I’ve been thinking about us,
America. I’ve been thinking about
unrest, America. America, I think
we need to talk. I want to talk
about equality, America.
I’ve been thinking, America.
We were born with chains around necks,
America, carried across sea to extirpate.
I’ve been thinking about first nations,
America, and about slavery.
Perhaps we should form a committee,
America. I’m not kidding, America,
when I say I think we need to talk.
America, we should talk.
We all deserve to live.
I’ve been thinking about
freedom, America. I’ve been watching us
export freedom, America. Bombs and invasions.
America, something’s not right.
History is alive, America.
America, we are Interdependent.
Co-Arising, America, with every second
and breath. We’re still alive, America
–some of us. We embrace. We breathe,
America. We breathe. Breathe, America.
We have an unfinished revolution,
America. Democracy breathes,
America. It lives in us. It is us.
Confront this history, America.
Revolutions grow, America.
We are sustained by
Don’t be scared, America.
Fear is counter-revolutionary, America.
Look to joy, America.
America is color, sound. America is better
than its wars. America wrote The Fire Next Time.
We see, America: our fear, our anger.
Love is revolutionary, America.
The revolution is love.