Poem: Sagging

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 I asked a young brother,                                                                                              “why you sagging?”                                                                                                                He said,   “it’s comfortable;  stylish; I don’t give a damn about reactions and respectfully Old School… I ain’t bragging.”

I said,  “the reason why it’s tolerated in America                                        and you ain’t got buck shot                                                                                           like the ole dayz,                                                                                                                 or ain’t hangin’ from a tree                                                                                            is we fought hard for                                                                                                            [our] presence and                                                                                                               integrity and                                                                                                                                                 that history                                                                                                                                          included me.”

He smiled,                                                                                                                                 I smiled and                                                                                                                               I said                                                                                                                                     “good day.”


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