NYU Black Renaissance Noire Spring 2015 - Page 127

AMERICA i laugh talk joke smoke dope skip rope, may take a coke jump up and down, walk around drink mash and talk trash beat a blind baby over the head with a brick knock a no-legged man to his bended knees cause I’m a movin fool never been to school god raised me and the devil praised me catch a preacher in a boat and slit his throat pass a church, I might pray but don’t fuck with me cause i don’t play If an eagle be imprisoned On the back of a coin And the coin is tossed into the sky, That coin will spin, That coin will flutter, But the eagle will never fly. 125 BLACK RENAISSANCE NOIRE I LAUGH TALK JOKE BRN-SPRING-2015.indb 125 3/29/15 11:42 AM