[2005]
Album: Confessions Of An Aging B-Boy

"Poverty is the worst form of violence."
- Mahatma Gandhi

"Gandhi once said "Poverty is the worst form of violence", because while getting your ass-kicked or getting shot nine-times could land you in a hospital for weeks, poverty can last for years, or even generations...
...and since he's been gone for a minute no, I figured I'd add my two-rupees..."
"Poverty is slavery,
We livin' off thievery,
We givin' so we free to be,
Strapped to the economy,
Taxes are autonomy,
Like a tracheotomy,
Voice has a lobotomy,
Your choices are a part of the-
Machinery,
Modern-day glass and metal scenery,
The greenery,
Home and Garden fortify your home to be,
Alone to see,
Control your World Vision through a big TV,
Amazed to see,
Reality,
Sold as sexuality,
Banality's a malady,
Spark's causality,
Casualty, higher faculties,
Shackled, in actuality,
Mentality, false security,
Purity's, immaturity,
No surety, or certainty,
Lessons stressed eternally,
Forgotten blessed journals,
The souls, of humanity,
Vanity's insanity,
In planetary calamity..."

Contributed by giorgio - 2009/12/14 - 20:26



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