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Last night I had that dream again...
I watched a lady full of age Walk slowly down the sidewalk She walked as though there was pain in each step And I admired her determination She could have easily squeezed sympathy From anyone that she meet
Rights, equal Outstanding individual Spoke through actions not words Active participant in her own destiny
After the storm comes the rainbow, Vivacious colors splitting the grey. After the clouds shines the sun, Shining light through the tears of the sky. Storms are alive, in you, in me, in the world.
One man willing to stand up for his rights, one woman willing to fight, A man who has a dream for equality in the nation, The woman on the bus encountering frustration,
The long and painful march stopped by the batons and dogs, Some attempted to flee, while others struggled brutally, Jim Crows counts his days; be hanged by the rope of justice,
Sit down, Rosa, you know you can’t win. Sit down, why try when they have white skin? It’s just a futile effort, a losing game, It will only result in your shame.
My splattered blood dries over the newly cemented pavement where my head collided, after my back got soaked and bruised from the fire hydrant cause I'm fighting the tyrant of segregation. You can crush
(poems go here) Rosa Parks and The Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa boarded a Montgomery bus one December afternoon Paid for the ride in the front and walked towards the back,
Sitting in a seat not accepting defeat Rosa Parks took a stand Speaking for the press and being laid to rest Martin Luther King Jr. paid the ultimate price
He entered the bus requested a seat from her she said no with a fuss he made a stir she said there's a seat over there Russ ill get the cops he said if you must russ the cops come
She holds her ground Never giving up her seat Even with the great sound She took her stand and stayed around Throughout all the pain and heat She holds her ground Although she never frowned
There they stood so proud with roses at their feet, sunshine glimmering down, everywhere they looked they could see the beauty of all colors except one, as she entered the bus, wheels going round,
Stop now, hush that fuss Everybody move to the back of the bus She sat there without a fuss Refusing to move to the back of the bus Now we can sit anywhere on a bus Without a fuss, cheers to you, sweet Rosa
In a bus, in the city of Montgomery, A woman came aboard. Little did anyone know at the time, That this woman would change the world.
I had a dream last night that turned into a nightmare,I woke up still asleep and walked to school full of fear.The kids gave me weird looks and I didn't know why,